This was my first mixed media piece.  I didn’t love it…but, it was good enough and the best I could do at the time.  I made it for Mom and she loved it…of course!

I have been to her several times and recently I have been thinking that I could do better.  On the most recent trip, I told Mom that I wanted to take it and try again.  Here is the redux!  It is better…but, still I need more experience to make it better.  Perhaps there will be another version of this in the future. 🙂

To start, I took off the butterfly and painted what was there with ivory crafter’s paint, gesso, and I put on a printed napkin (which is completely covered!).

I cannot really go through all the steps of making this…if I even remembered.  I will just do a list of goodies that were used.


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5 thoughts on “Mixed Media Butterfly – Redux

  1. Your redux is lovely! Isn’t amazing what a little bit of gesso can do – love the texture and colors!! Thank you so much for playing with us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

  2. What a pretty canvas. I really like the butterfly and the colors you used. Please note that we now ask you to post our challenge graphic in your blog post if you wish to join our challenge. Thanks so much for playing at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge.

  3. Such a gorgeous piece with that stunning butterfly! Really fabulous project and just perfect for our theme at Mixed Media Monthly! Thanks so much for adding it to our challenge!

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