Whimsical Beach Canvas with Mixed Media Paste

Hello Lovely people, Here's Charu wishing You all a very Happy, Prosperous and Joyful New year! May this year be filled with loads of joy, laughter, enthusiasm and loads of creativity! Today I am back with a mixed media tutorial with Little Birdie's newly launched Mixed Media Paste. The good thing about this paste is we can use it as a gesso as well as modelling paste. It comes in 2 colors in 400 gms packs and the best part is, it is good value for money! It is tintable with different Read more...

Once Upon A Time…….. Shabby Chic Mixed Media Altered Bottle

Hello all you lovely people, Mukta here! Winter is setting in and that means.....we are nearing the end of yet another crafty year......there is yet a month more and we here at Itsy Bitsy have so much more to show you guys....I hope you guys are finding inspiration in what we are putting up for you all. This is my favorite season and it just creates this whimsical and magical scene for me......I can't really explain but I just like to add glitter and sparkle in everything I make (Trust me even Read more...

Mixed Media Shabby Chic Canvas

Hello Friends Charu here! This time I am doing a very simple shabby chic vintage style canvas. STEP 1: To start, I used Little Birdie stencils and created some texture with Mont Marte modelling paste.   This is how it looks! Love those textures!! Step 2: Then I arranged some chipboard shapes, flowers and embellishments from Itsy Bitsy before sticking them to the canvas. Step 3: When  I was happy with the arrangement of all the embellishments, I stuck them to Read more...

DIY Tutorial: Mixed Media Altered Picture Frame

Good day Y’all! Today, I’m sharing an interesting DIY Altered Picture Frame tutorial in few easy steps. Step 1: I'm altering a wooden picture frame and I've assembled a few knick-knacks to go with mixed media project. Step 2: Compose the elements on the frame and adhere them using a strong glue. Step 3: Paint a coat of black gesso all over the frame to make it jet black and let dry. Step 4: Spray Gold alcohol splash in colour of your choice and let dry. I have used 'Black Read more...

Lippan Kaam……Kutch Mirror Art in My style!

Hello all you wonderful people This is Mukta here today and I have an art canvas for you all today.  I was recently doing some research for a vacation to Rann of Kutch,  Gujarat and doing that, I came across this traditional mural art form of Kutch called  Lippan Kaam. It is also called mud and mirror work or Chittar kaam. So traditionally, It is made using a mixture of clay or mud with animal dung (preferably donkey, camel or peacock) and mirrors. It is done on the interiors as well Read more...

Simple Canvas Art using the Dream Cut

Hello Everyone!! I love Silhouette paintings. The gradual blending of colors in the background with black shadows of objects in the foreground always catches my fancy. For this project, I decided to create a painting with silhouettes and chose to use the Dream Cut machine to make the silhouettes for my canvas. There are a variety of shapes that can be cut using various dies in the Dream Cut. Assembling everything together on canvas is quick and easy!! I picked up a plain canvas and used colour Read more...