InstructionsI picked shoes online that I liked, printed them, cut out their design, then used this as my basic outline. I then improvised as I envisioned in my mind. I also used a picture of my friend's dog to paint the dog on the largest painting to be a likeness of him, Splatt. I used a sponge tool to create the borders in black. I used a paintbrush to brush on gel glue and add glitter touches to make ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Cute, Whimsical, Funky, Mod
Acrylic paint, canvas, Art-C glitter, Elmers Gel glue, Art-C liquid gold spray
What was your inspiration?
My friend Kathie volunteers for Make A Wish and is an inspiration to me. I wanted to do something nice for her to give back a little of the joy she spreads to others.
What are you most proud of?
I am proud to have been able to find a way to bring the three paintings together as a collection and feel they look somewhat professional considering I have never been formally trained in painting.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Do not be afraid to pick up a paint brush and just GO FOR IT! That is what I did!