DIY PRINTMAKING TECHNIQUES – #3 POTATO PRINTS PART IV

Allgemein, Decor, Gift cards, Paintings, Printmaking

Printmaking with potatoes is a fairly easy technique especially if you chose a motive like a triangle or rectangle. Geometric motives are easy to cut with the knife and therefore the perfect to start your printmaking project. In my easy step by step approach, I show you how to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

I collected some inspiring printing techniques on Pinterest.

  1. Required supplies

MoneyPost cards: 1,79€ / 25 cards = 0,07€ per card

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,13€ per card

MoneyPotato 0,35€/ 1kg: = 0,02€

Total cost per card = 0,22 €

search v2 Where to find: 
modulor – Acrylic Paint

3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY Printmaking Triangles – Step by step

Zeit 30 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Printmaking with Potatoes – Triangles

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DIY Printmaking with Potatoes – Triangles

DIY PRINTMAKING TECHNIQUES – #2 RANDOM ITEMS Part II

Allgemein, Paintings, Printmaking

You are not satisfied with your drawing skills? As I already mentioned, I wouldn’t consider myself as a talented drawer. But that does not mean that I am not creative and not able to make beautiful paintings. It is all about the right technique: the second Printmaking-technique that I would like to introduce to you is called “random items”. So get creative and search some random things at your home that you can use for making your unique prints.

  1. Source of inspiration

I collected some inspiring prints on my Pinterest pinboard and some pictures of items that can be used for printmaking.

  1. Required supplies

MoneyCardboard: 0,35€ per piece = 0,35€ per print

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,38€ per paint

Money Greek Yoghurt cup (after you ate your Greek Yoghurt :-))

Total cost per fan = 0,73€

search v2 Where to find: 

modulor – Cardboard

modulor – Acrylic Paint

3. DIY – Step by Step

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Zeit 40 minutes

4. Results

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BRING SUMMER TO YOUR HOME – #5 DIY Flamingo Print

Allgemein, Organic Paintings, Paintings, SUMMER

“Be a flamingo in a flock of pigeons”

If you want something special for your home, you may like the fifth DIY project in my small summer series to #bringsummertoyourhome. This DIY Flamingo Print is an eye-catcher and really stands out in your living room. Using a stamp brings a high number of flexibility to you. Follow the easy step by step instructions to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

On my summer mood-board on Pinterest you can find an “outstanding” flamingo poster as well as a really nice DIY Paper Flamingo.

  1. Required supplies

MoneyLinoleum block: 1,70€ / block = 1,70€ per print

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 12,20€ / 10 tubes = 0,41€ per print

MoneyCardboard: 0,30€ / paper = 0,30€ per print

Total cost per print = 2,41€

search v2 Where to find: 

Modulor – Linoleum blockModulor – Cutting tool

Modulor – Acrylic Paint

Modulor – Cardboard

3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY Flamingo Print – Step by step instructions

Zeit 180 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Flamingo Print

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DIY Flamingo Print

Are you already in summer mood? What do you do to bring summer to your home? Leave your comment or share your pictures with me on Instagram or Facebook: #bringsummertoyourhome

DIY 3D Painting Triangles

3D Painting, Allgemein, Geometric Paintings, Paintings

For this DIY-Project I got inspired by paperflap. The company enables you to create your own contemporary style. Their products are DIY paper animals and sculptures that have to be assembled by yourself. I love the geometrical design of their paperobjects, especially the wall sculptures. This brought me to the idea to make my own 3D paintings with the help of straws. In my easy 4 step DIY approach, I show you how to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

I created a pinboard with 3D paintings and sculptures that inspired me on Pinterest.

