DIY Abstract Masterpieces




These colorful masterpieces are a great idea for a gift or a awesome decoration for your room!

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Step 1: Supplies

For this Instructable you will need:

Paint (a variety of colors)
Painter's tape (NOT ELECTRICAL TAPE)

Step 2: Placing the Tape

Next you will need to creatively place painter's tape on your canvas(es) to make a unique pattern. See the pictures for some ideas.

Step 3: Painting

Now it's time to paint! Once you have put tape on your canvas(es) you will paint the different sections of the canvas(es), alternating colors.

Step 4: Peeling the Tape

After you are done painting and the paint is dry, you will need to slowly and carefully peel the tape off the canvas(es). As you can see in one of the pictures there is still black tape. This is because I used electrical tape on one of mine, and electrical tape is hard to peel off without ripping the canvas(es). So I decided to re-tape that one (this way you can't see the paint that went on the tape because there is another layer of tape). Enjoy your new Masterpiece!

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    5 Discussions


    5 years ago

    Apposed to painters tape, would blue masking tape be alright?


    5 years ago

    Great idea! I can do this