Tuesday, September 4, 2012
DIY Galaxy shoes
Acrilic paint with the colors you want for your galaxy. (Mine includes light blue, dark blue, pink, purple and white)
A sponge (just a regular cleaning sponge)
A small painting brush
Dark/black shoes made of fabric (so not leather)
Duct tape the soles of your shoes so that you don't get paint on them. Then take out the shoes laces.Make a pallet with the colors you want to use on a surface where you can blend. And make sure you have enough workspace and some newspapers underneath the shoes.
Put some paint on your sponge and start dabbing it on to the shoes. Make sure it has no hard edges to give it that galaxy feel. It does not matter what color you start with. Just try to think about where you would like certain colors and flow from that. Start adding different colors as you go along and try to blend them a bit. Mix some colors together to make different shades and highlights. Don't be to precise.
When you like the look of the base let it dry and do the same with the other shoe. Then let the sit for about 30 minutes.
When the paint has dries a bit its time to place some stars. Take some white paint and sponge some small areas but make sure it's not to bright. This will be the highlights. Then get your little paint bursh and paint on little dots to represent stars. And in the progress make a few bigger stars.
Then let them dry for a day and they are ready to wear!