Elmer's Glue on Canvas, then paint the whole thing. I have totally done this, but with a hot glue gun. Elmer's Glue seems to be a better idea since hot glue leaves behind strings and is harder to work with.
baby panda, it's so cute! Can anything be so adorable? (besides my baby of course, I'm not biased or anything ;) but seriously I just want to squeal its so cute! I like baby pandas if you couldnt tell.