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What is Decoupage paper

Decoupage is the art of pasting or gluing paper on ordinary objects to beautify them. The word decoupage comes from the french word “decouper” which means to cut out. A piece of paper is stuck to any object with a process which when finished looks as if the paper was always there with the object. …

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Reverse Decoupage

What is Reverse Decoupage

Decoupage on glass or similar material is called Reverse Decoupage. Glass being transparent, decoupage on one side is visible on the other. Glass surface adds on to the dramatic effect. The word reverse is used because the same steps of decoupage are done in reverse. Same set of items/materials used in Decoupage are used in …

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What is canvas

Canvas is a woven fabric, either of cotton or linen. It is a durable cloth used for bags, tents, etc. It is used mainly outdoors to keep various elements at bay. The choice of canvas for painting began as early as 1400s. But it was not before 1600s that the Venetian artists led the charge …

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What is Gesso

Gesso is an essential art supply to make your art surface ready for painting. It is very similar to that of white acrylic paint. Once applied it has a thick coating and makes the surface stiff and hard. It also dries quickly. Good thing about gesso is that you can apply it to any surface, …

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What is Decoupage

Decoupage is an art and craft which involves cutting out images out of decoupage tissue paper and gluing it on a surface in a decorative pattern using your imagination and creativity. Decoupage is a French word, decouper which means “to cut out”. To learn decoupage, one has to follow a few basic techniques. The materials …

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