If you’re looking for easy things to paint, grab these canvas ideas for beginners. All of these are achievable for the newbie artist. Skills Required: None. If you’ve never picked up a paintbrush before, these projects will be a great place to start. They are all canvases and leave a lot of room for error …
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One of the first projects I suggest for beginners is Mod Podge wall art. Grab yourself a small canvas or some wood surfaces and start with one of these popular projects:
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Yes, you can use canvas, wood, and a variety of other surfaces for Mod Podge wall art. If you’ve never Mod Podged before, I recommend buying a small, inexpensive canvas and doing a mini project to practice.
Formulas to Use
For Mod Podge on canvas you can use just about any formula. I recommend Gloss, Matte, or Satin depending on the finish that you want.
Using fabric on a canvas? No need to use Fabric Mod Podge. You can use any formula given that your wall art won’t be washed.
- Print photos on laserjet paper (20 – 32 lb.) or spray both sides of an inkjet printout without clear acrylic sealer
- Use a silicone mat on your work surface so that you can turn the wall art over and smooth from the inside without the Mod Podge sticking to your surface
- Choose acrylic craft paint to paint your canvas; let dry fully before adding any Mod Podge
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Learn how to make a clothespin cross in four easy steps! It’s a simple home decor craft, even if you’ve never made anything before. Skills Required: None. Even if you’ve never crafted in your life, you’ll be able to make a cross out of clothespins. You’ll be pulling clothespins apart, staining them, and then gluing …
Learn how to Mod Podge cardboard letters for your wall! This is an easy craft idea, perfect for inexpensive decor and easily customized. Skills Required: Beginner. You’ll be painting paper mache letters, cutting scrapbook paper, and Mod Podging. It’s pretty easy even if you’ve never crafted before. These Mod Podged cardboard letters that The Love …
Use comic books (or color copies!) and Mod Podge to make this comic book canvas wall art – a great gift for guys or any comic book lover! Skills Required: Beginner. It helps to have some experience with Mod Podge simply because of wrinkle prevention. However, the pieces are small and the painting is easy. …
Learn how to make decorative letters using confetti and Mod Podge! This project is perfect for a kids’ room or craft studio. Skills Required: None. This project is extremely easy. You’ll be able to accomplish it even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush or opened a bottle of Mod Podge. Don’t forget to scroll …
This cute DIY canvas art made with plastic animals is such a fun and easy idea! Mini canvas art like this is perfect for a nursery, kids’ room, or craft studio. You can complete this project in five simple steps. Skills Required: Intermediate Beginner. It’s not difficult to paint canvases, but you are going to …