Painting Project – Week 4

By June 23, 2009Decorating, DIY Projects

Well, I think we are finally just about done with the painting. Here is where we started, Week 1, Week 2 and Week 3.

This week we got the college jerseys started. We started by drawing a jersey on a piece of foam core board. I thought it should be a little thicker than regular poster board so that we could trace around it easier and hold it up on the wall easier. Turns out, it was super easy.

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Then I cut it out with a knife. I tried scissors, but the knife gave it a much cleaner edge.

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The boys chose 4 college teams that they liked best. I bought the  sample size paint, 1 for each team, and we had plenty.

We traced the jersey onto the wall.

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Then we outlined it first. I bought a package of 4 small sponge brushes at Walmart for .82 cents, and they worked out great.

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Then we filled them in.

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Now we will add the team names and accents. Hopefully, by next week, I can show you the finished project.

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