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Phones and Roses

I love acrylic paints. They are cheap, look good, and they can color nearly everything - canvas, fabric, walls, wood, plastic (but not your hands! Since they are water based, it is easy to wash your them if things get messy).

I decided that my phone should wear something more sexy than the boring transparent case it had.
This is how it turned out:

First I colored the entire case with gray paint, and on top of that the rose:

The technique is called 'one stroke painting'. The first time I saw paintings done with this technique I thought it must take years till someone can paint like that. Later I found out that there are plenty of good youtube tutorials and books that explain the method step by step. You have to practice a bit, but nice results can be seen quite quickly.

Here is one of my favorite tutorials:

Enjoy making yours,


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