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In the Studio with Steven Sabados: Abstract Art Canvas Message Board

Steven shows us how to make a completely unique colour story and transform it into an abstract masterpiece.

Steven shows us how to make a completely unique colour story and transform it into an abstract masterpiece.

If you've been yearning to unlock your inner artist or take advantage of the myriad positive effects of art therapy on your health and happiness, this is your chance to finally do it with the supremely creative Steven Sabados. In this new online series, In the Studio with Steven Sabados, follow along step-by-step as Steven teaches us simple ways to make incredible original art, DIY, fashion and home decor pieces that he's created.

Even if you feel like you don't have an artistic bone in your body, you can absolutely tackle this vibrant abstract art project — with the help of the ever-talented Steven Sabados, of course. First he'll take you through the process of creating a completely unique colour story. Then, it's all about transforming what you've made into an abstract masterpiece that'll make a big splash on your walls. The perfect way to let your creative side run wild, and have something cool to show for it, too!

Note: This project can get messy and also requires lots of ventilation, so be sure to bring your laptop and supplies outside or into the garage with you before getting started.

Steven shows us how to make a completely unique colour story and transform it into an abstract masterpiece. 16:49

Here's what you'll need to follow along:

  • Several bottles of acrylic paint in colours of your choice
  • Wooden canvas board (can be found at art supply stores)
  • Rolling pin
  • Clear plastic drop cloths (you can also use clear garbage bags)
  • Painter's tape
  • Ruler
  • Large vinyl adhesive letters (can be found at office supply stores)
  • Several bottles of white spray paint
  • X-acto knife with a fine blade

Be sure to share your finished abstract art pieces with us on our Facebook page so we can add them here!