Su Casa
9.3K Followers · 19.7K Items
Our Kitchen Remodel
Saved 2/04/11 to Su Casa

Friday Afternoon Art Project

We need a BIG piece of art on one of our walls in the living room.  I know it'll be awhile before I can afford something really, this afternoon I got out the brushes and paint and canvas and made a smaller piece for my bedroom...see if you like it!Narrow painter's masking tape is so much fun!!I picked a perfect red...careful to make sure tape is secure against canvas so there is no bleed under it!Voila!  I think it represents how we're intertwined....

Saved to

Su Casa

Our Kitchen Remodel Our Kitchen Remodel Our Kitchen Remodel Our Kitchen Remodel Our Kitchen Remodel Our Kitchen Remodel Our Kitchen Remodel
Neural Neural 4 years 31 weeks
Love it! Thanks for sharing!
cdelaney cdelaney 5 years 6 days
Love it!
LAKR LAKR 5 years 6 days
The red was just acrylic paint at Michael's....nothing special
carolynz carolynz 5 years 6 days
cool idea!
Marni7 Marni7 5 years 6 days
This is awesome and so weird because I did this a couple of days ago too! Well not the exact design but bought a canvas and paint and splattered it everywhere lol Good Job! I love it
vabeachbum vabeachbum 5 years 6 days
The artist tape will work even better if you run a coat of clear medium around the outside of the tape to seal it up really well. I used to use the tape when I wanted super straight lines in a painting but the paint always bled around the edges. Someone told me to coat the edges in medium first and it works like a charm! You can get medium in any craft store. It will be in the paint section.
lauren lauren 5 years 1 week
Looks great! I want to give it a try too!
retroinAL retroinAL 5 years 1 week
Wow! I have been looking for a similar idea for my foyer area-thanks for the post!
LAKR LAKR 5 years 1 week
Artists tape. Go to a arts supply store or a craft store. It's masking tape, but comes really super narrow (like I used) to wider. The narrow stuff can be curved (as I did) if you're careful, Go over it with your fingers (fingernail) to make sure it contacts well, especially where it crosses other tape. The edges are not knife-edge perfect up close, but it still looks cool. I've read that you should remove the tape before the paint dries so it doesn't lift sections of paint.
limelindsey limelindsey 5 years 1 week
Very cool! What kind of tape did you use?