Monster Murals

I’m often asked if I paint my own murals… why yes, yes I do! And here’s a quickie tutorial for you!

Monster Murals

I’d like to introduce you to one of the first Monster Murals that I have created for the boys’ birthday… Ike! You can find more of my murals here and here.
Monster Murals

Invest in a roll of paper ~ you wont regret it ~ you can find cheap roll ends at most newpaper offices.
Monster Murals

I start with a quick pencil sketch {I’ll often pull up images from Bing for inspiration}
Monster Murals

Then I begin to add colour to my image.

Monster Murals

I use acrylic paint {it’s very forgiving} ~ any brand will do.

Monster Murals

After adding my colour ~ the key is really outlining with black {or a darker colour}.

Monster Murals

I then cut him out and add some serious personality to my party!

Monster Murals

Monster kiss from Cameron…

Monster Murals

and another from Isaiah!

It’s all about them after all! Have a wonderful day guys!

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  1. Annie Rose says

    Your monsters are very cute! I agree a roll of paper is really useful. Another thing you might try is painting them on a piece of canvas or drop cloth with a bit of textile medium mixed in. That way when your done with the mural you can back it with another piece of canvas and make it into a pillow they can save. Your designs are too cute to throw away!!

    I love the pictures of your boys kissing them. My twin boys are 15 now – I miss those moments sometimes…they grow up too fast ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Terrell says

    How fun is this!!! So creative indeed! ๐Ÿ˜€ I’m happy to be your newest follower of your delightful blog and I’d love to have you as a friend at Frou Frou Decor! I’d also like to invite you to link your sweet creations up at my link party each Friday! Hope to see you there!!
    ~Terrell @ Frou Frou Decor~

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