If you are interested I do all of my colouring classes with Alyce from Kit and Clowder, follow the link and you can see what she has on offer!
I forgot to write down the copic colours I used but PLEASE if your interested to know leave me a comment and I will have a look into it for you but I do know for certain this is my skin combo:
E000/E00/E21/E11/E04 and R20
First up (and I’m sorry, I forgot to take a photo!) I grabbed some thick cardboard from some packaging and my A4 sized canvas pad and cut them both down to 5″ x 7″. I adhered them together using our White Heavy Gesso and then also applied a coat of gesso to the top of the canvas paper and left to dry.
My next step was to add some texture to my faux canvas with some more gesso and a stencil in a diagonal from top right to bottom left.
I let that air dry (I didn’t want the bubbly texture the gesso can get when you heat it) and then worked on my layers using my colouring as the main feature (coloured with copic markers). Love how these look all layered up and distressed!
Now I know what my layers are going to look like it’s time to start work on the background of my faux canvas. Please be aware that the step-by-step photos are not of the actual end piece as I got carried away while creating 😉
The only difference (besides the stencil) is that I did not gesso the canvas before doing my stencilling so the colours don’t move quiet as much around the piece!
First up I started with Sapphire Colour Spray. Just using the nozzle I applied a little colour in drips and drops.
Next I added water both from a spray bottle and a wet paint brush and let the colour move around the canvas.
I dried this colour off and then repeated the process with both Lagoon and Carribean Colour Sprays until my whole panel was covered in colour making sure to dry between colours so the colours blended nicely without them all mixing together completely.