Sand and Shell Canvas Art

Level of difficulty:  Beginner

Celebrate the first day of summer with this easy sand and shell craft!

What You'll Need:

  • Crafter's Closet Acrylic Paint Set
  • Crafter's Closet Premium Paint Brushes
  • Crafter's Closet Paint Mixing Palette
  • Crafter's Closet Hot Glue Gun
  • Crafter's Closet Hot Glue Sticks
  • Crafter's Closet Glitter White
  • Crafter's Closet Tacky Glue (No Image)
  • Crafter's Closet 8 x 10 Canvas Board
  • Small Cup
  • Seashells
  • Sand

Let's Do This!

 

Step 1:

  1. Mix together a light, greenish-blue color and paint the left half of the canvas. Be sure to leave the edge in a wavy line to mimic a wave. Let dry. 
  2. Mix together a light tan - using red, yellow, black, and white paint. Paint the remaining canvas. Let dry.

 

Step 2:

  1. Combine sand and iridescent glitter together in a small cup.
  2. Apply tacky glue to cover the entire tan side of the canvas.
  3. Top the glue with the sand and glitter mix. Shake off excess.

 

Step 3:

  1. Hot glue seashells in a fun pattern over top of where the blue paint and sand meet, following the curved line.

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