Book of Backgrounds 2016, Number 18

In this video lesson, I’ll be using printed tissue as collage material for the foundation of the background and experimenting with transparent and chalky finish paints.

Background Type:

  • Strathmore 400 series Mixed Media Paper, Vellum Finish (Windpower)

Palette:

DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics:

  • Cobalt Teal Hue – DMFA10
  • Green Gold – DMFA14
  • Yellow Green Light – DMFA46

DecoArt Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint

  • Refreshing – ADC13

Prep and Mediums:

  • DecoArt Americana Decou-Page – Paper – DS115
  • DecoArt Media White Gesso – DMM18

Brushes:

Royal Aqualon

  • 1″ Wash Glaze – R2700
  • #8 Round – R2250
  • #10 & 12 Shader – R2150

Clear Choice Stencil Brush

  • Medium Filbert (blue handle) – 1114

General Supplies:

  • Royal Brush Square Brush Basin – RD325
  • Royal Essentials Palette Paper – RD358
  • Royal Palette/Painting Knife – LG2
  • No-Stick Mat (Currently using the Unstick Arts and Craft Sheet)
  • Mister Bottle Filled with Water
  • Paper Towels
  • Baby or Kitchen Wipes
  • Heat Gun
  • Printed Tissue

Manufacturers

Book of Backgrounds Number 18

What did you think?

Have you ever used Chalky paints?  What did you think of them?