Wednesday, February 01, 2012

easy black and white wall art

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Recently I decided to do a little updating in our black and white bathroom. The walls had been a little neglected and were ready for a little update with art. So I set out to create some easy and simple BUT graphic black and white canvases.


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I started with four 8 x 10" stretched canvases and painted the surface and the sides in black.
Using a white out pen (or a correction pen) I doodled all over the surface.


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I worked my way across the surface with lines, dots and design

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until I had created a pattern on the entire surface.


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I repeated this process for the rest of the surfaces.

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And then I hung them in a grouping on the bathroom wall!

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EASY project with lots of style!

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40 comments:

  1. How fun are those! Sometimes simple is wonderful. They are lovely.

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  2. Love black and white. These are awesome! I could also see painting the canvases a color and using a black marker with the white out pen. So many ideas :)

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  3. Really cool, Alisa! Love this idea, think I might try in lime and teals to go with my bathroom! Did you design the curtain as well?

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  4. Very cool! How does the White Out stand up over time? Does it need to be sealed at all or is it fine on its own?

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  5. Incredible! I bet the White Out people didn't ever imagine this when they created their product. Love it!!!

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  6. I just discovered the white out pens and love them!!!! These are wonderful paintings

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  7. I love this idea! There may be a few bathrooms with similar canvases. I'm thinking of switching my accent colors to gray, I wonder how gray and white would look.

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  8. so fabulous! the overall look with them grouped together has the wow factor.

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  9. Wow, love these:)

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  10. Alisa, thanks for teaching me this beautiful idea!!!

    (Sorry, my bad english)

    Saludos de México!!!

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  11. They look great! Perfect with your bathroom colors and style. You'd never know that was white out.

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  12. I like it a lot!
    And yes...with lots of style ;)

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  13. Wow, these are so fabulous! I love how simple they were to make and how stylish they are!

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  14. This is brilliant! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  15. nadège11:16 PM

    vraiment très joli

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  16. these would make awesome fabric patterns!

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  18. Very good post. Thanks for info!

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  19. Simple but,way effective

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  20. Wonderful!!! Thanks so much for you inspiration!!! Love the black and white....Have a super day!

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  21. I love this! And it actually looks like something I could pull off. Super cute!

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  22. beautiful and doable... thank you so much for sharing :-)

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  23. Very pretty and graphic. Will the white out pen hold up in the humid environment of a bathroom? I would be worried about using the wrong sealer on top of all that doodling and have the white out pen dissolve from the solvent in the sealer. Inquiring minds want to know.
    Aloha, Kate

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  24. Preatty simlpe and stright!

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  25. They look great, what a good idea! Thank you for sharing!

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  26. Magnificent! I love this fun way to turn doodles into something really special. Great job! Thanks for sharing.

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  27. It is a nice post.thank you.

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  28. great) liked everything very much) keep it up and dont stop)

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  29. I'm late to the party, but I just wanted to say how clever these are! It makes me want to buy some canvases and just scribble on 'em with paint pens like you did! =D

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  30. Great project and wonderful solution to writing in white....white out pen!

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