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Topic: Help! I need some wall art. Help! Not just any wall art.  (Read 1909 times)
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« on: January 30, 2010 12:13:48 AM »

So my first semester in college all the blank and boring walls of the dorms were driving me nuts. Our hall ran a hall activity that involved painting these adoable little 4x6 canvases to spice up the study lounge. There were a ton left and so I being the thrifty resident art major (art education actually) that I am snagged a few for when inspiration struck. And so it did, and my Beatles portaits were born!

Paul & Ringo

George & John

In their place of honor above my desk Smiley (please don't hold the twilight calandar against me...it was a present from my grandmom...haha)

John, Paul, Ringo, and George are all freehanded in acrylic paint on 4x6 canvas and are based off of the cover art of their album A Hard Days Night. My camera's not the best, but there is supposed to be a kind of two-toned effect to each of the background colors. They look really nice above my desk and really manage to liven up my walls! Questions, comments, concerns are always welcome!
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« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2010 12:35:01 AM »

Great idea! I have a friend who would absolutely adore them Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2010 03:42:09 AM »

These look so good together!
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2010 05:57:40 AM »

Nice job.  They came out awesome!
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2010 09:08:32 AM »

Dual ode to the Beatles and Andy Warhol?  Wink

Great project!!

The only purpose of the day job is to buy the craft supplies!! Cheesy  Seriously, I LOVE making personalized crafts. I now have a line of hand-crafted fans and notecards using the Zentangle (R) technique. I have also become a Certified Zentangle Teacher and teach other artforms and techniques.
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2010 09:55:16 AM »

that is such a cute idea! im jealous you got to steal all of the leftover canvas... i would have done the same thing Smiley

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