At the Beach Mixed-Media Canvas - DIY Instructions
2016 CHA Workshop
At the Beach
Designed by Cindi McGee
Makin’s Clay® - Booth #1421
Cindi McGee - CindiMcGeeBehindTheseEyes.blogspot.com
Candice Windham - CandiceWindhamDesignStudio.blogspot.com
Thanks to the following manufacturers who generously donated product for our workshop -
Booth #828 JudiKins™ - Diamond Glaze™, Clear Glass Micro Beads
Booth #701 Beacon™ - 3-in-1 Adhesive
Booth #1701 DecoArt® - Americana Decor™ Chalky Finish Paints, Metallic Lustre™
Booth #2551 Loew-Cornell™ - Paint brushes
Craft Attitude™ Printable Craft Film
Additional Required Materials:
Booth #1421 Makin’s Clay® - Earth Tones, Concord Blue, Olive, Grape Leaf, Natural -Makin’s® Seashell Push Mold
Makin’s® Waves, Sand Texture Sheets
Makin’s® Clay Tools
Makin’s® Ultimate Clay Extruder™ - Discs #7, #12
Makin’s® Ultimate Clay Machine™
Burlap Canvas Panels
Clear drying glue stick
Booth #631 Sizzix® Big Shot™ Machine
Sizzix® Bigz Die - Sand & Sea
Print verse onto Craft Attitude™ film. Trim around verse. *Note - when printing text on Craft Attitude, it is important to REVERSE the text before printing.
Roll selected shade of clay from Earth Tones set to #5 on Ultimate Clay Machine™; if handrolling, roll to about 1/16” thick. Place sand texture sheet over clay and press gently to transfer texture to clay. Let dry 24 hours.
Use Sizzix® Big Shot™ and seahorse die to cut seahorse from textured, dry clay.
Apply glue stick to back of verse sheet, mount to canvas on bottom half over painted area.
For seashell embellishments, mix selected shades from Earth tones set with Natural clay to marbleize. Create assorted shells using Seashell push mold. Apply Metallic Lustre to
Roll Concord Blue clay in Ultimate Clay Machine™ to setting #5. Place waves texture sheet over clay and press gently to transfer texture to clay. Use cutting tool to cut thin wavy pieces of clay for “water”. Mount to bottom of canvas using 3-in-1 Adhesive.
Arrange seashells as desired beneath verse, allowing some shells to overlap. Mount with 3-in-1 Adhesive.
Place Grape Leaf clay in Ultimate Clay Extruder™ with multi-hole disc (Disc #7). Extrude.
Place Olive clay in Ultimate Clay Extruder™ with flat rectangular disc (Disc #12). Extrude. Add Metallic Lustre to both styles of sea weed. Arrange as desired on left side of verse, extending from bottom upward. Glue in place.