Cover the Canvas With Gel, Stick the Photo and Soak It With Water, This Is How You Can Create Something Marvelous!

Whenever we look for a present for someone important, it is a fantastic opportunity to show how much we care about them and how well we actually know this person.
Of course you can take a short-cut and get something ready-made, but isn’t it a DIY gift that is always appreciated the most?

This time, let it be your favorite photo which you can copy onto a larger canvas, creating in this way a unique image that is bound to end up on the living-room wall.

The things you need:

• a photo printed on paper (size 40 x 40 cm for example),
• a proper kind of canvas,
• gel medium,
• a paintbrush,
• a sponge.

Keep all the things at hand. Print the photos, spread the canvas in front of you and get the tools ready

Cover the Canvas With Gel, Stick the Photo and Soak It With Water, This Is How You Can Create Something Marvelous!

Apply the medium on the canvas

Cover the Canvas With Gel, Stick the Photo and Soak It With Water, This Is How You Can Create Something Marvelous!

Do it carefully, leasing no spacer or edges clear

Cover the Canvas With Gel, Stick the Photo and Soak It With Water, This Is How You Can Create Something Marvelous!

Time for the best part; first put the photo next to the canvas to see if everything is right

Cover the Canvas With Gel, Stick the Photo and Soak It With Water, This Is How You Can Create Something Marvelous!

Then place it on the canvas, wait until you feel that the gel glue will penetrate the paper. You need to wait until it’s wet

Cover the Canvas With Gel, Stick the Photo and Soak It With Water, This Is How You Can Create Something Marvelous!

Of course you need to remember about the edges – they have to be covered with the photo, too. Nothing will come off later on

Cover the Canvas With Gel, Stick the Photo and Soak It With Water, This Is How You Can Create Something Marvelous!

The priority now is to prevent any wrinkles and bubbles. Everything must be perfectly smooth

Cover the Canvas With Gel, Stick the Photo and Soak It With Water, This Is How You Can Create Something Marvelous!

Now leave everything for 24 hours

Cover the Canvas With Gel, Stick the Photo and Soak It With Water, This Is How You Can Create Something Marvelous!

It’s time for the sponge. Slightly soak it with water and rub the Picture with it. It works something like decoupage

Cover the Canvas With Gel, Stick the Photo and Soak It With Water, This Is How You Can Create Something Marvelous!

Don’t worry about the excess paper. Be gentle and the final effect will be stunning

Cover the Canvas With Gel, Stick the Photo and Soak It With Water, This Is How You Can Create Something Marvelous!

Very soon you will be holding a real master piece in your hands. Isn’t it a nice gift for the person you care about so much?

Cover the Canvas With Gel, Stick the Photo and Soak It With Water, This Is How You Can Create Something Marvelous!