Surface Pattern Design – Paint Your Sneakers! | Lidija Miklavcic | Skillshare

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Surface Pattern Design – Paint Your Sneakers!

teacher avatar Lidija Miklavcic, Design, Mixed Media Art, Surface Pattern Design

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6 Lessons (38m)
    • 1. Surface Pattern Design Inspiration - Paint your Sneakers

    • 2. Tools

    • 3. Shoe Background Painting

    • 4. Doodles Painting I.

    • 5. Doodles Painting II. Outlines

    • 6. Bonus Video - DIY waterproof wax making

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About This Class


Why wear something like that, if you could have unique and in your style artsy shoes instead? Why not personalize them, and get a good conversation piece. Just wear your art, man. Its fun, and you live just once, so express yourself.

Join me, and we will play together and make something beautiful for this rainy weekend, and yes, you are an artist, it's in you.

PS Just be aware that your friends will want a piece of your unique art too.


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Lidija Miklavcic

Design, Mixed Media Art, Surface Pattern Design


I work as self-employed pattern maker-designer a.k.a. Tutorial Girl. I design everything from shoes to clothes and bags … anything I need that I can’t find. I recycle a lot of old jeans into a new hand painted and free motion stitched surface patterns, so my designs are a little bit more personal to me. I have a big wish to become a surface pattern designer some day and the last few years I’m the happiest if my hands are covered with paint. I’ve never grown up and I still live like DIY person.

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1. Surface Pattern Design Inspiration - Paint your Sneakers : surface but their own design. Inspiration. Introduction. Okay, See the class by. I want to show you my inspiration for this project. It's one of my old pair off campaign teachers. I think painting considerably for everybody. So I wish you will play with me Syrian a class. 2. Tools: surface, but that in design inspiration those I will lose acrylic paint If you like. You could use fabric paint still, because I want to have a soft surface. I will mix fabric medio mixing palette or glass office rock or old T shirt brushes, a glass of water or spray butter. Stances are stamps household items for mark making mumbo stand, sir, but they were to find, so let's start plane. 3. Shoe Background Painting: surface, but there and desire inspiration. Background painting. Take the shoe Laces are protect the robber side with masking tape. - You could paint with fabric paint, but if you were paint with acrylic Daniels or fabric medium, so the surface will be softer. One advice. Don't you speak in court Harper with the first lead, Because these two colors already five blue part in it read fabric Media Miss Doctors, so you will know how much you need to mix it with the critics. Take time and paint slowly. Union spots blend paint with water bland white or black on some places. This is how background calories supplied just your sworn colors or just court in one painting session. So you want making use fabric made only the critics for softer family. Finish clean the brush on the sneaker before you will change it to the light color before second layer off color. Great pain to drive or it could plant with. Previously. I did paint the matter parts to, but I think color were not stick on it. Just continue with background painting on the rest of the shoe. Spray water and lose track for blending from some points after first layer off paint is dry. You could paint your contrast that collar anti drone planned. Plant some more one more time on the second ship. I always start with the long painting first the brush on paper and you could use it later For some project. - A grand painting on second show will be similar, not the mirror of the 1st 1 In next video, we were start painting. We do this in court, whose 4. Doodles Painting I.: surface, but they're in design. Inspiration. Good list training. Bare your cold colors for second. - I will show you how you could use Stan Sirs and now the phone. Begin with painted godless. Enjoy. Throw some leaf shapes. If you have your mix school colors with white, you will get nice shades off new colors. Play with mixing colors on the sneakers. Five circles on good shapes. You see, Just don't listen. Is it right? If you want to blend colors, do this. When the paint is wet, shapes are overlapping. Could be a good thing. Finger painting. It's fun. Second shu san technique. This is a package from hair clips, youth forest answer bamboos, the answers but a dead brush stock. The next widow. We will make our outlined with this. 5. Doodles Painting II. Outlines : surface, but they're in design inspiration outlined with this second player off collars use black or right for excellent car. Maybe you could, too sharply throw some Auckland's or roadless play like you draw some shadows to your shapes. You could roll lines like that to just play or do this out a little bit more. Do less or the second show you see when a line is supplied, the show almost get a new graphic dimension. I love it now. The black line is dry. We could go on with color if the land is too fat or if we want to get more blends or contrast tryto black collar with almost dry brush and you will get really nice plant effect . This way. The same elements off design really, really pop up. If the show would be bigger kind of supply, spank with water will get bigger effects on it and a little bit adjustment with one second Shu san technique. Removed the masking and repeat for the second show Cleaning time. Spray water please for a minute or two on scrap the colors off. I used to Scott my hand painted choose Really Osho yours in the gallery for the and I have prepared the special bonus veto just for you 6. Bonus Video - DIY waterproof wax making : surface but there and design inspiration. D i Y waterproof X Work outside and be careful. Use a plan. You don't use it for food and solely merit one part or beeswax on small sheets. There slowly, with measure box office slowly still dealing with this one. I was working on a court weather, and it's more quantities, so my beeswax was going really fast, so I didn't need to merit it one more time. Now measure her off serpentine and slowly merited. Let me repeat the recipe. You need one part off beeswax car, part off the sindoor and hot still really well and live it for cooling down dif. Use a pent means plastic plea for later storage. Uh, affects. Use Iraq on plays the wrecks on your sneakers. Use gloves for this process and protected man the rocks with a gun on your lower power. Don't merit the robber and be careful. It's hot. It sure lies and repeat for the second show. And if you are interested to learn how toe combine fabric bent and stitch, then look for my other classes one more time things for drink with me on us a picture so we will be inspired from each other for a nice day. Bye