  1. Required supplies

Money Hot Glue Gun sticks: 9,61€ / 20 pieces = 0,05€ per 3D painting (1/10 piece)

Money Drinking Straw: 1,59€ / (24cm x 50 = 1200 cm) = 0,16€ / 120cm per 3D painting

  1. Triangle: 6 x 6cm
  2. Triangle: 6 x 5cm
  3. Triangle: 6 x 4cm
  4. Triangle: 6 x 3cm
  5. Triangle: 6 x 2cm

Money Nylon thread: 2,42€ / 100m = 0,05€ / 2m per 3D painting

Money Canvas 20 x 20 cm = 1,48€ per 3D painting

Money Acrylic paint: 2,50€ per 130ml = ~0,06€ per 3ml per 3D painting

Money Masking Tape: 2,99€ / 10m = 0,01 per per 3D painting

Total 3D painting: 1,81€

 search v2 Where to find: 

Amazon – Fackelmann Drinking Straw or Universal A.I. Sheaths

Amazon – Hot Glue GunAmazon – Hot Glue Gun Sticks

Amazon – Nylon thread

NANU-NANA – Acrylic paint & canvas

Amazon – Decormatt Acrylic Paint

Amazon – Masking tape gift box Kamoi Paper

  1. DIY – Step by Step
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DIY 3D Painting Triangles – Easy step by step approach

Zeit 100 minutes

4. Results

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DIY 3D Painting Triangles – artCREATORblog.com

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DIY 3D Painting Triangles – artCREATORblog.com

 

Now it is up to you. Make your own 3D painting and share your results with me on Facebook.

 

What is your biggest challenge with DIY projects? Share your personal problems with me under the following link or leave your comment here:

 

DIY PAINTING OF GEOMETRIC OBJECTS – PART 3

Geometric Paintings, Paintings

I constantly feel bored about my wall decoration. I love to change it every week to bring more variety in my life. If you are also struggling with a monotonous wall, I found an easy and fast way to create pictures to change that. Please follow my easy DIY 4 step approach to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

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Kristina Dam Studio | Graphic objects & my DIY Inspiration pinboard

2. Materials needed

 

Money Canvas 40 x 40 cm: 2,98€

Money Acrylic paint: 2,50€ per bottle = ~0,40€ per painting

Money Masking tape: 5 roles for 6,99€ = 1,40€ per role = ~0,28€ per painting

Total cost per painting = ~3,66€

search v2 Where to find:

NANU-NANA – Acrylic paint & canvas

Amazon – Decormatt Acrylic Paint

Amazon – Masking tape gift box Kamoi Paper

3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY step by step – Painting with Paper Tape

Zeit 35 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Painting with Paper Tape

acrylic painting with masking tape

DIY Painting with Paper Tape

DIY PAINTING GEOMETRIC MEETS ORGANIC – PART 1

Geometric Paintings, Organic Paintings, Paintings

Reviewing my recent paintings, they were either geometric or organic. I was struggeling to put them on the same wall. This is why I had the idea to combine the two types of acrylic paintings. If you follow my easy DIY 4 step appraoch, you can get to the follwoing results.

  1. Source of inspiration
#DIY #PAINTING #ORGANIC #acrylic #black #white

DIY PAINTING ORGANIC FORMS PART 3

#DIY #PAINTING #GEOMETRIC #diamond #cube #acrylic

DIY PAINTING OF GEOMETRIC OBJECTS – PART 1

2. Materials needed

#Materials #organic #geometric #acrylic #paper tape

DIY Materials – PAINTING GEOMETRIC MEETS ORGANIC

Money Canvas 20 x 20 cm: 1,48€

Money Acrylic paint: 2,50€ per bottle = ~0,40€ per painting

Money Paper Poetry Tape: 2,99€ / 10m = 0,01 per painting

Total cost per painting = ~1,89€

search v2 Where to find:

NANU-NANA – Acrylic paint & canvas

Amazon – Decormatt Acrylic Paint

3. DIY – Step by Step

#DIY #step by step #PAINTING #GEOMETRIC #ORGANIC #acryic #paper tape

DIY step by step PAINTING GEOMETRIC MEETS ORGANIC PART 1

Zeit 30 minutes

4. Results

#DIY #PAINTING #GEOMETRIC #ORGANIC #acrylic #paper tape

Result DIY PAINTING GEOMETRIC MEETS ORGANIC PART 1

DIY PAINTING ORGANIC FORMS PART 3

Organic Paintings, Paintings

Are you searching for individual paintings that make your home a special place? If you also struggle to find the perfect picture that fits well into your interior design, I found an easy way for you. Please follow my DIY 4 step appraoch to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

