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Inspirational Pastel Bubble Mixed Media Canvas

Americana® Stencils

Inspirational Pastel Bubble Mixed Media Canvas
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Inspirational Pastel Bubble Mixed Media Canvas

designed by PLA Schneider

Inspiration will bubble up in any space with a mixed media canvas in pastels and Americana® Stencils.

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Americana® Stencils

  • Inspiration (6" x 8") (ASMM38)

DecoArt Media® Fluid Acrylics

  • Cobalt Blue Hue (DMFA08)
  • Dioxazine Purple (DMFA12)
  • Translucent White (DMFA40)

DecoArt Media® Specialty Products

  • Matte Medium (DMM20)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • scissors
  • 1" flat brush
  • cosmetic sponge
  • tissue paper (assorted colors)
  • canvas


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Cut out circles of various sizes from various colors of tissue paper. (Shown: yellow, purple, blue, pink, green, and white.)
  2. Using a 1" flat brush, apply Matte Medium in a small area on the canvas. Place the tissue paper circles down as desired. Apply another layer of Matte Medium on top. Layer smaller circles inside larger ones.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Randomly outline some circles with Translucent White.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Create a mix of Translucent White and water. Drip the mix onto the canvas and let it drip down. (Blow lightly if needed to help it slide down the canvas.)
    Step 3 Example
  5. Position the stencil (shown: Inspiration) as desired. Using a cosmetic sponge, apply Dioxazine Purple to "love". Apply Cobalt Blue Hue to the remaining words.