Hello,

I'm new to CP & I love trying mixed media in particular  with Folk Art. I purchased "Suzi Blu, Mixed Media Girls" book for the reference. What kind of paper would you suggest to use for Prismacolor pencils for the face that will be cut out & modgepodged, (or she suggests Matte Medium for gluing) onto a canvas??. I tried 20lb copy paper but it tore :(  I ended up painting the face with acrylics directly on the canvas after scraping the paper off. It's not nearly as nice as my torn çp face was...

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This is lovely.! In my limited experience I always use at least 140 g/m weight paper for anything that will be using a wet medium. Anything lighter then that will tear and not be strong enough to work with. Looking forward to your future work.

This is lovely and so adorable. Can't really help you with answers to your questions. I'm not an artiist. But I am a crafter and MP is so dang touchy and I've been using it for years. I have better luck with "Aleene's  Collage Pauge" especially on more delicate papers.

BTW, how do you get the flesh color. That is a real problem for me, esp. with CPs

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