My Creative Process: Old Cutting Board Transformed

Hi all,

So… I have been really intrigued by the idea of creating art using unorthodox materials. I especially like the idea of using found objects as materials to paint on. For example, in an earlier post, I showcased my paintings on old records. 

Click on this image to see how my Paintings on Old Records turned out!
Click on this image to see how my Paintings on Old Records turned out!

The main topic for today’s post is a piece that I have created out of a seemingly useless piece of wood. An old cutting board to be exact. A cutting board that I sanitized, painted with a base coat of white paint, decoupaged, painted again using a plethora of colors and then embellished with buttons and other odds and ends. Below you will find the method of creation for this piece that I call: Bibliophile.

Painting The Cutting Board White
Decoupage: Book Pages and Scrapbook Paper
Outlining the Image in Pencil
Painting Basic Shapes. Adding Blocks of Color.
Adding the Base Colors.
Even More Color!
Finishing Touches. Black Outlines, Final Details and Embellishments.

And Voila! I have successfully (I think) turned an old, practically unusable wooden cutting board into a piece of art.

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As always, thank you so much for taking time to read this post!


Copyright Notice:

Bibliophile. Copyright. Annotated Audrey. 2013 ©

All images contained in this post are copyrighted by the artist. All rights reserved. Please do not use this image without permission.

I encourage you to share this image, but if you do please give me credit as I worked hard to create this piece.

Thank You!

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