My art group, The Pandoras, met at my house two weeks ago. We followed the directions that Lyric Kinard put on her blog a few weeks back for painting shoes: http://lyrickinard.blogspot.com/2010/06/tutorial-painting-shoes.html We had a great time! Here are a few pictures of our day:
These are the shoes I chose to paint:
With one coat of Gesso:
Here’s a close-up of the detail I put on with paint pens:
Here are Michelle Sheets, Grace Howes, and Susan Brubaker-Knapp busily working. (Michelle had finished the painting on her shoes and was knitting while they dried):
Grace busily painting:
Susan working on hers:
Here are the shoes at the end of the day:
Michelle Sheets are top left, the grey ones; Grace Howes’ are top right; and Susan Brubaker-Knapp’s are bottom right.
I love getting together with these talented women! I always leave inspired.