Step 1 - Brush on crackle medium onto a surface (here I am using a $1 box from the dollar store) coat evenly over whole surface.
Allow to dry (better dried naturally-but you can use a heat tool just don't leave it on the surface to long).
Step 2 - Brush on your choice of paint this will be the top coat and the black will show through the cracking process. (apply a nice coat of paint with one swipe).
Step 3 - Allow to dry and see the lovely crackle appear. Now just embellish your project.
Crackle sneak peeks!!!
Yes that is my Cottage Chic Mini-I so love this crackle technique that Marion Smith showed us on her ustream video on her channel (apieceofcraft).
I did try the copic stitch and oh yes it's easy! Love how it looks with the crackle technique, I wanted to use chicken wire but the holes were to big, so laying around my studio was this heavy duty wire mesh...love how it looks on my Cottage Chic Mini.
This tutorial was inspired by Marion on her youtube channel.
Youtube -apieceofcraft (Marion Smith)
happy creating, Peggy Lee
Folk Art Crackle Medium
Apple Barrel Goose Feather Acrylic Paint
Supplies in sneak peek:
Marion Smith digitals cottage chic
Claudine Hellmuth Studio Multi-Med. Matte
Ranger Distress ink-brushed corduroy and pumise stone
Ranger Distress Stain-walnut stain
Twine and Wire Mesh