#Organic forms #Painting #DIY #Acrylic painting #Canvas

Source of inspiration – DIY Painting of organic forms

my DIY Inspiration pinboard

2. Materials needed

Money Canvas 30 x 30 cm: 1,98€

Money Acrylic paint: 2 x 2,50€ per bottle = ~0,30€ x 2 = 0,60€ per painting

Total cost per painting = ~2,58€

search v2 Where to find:

NANU-NANA – Acrylic paint & canvas

Amazon – Decormatt Acrylic Paint

3. DIY – Step by Step

#DIY #PAINTING #ORGANIC FORMS #dots #black #white #black & white #acrylic #art

DIY step by step – PAINTING ORGANIC FORMS PART 2

Zeit 25 minutes

4. Results

#DIY #PAINTING #ORGANIC FORMS #dots #acrylic #art

DIY PAINTING OF ORGANIC FORMS – PART 3

 

DIY PAINTING ORGANIC FORMS PART 2

Organic Paintings, Paintings

Are you searching for individual paintings that make your home a special place? If you also struggle to find the perfect picture that fits well into your interior design, I found an easy way for you. Please follow my DIY 4 step appraoch to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

#Organic forms #Painting #DIY #Acrylic painting #Canvas

Source of inspiration – DIY Painting of organic forms

my DIY Inspiration pinboard

2. Materials needed

#DIY #Organic forms #Painitng #acrylic paint

Materials – Painting of Organic forms Part 2

Money Canvas 40 x 60 cm: 9,96€

Money Acrylic paint: 2 x 2,50€ per bottle = ~0,50€ x 2 = 1,00€ per painting

Total cost per painting = ~10,96€

search v2 Where to find:

NANU-NANA – Acrylic paint & canvas

Amaton – Canvas 40 x 60cm

Amazon – Decormatt Acrylic Paint

3. DIY – Step by Step

#DIY #Painting #Organic forms #acrylic paint

DIY step by step – Organic forms Part 2

Zeit 30 minutes

4. Results

#DIY #Painting #organic #black #white #acrylic #blackwhite

DIY Painting organic forms – Part 2

DIY Painting Organic forms Part 1

Organic Paintings, Paintings

Are you searching for individual paintings that make your home a special place? If you also struggle to find the perfect picture that fits well into your interior design, I found an easy way for you. Please follow my DIY 4 step appraoch to get to the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration
#Organic forms #Painting #DIY #Acrylic painting #Canvas

Source of inspiration – DIY Painting of organic forms

my DIY Inspiration pinboard

2. Materials needed

material_Part1

Money Canvas 30 x 30 cm: 1,98€

Money Acrylic paint: 3 x 2,50€ per bottle = ~0,50€ x 3 = 1,50€ per painting

Total cost per painting = ~3,48€

search v2 Where to find:

NANU-NANA – Acrylic paint & canvas

Amazon – Decormatt Acrylic Paint

3. DIY – Step by Step

#DIY #Painting #organic forms #acrylic paint

DIY Painting organic forms – Part1

Zeit 30-50 minutes

4. Results

#DIY #Painting #organic forms #acrylic painting

DIY Painting organic forms – Part1

DIY Painting of geometric objects – Part 2

Geometric Paintings, Paintings

Are you searching for individual paintings that make your home a special place? If you also struggle to find the perfect picture that fits well into your interior design, I found an easy way for you. Please follow my easy DIY 4 step approach to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

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Kristina Dam Studio | Graphic objects & my DIY Inspiration pinboard

2. Materials needed

Materials cube painting

Money Canvas 20 x 20 cm: 1,48€

Money Acrylic paint: 2,50€ per bottle = ~0,40€ per painting

Money Adhesive tape: 0,19€ per role = ~0,10€ per painting

Total cost per painting = ~1,98€

search v2 Where to find:

NANU-NANA – Acrylic paint & canvas

Amazon – Decormatt Acrylic Paint

3. DIY – Step by Step

#diy #painting #acrylic painting #cube #geometric object

DIY Cube Painting – Step by step

Zeit 20 minutes

4. Results

#diy #painting #acrylic painting #cube #geometric object

DIY Cube Painting