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« on: August 24, 2013 07:23:14 AM »

I'm currently in love with this particular kind of project! This is the second shirt that I've painted in the galaxy/nebula style. I was a little ballsier with this one...I bleached a lot more of the shirt and used way more colors than I was comfortable with. But, I think it turned out even better than my first. I'm already plotting my next shirt, which will be for a fellow Craftster member.

The original tank top was black, and I used white and many, many shades of blue, pink, and purple...even a little bit of yellow. The paint is acrylic, mixed with textile medium, and a bit of water. I used mostly sponges to paint the shirt. I used a brush to do the 'bright' stars. The tutorial I sort of follow is here.





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« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2013 08:13:21 AM »

This turned out great! I love the colors you used.
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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2013 08:53:36 AM »

Shinny and impressive! Great work!
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2013 10:01:48 AM »

that is super super cool!  I really love the colors!
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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2013 11:30:05 AM »

That's so pretty!  I love the contrast between the pink and blue.
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« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2013 06:53:36 PM »

I would buy that in a heartbeat!  It's so beautiful!
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« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2013 08:13:27 PM »

Beautiful! I love it!  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2013 10:39:18 AM »

Thanks, everyone, for all of the positive feedback! Halfway through these huge projects, I get cold feet and have to push myself to finish. I have a hard time imagining what the next step is going to add to the scene, KWIM? Somehow, all those 'stars' hide everything I see as less than perfect.  Wink
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« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2013 09:49:27 AM »

This is awesome! I'm hoping to do something like this soon, I just don't have fabric paint right now. The colors look great!
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