Jungle Life, Cling Fern, and Smile Sentiments Canvas by Kathi F. Rerek

  1. Add a drop of Blue Green Light Media Fluid Acrylic paint (MFA) to a palette, spritz with water, then brush the wash over the canvas.
  2. Repeat this step with the other greens until you have a background that you like.
  3. Brush Media Matte Medium over top to seal the paints. Set aside to dry.
  4. Using Tuxedo Black Memento ink, stamp the parrot and iguana. onto white cardstock.
  5. Fussy-cut both images, color with Copic markers, and edge with a dark marker. Set aside.
  6. Ink the Fern Garden stamp with Green Oasis VersaFine Clair and Olympia Green VersaFine inks. Use a stamp positioner to stamp the canvas. Repeat if necessary for good coverage. Heat set.
  7. Sprinkle some Leaf Green Brusho onto a craft mat, mist with water, then splash onto the canvas. Heat set.
  8. Sprinkle some White Brusho onto a craft mat, mist with water, and use a fan brush to dab white marks along the fern leaves. Heat set.
  9. Place the iguana onto the canvas and use a charcoal pencil to create a hill for him to perch upon.
  10. Paint the hill/perch with Viridian MFA paint. Heat set.
  11. Use Matte Medium to adhere the parrot/branch and the iguana to the canvas. Let dry.
  12. Computer generate "It's a jungle out there" and print onto cardstock with a laser printer.
  13. Using Green Oasis VersaFine Clair ink, stamp "Choose Kindness" onto white cardstock. Heat set.
  14. Trim the sentiments and use Media Matte Medium to adhere them to the canvas. 
  15. Coat the canvas with another layer of Media Matte Medium.
  16. Edge the entire canvas with Jet Black StazOn ink.
  17. Finish the canvas with brass metal corners.
Print Project

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Copic® Markers:

  Blue Yellow Macaw: B04, B06, B16, B18, BG01, BG02, BG05, BG07, BG09, Y15, Y17, Y19, T0, T1, T4, T5, T6, T7

  Blue Iguana: Same as Macaw plus B60, Y04, G43

  Branch: E21, E23

Media® Fluid Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®:  Blue Green Light, Translucent White, Pthalo Green Blue, Sap Green, Viridian

Brusho® by Colourcraft Ltd.®: Leaf Green, White

VersaFine Clair™ Ink by Tsukineko: Green Oasis

VersaFine™ Ink by Tsukineko: Olympia Green

StazOn® Ink by Tsukineko: Jet Black

Media® Matte Medium by DecoArt®

6x6 Canvas Board

Metal Corners: Source Unknown

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