My palette awaits...
I mean my 2 rotten sawhorses and rained-on plywood covered in 2 old sheets awaits, ahem.
The worst part was arranging the dress pieces and getting the edges to lay flat - they curled endlessly!
The best part was airbrushing - so much more refined than spraypainting.
The $90 Alabama Chanin stencil was SO worth it - it's mylar and doesn't soak up the paint, which my little posterboard stencil would've done. Props to Drew for venturing out to take some action shots for me, and major props to Dean, who graciously taught me how to use his manly-man air compressor last night (PSI of 40? No problem!). I took the other one back to Michael's - it's tiny PSI would've been no match for this dress.
And now, please feast your eyes on the most beautiful thing I've ever made:
I will be quitting my day job. I will look for a nice storefront with adequate studio space where I can airbrush and sew to my heart's content. You can call me....The Artist Formerly Known as Dr. Fun. (Wonder if Natalie Chanin needs a partner in South Alabama...)