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« on: July 15, 2012 11:12:26 AM »

My hubby bought these black, plain converse shoes to wear while playing drums at formal events...he now plays at fun places, so it was time to revamp his boring black shoes! I remember seeing some pretty cool painted ones on Craftster, so I started looking to see how it was done...

I used fabric paint markers and just started doodling....one thing led to another and the next thing you know, I had painted all four sides....now he wants to do one of his other pairs and I will do the other...what a fun way and inexpensive way to get "new" shoes!





Thanks for looking! And, thanks for all of you who inspired and taught me how to do it!
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« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2012 12:01:17 PM »

Exactly why I LOVE Craftster!

Those shoes aren't plain or formal any more! It turned out interesting, nice and fun! I especially like the salamander (I was translating that, it turned out to be the same word, hahaha)

Great work! Show us the other shoes too when the both of you are done, will you?
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« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2012 12:21:54 PM »

These are made of AWESOME!
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« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2012 02:31:59 PM »

Salamander? I thought it was a gecko! Anyway, it looks great on the shoe.

I wouldn't dare doing that on my husband's shoes...ah ah, I can imagine the look on his face Shocked, but I would like them for myself.
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« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2012 04:24:49 PM »

I love my happy shoes, and love yours too. Nothing better than dandying up a pair of boring shoes. Great work, and like yoopidou want to see your others. I used permanent markers, highlighters and colored pencils.
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« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2012 08:12:38 AM »

Those are so super fun! The lizard is definitely my favourite part. He's so cute! Cheesy Great job on these!

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« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2012 08:35:29 AM »

Thanks!  It is a common image from Mexican art...I tried to do things that were fairly easy since I was freehand drawing as I went...

Next pair, I will probably sketch out a plan...or not! Cheesy
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