Paints provide colors to life. Since time immemorial, paints have been used in order to create wonderful art works. However, one of the latest paint technologies that have actually been quite revolutionary is the use of spray paints.
For a lot of people, spray painting is oftentimes equated to graffiti or vandalism. This is because spray paints are quite easy to handle and bring wherever, that is why it is most commonly used by vandals and graffiti artists. However, not many people are aware that spray paint makes possible the creation of beautiful art as it allows the easy manipulation of the paint itself and its impressions on a poster board.
In this article, I will be discussing the step by step process of using spray paint for creating art. Specifically, I will be providing instructions on how to create or paint a solar system. This is perfect for your bedroom or for the bedroom of your kids. This is something that I have taught a group of people who work very stressful lives in their job as lead geeks lead generation. The good news, they enjoyed it. I hope you will too.
Step #1: Find the best area to paint in.
In choosing the area, it is very important to consider ventilation. This is because spray paint has elements that can cause irritation, dizziness, headaches, among others when done in an enclosed area. As such, it is important to try spray painting out of doors or with open windows. In doing so, you will not be that exposed to the paint fumes. Before you start painting, make sure that you wear a mask.
Step #2: Look for objects that can be used to represent planets.
For this purpose, any round object will do. It is important to note that the objects must be in different sizes to correspond to the actual sizes of the planets. You may use old plates, lids, bucket covers among others. Arrange the plates accordingly on the board that will serve as the base for your art.
Step #3: Create your planets.
Using the objects that will represent planets, spray its outlines. Then choose the most appropriate colors for your planets and spray them with paint. You can put texture on your planets by spraying a bit of black paint on top of the planets and covering it with a piece of paper such as an old magazine or newspaper while wet. You can put your hand on top of the paper and run it over to create an interesting imprint or design.
Step #4: Paint the sky and stars.
Complete your art by arranging the plates according to the order that you want. The paint in the sky and stars. There is actually a technique in adding in the stars. Just apply the spray paint lightly. Once done and dry, you can remove the round objects to see your painting come alive.
Happy with the result? Check back here for more tips and tricks in creating your spray paint designs.