Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Halloween Wall Art

I've been inspired by all the free vintage clip art on The Graphics Fairy website.  I love that site.  AND I love Halloween.  So I printed out a few of the Halloween images I loved and set to work.  For two of the pieces I hand-painted the art using the picture as a guide and for the framed piece I just printed out the graphic, Mod Podged it to a canvas I painted orange and then framed it using some left over molding and my miter saw.  I painted the molding black before attaching it to the canvas.  I just glued it on using silicon glue against the canvas and wood glue at the mitered corners.  I did fill the cracks with some wood putty and then painted over it, but it wasn't really that necessary.  I love how they turned out, my mother-in-law wants to buy them from me and my five year old daughter said it looks like a "real artist" made them.  Thanks, I think.?

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