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A Little Prima Canvas

I LOVE BALLERINAS, almost as much as I LOVE PRIMA FLOWERS!!!  Funny thing is I was never a ballerina, but you can bet this girl has plenty of PRIMA FLOWERS!!!  The images of beautiful ballerina poses are a great compliment to Prima flowers!

Today I have a free standing canvas for you!

Prima Art Alchemy Acrylic Paint:
  Metallique Soft Satin
  Sparks Dragon Eye

Prima Flowers
Altered Pages Collage - 1793 Vintage Ballerinas 
Gel Mediuum
Black Gesso
Chipboard Swirls
Tacky Glue

Wet around the edges of the image you would like to use and gently rip around the edges.

Paint Canvas with Black Gesso, let dry. 

Apply gel medium to the canvas, spritz the image with water and lay flat on the wet gel medium.  Smooth the image.  Apply a layer of gel medium over the image. Let dry.

Paint the chipboard swirls front and back with the Prima Art Alchemy Acrylic Paint: Sparks Dragon Eye.  Let dry.

Dap a bit of Prima Art Alchemy Acrylic Paint: Sparks Dragon Eye on the Prima Flower.

Dab Prima Art Alchemy Acrylic Paint: Metallique Soft Satin around the ballerina and on the canvas. Dry!

With Tacky Glue attach the chipboard swirls and flower.... who said you have to stay on the canvas?

What ballerina wouldn't want to display this sparkly gold and pink canvas on their mantle?

More inspiration photos!



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