Do you know where you keys are? Me neither. I never know where my keys, cell phone and scissors ever are located at any one point.
Speaking of keys, when I was making this canvas, I wanted to use keys. I love using keys in my art, but I mostly use it to fill in white space. This time I wanted to make it my focus...and started thinking what keys represent, so much there to explore. In my case, I was exploring that I lose them all the time. Is that a thing? Lol, it is now.
How it's made
I used an 8x8 canvas. I first decoupage it using book paper, then glued the tag, corrugated cardboard and metal numbers. I then added texture paper, and sand texture paste. The embellishments (gears, arrows, key) were painted separately, using rust metal paint oxidation method. I painted the canvas using several layers of acrylic paint, starting from the lightest to darkest color, listed by order; Gesso, Titania White (in between layers), Buff, Red Iron Oxide (looks like rust), Teal, then a tiny bit of Payne's Gray. I hope you like my canvas.
I am submitting this canvas to the Vintage Journey "Canvas" June Challenge
Mixed Media and Art June Challenge