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I came up with the idea of making a "denim" covered purse out of cardboard and acrylic paint.
For this purse, the length is 7 and 1/2 inches. One piece is cut to to a width of 3 and 1/2 inch, while the large, triangle shaped ...
Cut several pieces of kraft paper to 3/4 of an inch. This will be folded in half, fitted to the cardboard pieces of the purse, and glued into ...
I used regular white glue for this, but a tacky glue is good too.
Just like painting the barn, you need to start with a primer coat.
Paint with the grain of the cardboard, and try to leave bits of the white primer showing through. Using a "dry" brush works best.
Again, using a dry brush, add white highlights to the blue denim "material".
I used an orange paint diluted with some white so the thread appears faded. It is used denim, after all. Each stitch is highlighted with an off white, ...
Here, I painted the rivets with orange and burnt sienna. A shadow is drawn with the black marker to give the appearance of a shadow. For the clasp ...
Velcro is added to keep the top closed and protect the money!
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