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Picture of Tartan Terrier Painted Shoes

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Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.

Tartan Terrier Painted Shoes

Great Scot! These fun shoes give “walking the dog” a whole new meaning! Tulip® Fabric Markers® and dimensional paints help you add personality to a plain pair of canvas sneakers.

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Instructions:

1. Remove laces from shoes. Stuff shoes with filler to provide a firm surface.

2. Using chalk pencil, lightly draw two ¾” wide stripes going around shoe. Refer photo. Repeat with two stripes down tongue of shoe.

3. Outline and fill in spaces with Red marker pen.

4. Mark 1½” sections around shoe and make vertical chalk lines.

5. With Blue marker pen, draw line going down over the red and white spaces.

6. Fill in the white spaces with Blue.  Refer to photo. Let dry.

7. Pull up the tongue.  Shake bottles of White and Black Slick Dimensional Paint.

8. Pull stripe of Black across center of the Blue and Red areas. Repeat with White stripes on either side of the Black. Let dry.

9. Draw one stripe of Black in the center of the Red in the opposite direction. Let dry.

10. Transfer Scotty dog pattern onto sides of shoes using pencil and small piece of carbon transfer paper.

11. Outline dog image with Black dimensional paint. Let dry.

12. Repeat making lines with the Black and White dimensional paint on sides of the shoes using the same pattern as the tongue. Let dry.

13. Use Tulip® Cordless Heat Setting tool to set crystals in dog’s eye and around shoes where desired.

14. Cut length of tulle for shoelace (approximately 50” x 6”). Wrap clear tape tightly around each end and lace up shoe and tie.

Miscellaneous:

  • Carbon transfer paper
  • Ruler
  • Paper towels (to stuff in shoes)
  • Clear tape
  • Black tulle - 1/4 yard
  • Pencil
  • Gray chalk pencil
  • Scissors
  • White canvas sneakers

Designed By:

http://www.ilovetocreate.com/content/images/thumbs/0048126_250.jpeg

Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.