I have a project for you today that every single person reading this can
accomplish. Promise. And since graphic, geometric art is trending right now,
you can have a piece of art you love with very little artistic angst involved!
canvas, a circle punch (mine is 1 1/2” in diameter), matte Mod Podge, and some paint swatches.
For an 8×10 canvas, I only used 6 paint swatches that were gradated through 6
shades of each color (2 swatches that were next to each other in my fan deck
per each row). I focused on various shades of orange, which is the
complementary color to the paint I used (blue).
that you have on hand from a painting project. I actually used an old paint
deck that I am cannibalizing from my office.
If you regularly use paint swatches
in your projects, just remember that they aren’t really free. We’re paying for
them in other ways, like through the price of paint.
colors on each circle.
ombre pattern that alternated between the center line being vertical and
horizontal. I think it looks like the circles are in motion.
the canvas. Allow to dry for about 10 minutes. Then apply a thin coat of Mod Podge to the entire
canvas. This will keep your circle edges from popping up again. And then you’re done…a simple, graphic piece of art. I can totally see this art in a little boy’s room. Not that we have any of those around here…so I put mine in my kitchen. It’s bright and fun and sunshiny…love it!
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