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Topic: A blank canvas. What is the best technique?  (Read 981 times)
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« on: August 07, 2008 09:08:34 PM »

I have recently bought a three dollar pair of white vans at a thrift store(hurray!) and I was wondering what the best techniques for revamping them would be.
-can I dye my canvas shoes nicely without messing up the rubber or anything?
-I'd like to paint them, but I don't want them to look shiny...
-I could sew fabric on there...but I can't think of any sweet ideas...
-sharpies...I don't want it to bleed either.
I don't know. What do you guys think is the best technique?
here's the deal:
    I'm not really into the skull and crossbones sort of thing
    I really want them to be cute and witty...but if it would be just a cool,                        original design, that would also do.

« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2008 09:35:26 AM »

you could paint acrylic over it. Cheesy

But what I did on mine was I used markers..
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