Lately I've been painting bedrooms and furniture. Not my favorite kind of painting. Last night, I got home from work and thought about continuing to paint furniture, but I just didn't want to do it anymore!
I worked on something for myself instead. I have several large plain t-shirts that I've been wearing as maternity shirts. They work great, because I don't have to buy actual maternity clothing. The only problem is the color block. Sometimes I feel like a giant blob of color, and the blob is only getting bigger.
These pictures look all whacked-out. I "enhanced" them in iphoto, so...maybe that's why? I don't know, but you'll get the general idea.
I only have yellow, white and green acrylic paint, because I bought it for a different purpose, but here's how I made it work with my shirts.
I just love paisleys!
Those speckles on the top shoulder were not part of my original plan. They became part of the plan as I kept accidentally dropping paint from my loaded brush when I was painting the top three paisleys. Art develops on its own. It changes and morphs throughout the creative process. When you only have one canvas, you can't afford mistakes!
I also love daisies!
The yellow in the flower petals doesn't look so stripe-y in real life. I guess the flash accentuates it.
Here's my modeling in the mirror:
This was a fun project that didn't take too much time. Near-instant gratification. Go and do likewise spicing up your t-shirts!