Upcycled soap dispenser mixed media style – a quick overview on how to work on glass canvas

Hello everyone! I hope that you are having a great day. Do you have household items that do not serve their intended purpose anymore? This is the case for the soap dispense that I’ve bought from the Superstore (or grocery store). I like the vintage look that this soap dispenser has, and the rose gold pump is perfect for what I need.

For some reason, the pump stopped working no matter what I did. So, instead of throwing it away, an upcycled project should be interesting to do. To start off, I have watched a few YouTube tutorials on how to paint glass. The reason why I made some research was to ensure that my work would not fall apart after it’s done (speaking through experience). Here is the video that was most helpful to me:

If you have worked on glass as your canvas, suggestions are welcome in the comment section below :). Thank you


Materials


from Superstore (grocery store)

  • Unused soap dispenser
  • Honey holders

from Michael’s

artists loft® white gesso 16 oz from michaels canada, mixed media project white primer, can be used on a variety of porous surfaces, including canvas, wood, panels or paper
  • Liquitex Ultra Matte Gel Medium – – for some reason, it seems that Michaels do not have it in their website any longer, so here is an alternative link from amazon : https://amzn.to/2W2QWiW

from Scrapbook.com*

  • Ground Espresso Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Archival Ink Pads – Mini Kit – Three: http://shrsl.com/1lqpx
  • Prima – Finnabair – Art Extravagance – Stone Effect Pastes – Pumice, Limestone, Concrete: http://shrsl.com/1nph4

from AliExpress


from the Dollar Store

  • Green Moss
  • Vase Fillers

Others

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