A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Need help? Click the HELP link at the top of the screen to read the docs or ask at the Help Desk.
Total Members: 302,359
Currently Running With Scissors:
571 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: another "doodle" painting  (Read 770 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
Offline Offline

Posts: 484
Joined: 14-Jan-2008


View Profile
« on: May 16, 2009 08:50:38 AM »

Here’s my newest addition to the “doodles turned paintings” series (see http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=297401.msg3388224#msg3388224 for the first one and an explanation of the process behind making one of these paintings). 

It’s painted with acrylics and acrylic mediums (specifically, medium gloss gel and super heavy gel for modeling) on foam board, over a base of papier mache.  I had friends collect plastic bottlecaps for me for a few days, and I attached them to the painting.  I used the clear ones “as is”, and covered any colored caps with aluminum foil.  I also made small foil balls and attached those to the “clouds” as well. 

Sharp image:

Blurry image, but you can see the clear bottlecaps better:

Some of the foil balls:

Some of the bottlecaps:

Super simple, I know, but I’m happy with it!  I have one more of these “doodle” paintings in the works.
Drop the Yarn and no one gets hurt!
Online Online

Posts: 3990
Joined: 23-Nov-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2009 09:21:17 AM »

Very cool, I like the colors and texture Smiley


"Stars, hide your fires, Let not light see my black and deep desires"
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2009 04:20:30 PM »

I love that, it is so bright and cheery.  Plus it's a great use for those pesky bottlecaps that I'm pretty sure can't actually be recycled.
Offline Offline

Posts: 7716
Joined: 08-Mar-2007

You cannot master what you will not try

View Profile
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2009 08:43:54 PM »

Whoa!  I love the 3D effect of this painting.  And I love it that you are recycling as well.  Great job.

50 projects-shooting for 100--- 62 done
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2009 06:04:01 PM »

I see why you might call it simple but with the layers and the textures and the depth I definitely think it looks layered and rich. Very nice- and I love your tree one! I think it might be my favorite of the two because of the colors used.

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Jesse Hackett Sculpts Recycled Instruments
Tristan Eaton Recycles Garbage Into Art
Incredible Sculptures Made Out of Butter
Mattia Trotta Transform Metal Wires Into Art
Meet Burning Man Sculpture Artist Marco Cochrane
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Fabric Boxes
Tute Tuesday: A Pod of Narwhals
Hey, it's summer. Go outside!

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.