Canvas Art Tutorial

Adding artwork to walls is a simple way to make a space personalized and interesting. For those of us who don’t have a couple hundred dollars lying around for artwork, canvas art is a cheap solution. All you need are five materials and about an hour to take your walls from drab to fab!

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Materials:

Step One:

On the blank canvas, I used a 14 X 11 in. canvas) stretch your painter’s tape horizontally across the canvas creating stripes. Stripes can be evenly spaced or varied widths.

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Step Two:

With the acrylic paint and flat brush, fill in the lines you made. Choose a lighter color of paint so your writing or picture can be seen over the paint. Then, let the paint dry and remove the painter’s tape.

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Step Three:

With the charcoal, draw an image or write out your favorite quote. Be careful where you place your hands because the  charcoal smudges easily.

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Voila! You have your own personal artwork to hang.

Good luck,

Olivia

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