I wanted something unique to hang on my wall and I already had an empty frame/shadowbox. Burlap has awesome texture, but I honestly don't remember why I decided to try painting on it.
This is not a perfect piece of art by any means, but every time I look at it it makes me happy, and (wistful?). I saw this dandelion design on a quilt over at V and Co. and fell in love with it, seriously when I start quilting I really really really want to make this one.
My artwork was a lot faster than quilting and because it was practically free I won't feel bad when I someday get sick of it and throw it away (I just almost erased "throw it away" because living in the pacific northwest you are bred to reduce reuse recycle! :)
Here is my little tutorial on how to paint quickly and easily without a brush! Enjoy!
Looking back I am not sure that this project was worth the full-on tutorial, but it was good practice. Taking decent pictures is HARD and using picture editing programs can really take hours. My appreciation for quality blogs goes up every time I got through this process.