Step 1.Take a canvas you may have, but want to give a face lift to.
Step 2. Gesso the surface, then start adding collage elements.
Step 3. Use Texture paste and stencils for background.
Step 4. Print words and add to canvas.
Step 5. Paint in highlights and shadows over your work.
Step 6. Antique with Rich Gold over texture.
My "Reclaimed Canvas" Artwork
Hope it "Inspires" you to paint your own !