Lately I have been feeling super inspired by black and white word paintings. However, I am no painter nor have I claimed to be, so this type of project was right up my alley! Between this and this I knew I needed words on canvas in my life. I really liked the idea here of using lyrics to a song to make things more personal. Lately, I've been loving This Must be the Place (I prefer the Iron & Wine version Chance prefers the original Talking Heads...A house divided you could say.) Here is the final result!
Full disclaimer: I might have been drinking wine while painting and I might have repeated and skipped lyrics.
But it doesn't bother me so.....
All you need is a canvas or two and black craft paint. I used a very small brush because I couldn't get the cursive to be legible with a bigger brush. Eventually, I'd like to put a huge colorful painting right in the middle of the two but I haven't found the right one yet. I would also recommend using much bigger canvases but I had these on hand so they just kinda happened.
This is a perfect rainy day project especially if you don't think you can paint. Hope you like it!