This is a neat idea! You buy regular Elmer's glue at the store and a canvas. And then you make a design with the glue on the canvas and wait for it to dry. Once it's dry, you pick a color that you like and paint over the entire thing!
How-To: CRACKLE PAINT FINISH WITH ELMER'S GLUE... Did you know that you can create a weathered crackle finish on wood and fabric with just paint and Elmer's glue? Check out this crackle paint finish tutorial from Ann at Make the Best of Things to see how it's done!