The easiest and the cheapest way to get a crackle paint effect is the crackle painting technique with Elmer`s glue (PVA or school glue). This technique is good on wood, on glass, on metal and on any other kinds of surface. To make such crackle paint we need:
Once upon a time I had to decorate sides of wooden jewelry box. I use to use lace and mordant for it but this time the main picture was not blending with lace or mordant. And I decided to make a composite background. In this article I want to show You all the steps of painting a composite background. It is very easy to do and allows to get interesting decorative effect. So let’s see what materials and tools do we need for this process.