Create Mixed Media Art - Sugar Skull
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Hokus Pokus Decor transfer
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Dixie Belle Blue Sponge
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Gilding Wax
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Hokus Pokus Decor transfer
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Clear Coat
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Dixie Belle Blue Sponge
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Thrifted canvas! Let’s paint it and decorate with Hokus Pokus transfers!
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Paint the entire canvas and frame in Caviar by Dixie Belle.
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I wanted to fade the middle. I added Fluff. Blended together.
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Trace a sugar skull. This was from the dollar store. I used it as a stencil.
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Paint in Fluff to create a skull.
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See my plate? That’s the inspo for this mixed media project.
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I added the details on the sugar skull. Painted them in Caviar.
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Use what you have to create circles. This was a bottle cap and a couple of heart shapes.
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Fill in the details. Use as many colors from Dixie Belle as you like!
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I used a glue stick to dab on colors and circles.
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Create what your heart desires!
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Let’s add some flowers! This is a decor transfer from Hokus Pokus. It’s called Baroque.
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Seal your piece with a satin clear coat. This helps the transfer adhere.
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Hokus Pokus Decor transfers are burnished down onto the surface.
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Cut up the pieces you would like to use and apply to the canvas.
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Add some shine with Gold Gilding wax. You can apply with a brush or your finger.
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Sugar Skull mixed media art is complete! What a gorgeous piece of art for Day Of The Dead!
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Thanks to Hokus Pokus & Dixie Belle! Recycled art! Follow me on social media @thetopdrawerrva
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