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Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes (Not Including Dry Time)
How to Make a Geometric Galaxy Print T-Shirt
Nothing's cooler than a craft you can wear! Try customizing this trendy galaxy print shirt by painting different geometric shapes, switching up the paint colors or using a colored t-shirt. Just remember, if you use a colored t-shirt, lightly dab white paint over the stenciled area before beginning the galaxy design.
Fit shirt on cardboard form
Fit your t-shirt over the cardboard form. Stretch the sleeves and the bottom edges around to the back of the form and secure it with a few pieces of painter's tape. This will assure a tight, flat workspace for painting.
Apply painter's tape
Rip 3 pieces of painter's tape and firmly press them onto the front, center of the t-shirt in a triangular shape.
Dab lavender paint
Lightly dab the large sponge brush into lavender paint. Begin dabbing paint along the outer edges and diagonally across the triangular shape.
Dab magenta paint
Lightly dab magenta paint along the edges of the lavender paint.
Dab metallic blue paint
Lightly dab metallic blue in the remaining spaces, leaving only hints of white t-shirt.
Dab black paint
Lightly dab black paint across the diagonal color line and along the edges of the stenciled shape.
Paint white stars
Using the smallest sponge dauber, apply white dots of paint in a random pattern all over the painted design. Then, use a paint brush to free hand star shapes.
Let dry completely
Let the design dry completely.
Follow your favorite paint's instructions for proper heat setting and garment care techniques.