Here's a tutorial for one of the simplest DIY canvas wall art I made for my husband's birthday last year.

Things you'll need:

Stretched Canvas (I have used 18" x 24")
Acrylic Paint (I used a combination of blue and green shades)
Insultaion/Artists's/Scotch tape (Tapes come in various width, so choose as per your requirement. I used regular electrician's tape)

(Tee Hee Hee...You know by now that I'm a fan of Camel products :P)


  1. Take the tape and stick it in the word form you want to write on the canvas.

2.  Paint above the canvas. I originally wanted a bottle green colour as background. But since I finished my colour halfway and it was late night, I used prussian blue shade for the remaining canvas. I pressed the wet paint using a chequered cloth to give it some added texture.

3. Let the paint dry.

4. Peel off the tape.

5. Ta-dah! Your painting is ready!!

6. If you're not happy with the finishing of the letters once the tape is removed, fill in the letters with a colour of your choice with clean strokes at the outline. (Like I did with an ivory shade).

7. Spray the acrylic varnish over it to protect the painting from dust/water and fasten the colours. Also helps it to long last without fading.

Presently, on my bedroom wall.

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