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splatter away!
The pictured shirt has been cut across the top for a more feminine look. Either way they look amazing! I use acrylic paint found at any craft store. Walmart also sells it. It runs for about 2 bucks for the big bottle and 50 cents for the small bottle. I like using 5-7 colors, but that is totally optional. Have fun! If you have any questions feel free to ask!

Posted by Brittknee from U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, United States • Published See Brittknee's 3 projects »
  • How to paint a t-shirt. Splatterpainted Tee - Step 1
    Step 1

    First set up your area and gather supplies. I like having plenty of papertowels and a cup of water handy to clean the brush, also lay out newspaper to protect your surface, the paint goes everywhere! Put a sheet of cardboard inside your shirt to prevent paint from bleeding through to the other side.

  • How to paint a t-shirt. Splatterpainted Tee - Step 2
    Step 2

    For best results I like using an old toothbrush to splatter the paint. I prefer squeeze the paint on the bruch rather than dip the brush in the paint. Have a firm hold on the brush at all times, pull the tip back with your index finger, and let go. Kind of like a sling shot.

  • How to paint a t-shirt. Splatterpainted Tee - Step 3
    Step 3

    I recomend doing the darker colors first. Make sure you clean your brush between color changing, otherwise the splatters look like a mixture of not so cute colors.

  • How to paint a t-shirt. Splatterpainted Tee - Step 4
    Step 4

    I generally use about five to seven colors on my shirts. The shirt pictured has purple, turquoise, lime green, hot pink, neon orange, and lastly a few spots of a cloud blue. Let one side dry complpetely then flip over and do the other side.

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Artisticlover · 1 project
How well does the acrylic paint stay? I looked it up and a lot of the places I found it says you need an adhesive for "best results." What is your opinion from doing the paint splattered shirt?
Brooks Z.
Brooks Z. · Madison, Wisconsin, US · 74 projects
Chelsea D.
Chelsea D. · 9 projects
can you wash it ?
rachel. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 9 projects
i looove it! and yes i know i already commented. haha but btw if that popsicle drippped, you wouldnt notice =)
♥.Pe@chy=] · Southern, Virginia, US
oh my gosh=D
Hot Coco
Hot Coco · Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CA · 8 projects
I'm making my two best friends these shirts for Christmas. :]
STUBS! · Phoenix, Arizona, US · 7 projects
i loved doing this project it was so fun, thanks a bunch.
Brittknee · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 3 projects

oh and good idea kaylee.
oReO~cOoKieE · 9 projects
michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA · 1258 projects
love it, has such a 80's feel
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