Tuesday, June 19, 2012

rusty relief painting

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As many of you know I love 3-D and I keep coming up with new ways to use it- I am on a mission to use it in all kinds of different ways! This time around I used 3-D paint to create rusty relief paintings on canvas.


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I used my stash of Scribbles 3-D Paint Pens.

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And I doodled (of course) in white all over the surface of a canvas that I painted in a rust color (I was inspired by rusty metal for this project).


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I filled the entire surface with my designs.


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Once the 3-D paint was dry I painted over the top of my designs


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and then wiped the paint away- just enough to pull the pigment from the top of the dried 3-D paint.


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The result is a relief painting that has wonderful dimension and texture on the surface and because of the color, has the feeling of rusty metal.


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18 comments:

Carmen said...

Hi Alisa,
Great idea, I also like the two patterns together. What did you paint on canvas or wood?
Carmen

Lucy Chen said...

Very good idea for layering. Thank you.

girlunwinding said...

I don't get the feeling of rust as much as I do Henna. It is a wonderful use of puff paint and as always your designs are terrific.
Peace~
Dawn

Janie Husband said...

love , love, love this effect.... ;-)

HollyM said...

Ooh I like this technique. I was thinking it would look good in other metal colors and antiqued as well.

nuray said...

i love it :)

Hope Amen said...

Fab! I love this!

Fan said...

Lovely idea! I'm so glad that I found you!
{Fan by sofan!}

Debbie said...

Great idea, it looks amazing!!
I'm going to have to give this a try!!
x0x0x

Holley said...

Love it...I rust fabric and paint on it, but now I have got to give this a try! Thanks for all your inspiration and great ideas! Holley

Cindy Lietz, Polymer Clay Tutor said...

Wonderful Alisa! The rusty paint on top of the dimensional paint gives the piece a very cohesive look. Just love it!

Marie aka Grams said...

Now that project is right up my alley. I assume since you shared it, it's public domain? I'd love to try it. Thanks for the fun.

Chris said...

Hi Alisa, such a pretty young lady!! I'm just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.ca/

katieokeefeblog said...

What a great idea! I would love to do something similar on some home accessories. Thanks for sharing!

Lynda said...

Alisa, Love this technique! Wow. Thanks for sharing. It's on my list to try next.

Paloma Accessories said...

My creativo, gracias por comparti!

Karen said...

These are beautiful! They remind me of Mehndi designs on canvas :) LOVE! LOVE!

LeeAnn@Encouragement Is Contagious said...

Those are so beautiful. What an awesome technique you've shared. Thank you!

Lee Ann

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