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I had a bunch of old jeans and decided to cut them up and make a picture with jean squares
 
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Step 1: You Will Need

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-Jeans or any fabric. For Bill I used jean and raincoat.
-weld bond or glue
-canvas
-scissors
-marker
- Metre stick
-Patience as I have 18 hours into bill.

For Bill I needed 329 squares. I used jean for his paints. The smooth part of the rain jacket for the skin and the reverse of the coat for the black lines. Mark and cut how every many squares you need.

Step 2: Make A Grid On Your Canvas

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Using your Metre stick draw a grid on your canvas and fill in your outline.

Step 3: Glue The Squares

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I glued the jean first, the skin second, and the black outline for last. Once dry paint white. And background black. Once that's dry I used a weldbond/water mixture to make a clear coat and covered the whole canvas

Step 4: Paint

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With a coat of white over the black. And then another coat of clearcoat.

Step 5: Paint Background Yellow

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With final coat of weldbond to give plastic texture.

Step 6: Make Your Favorite Characters

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Boo is made entirely of jeans also link with colored jeans

Step 7: Get Creative

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I used an old puzzle to make Mario.

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forcedsanity2 months ago
These are amazing and I have so many nerdy friends who would love this for their b-day
poofrabbit1 year ago
These are all really cool but I really LOVE the Mario!!!