Space Oddities – Day 8

This is Day 8 of the continuing saga of the creation of the “Space Oddities” project for the 2010 da Vinci Days Avenue of Imagination Community Art Project.

If you missed it, here’s Day 7here’s Day 6….here’s Day 5….here’s Day 4….here’s Day 3…. here’s Day 2 … here’s Day 1.

Masking the Back Side
Masking the Back Side

Here I’m Masking the Back Side to prepare it for spray painting.

The Base
The Base

I spray painted The Base with black paint.

The Back Side
The Back Side

I spray painted The Back Side with black paint.

The Back Side Revealed
The Back Side is Revealed

After another coat of black paint and removal of the paper, The Back Side is Revealed.

Black Outline
Black Outline

Using a black marker, I painted a Black Outline all over the body.  This is the right side view.

The Front Side Outline
The Front Side Outline

Here’s The Front Side Outline.  It’s now coming to life.

The Left Side View
The Left Side View

Here’s The Left Side View.  I modeled this rocket after a 1960’s samba volkswagen van, which, to me, is the most interesting of all their vans.

The Blue Begins
The Blue Begins

Using acrylic paint, The Blue Begins.  I cut in around all the edges.

Front View of Blue
Front View of Blue

Here’s the Front View of Blue cut in.

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Left Side View
Left Side View

Here’s the Left Side View of the blue cut in.

Back Side of Blue
Back Side of Blue

Here’s the Back Side of Blue cut in.

That’s it for Day 8.

Continue on to Day 9…

joyfully, Maureen, The Mandala Lady

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