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3D Canvas Art with Paint

I’ve seen this Pinterest pin floating around a bit. How it goes is to use either Elmer’s glue or hot glue on a canvas and then simply paint over the whole thing in one colour.

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So I’ve tried it out and my first attempt with Elmer’s glue was unsuccessful, basically it does not really work as the glue tends to run and flatten while drying.

I then went to take two in which I attempted the same process with hot glue, you’ll see below the results of this. However, I would suggest using a larger canvas than what I used. Simply because it is hard to control the consistancy of the line on a smaller canvas.

 

 

 

And here is the finished picture.

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Not really what I was expecting and I have to say that trying to cover all of the glue spots was a small task itself. Although I did stumble across the original blog where this pin originates from: http://virginiaandcharlie.blogspot.ca/2011/07/canvas-project.html and found that contrary to most pin descriptions the original blogger actually uses “Puffy Paint”.

 

To conclude I would love to try this project again after finding some “Puffy Paint” simply because I love the white on white pallets!

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