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Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva

| Mixed Media

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Beginner
Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva | Hobbyideas
Gathering together timeless moments has been the inspiration for these frames – Timeless Diva Madhubala, the bicycle frame and the butterflies fluttering in the background of newspapers that have been stuck. These art pieces can create a retro atmosphere. 
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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Bicycle:

Take the printout of the letters in the antique style

STEP 2
Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take a 10” x 12” sized fine art stretched canvas.
Stick the printout on the canvas with Fabric Glue.
Leave it to dry.
Draw and paint the bicycle using Acrylic Colour - Black 02.
Let it dry.

STEP 3
Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Paint the canvas again with a coat of Acrylic Colour Pearl Metallic - Gold 352.
Leave it to dry.
Write the word “Bicycle” on the above corner using Acrylic Colour - Black 02.
Leave it to dry.

Butterflies:

STEP 4
Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Take a stretched canvas that measures 12” x 16” in size.
Cover the canvas by sticking the newspaper strips using Fabric Glue.
Leave it to dry.

STEP 5
Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Take an A3 sized white paper and draw few big and small sized butterflies.
Place an A3 sized OHP sheet on the drawing, paint the design of the butterflies using 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky - Black 708.
Leave it to dry.

STEP 6
Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Paint the butterflies using Water Based - Glass Colours. You can use colour combinations of your choice to pain the butterflies.
Leave it to dry.

STEP 7
Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Cut along the outlines of the butterflies.
Take a small sized plastic bottle, cut the bottle vertically.
Take the cut bottle and the butterflies and Stick it on the canvas using Fabric Glue.
Refer to the image.

STEP 8
Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Make the bottle attractive by filling colourful wooden beads in it.
Your beautiful butterfly canvas is ready.

Timeless Diva Madhubala :

STEP 9
Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Take a stretched canvas that measures 16” x 20” in size.
Take newspaper sheets.
Cut the sheets of paper with your hands into 1” broad strips.
Stick the strips on the canvas using Fabric Glue.
Leave it to dry.

STEP 10
Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

Take an A3 sized image reference of the actress Madhubala.
Trace the outline of her face on the canvas using black carbon paper.

STEP 11
Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva - Step 11 | Hobbyideas

Paint the background and the face of the actress in a water shading effect using Acrylic Colours - Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Crimson 04, Sap Green 21 and White 27.
Leave it to dry.

STEP 12
Bicycle Butterflies and Timeless Diva - Step 12 | Hobbyideas

Take the some more of the newspaper sheets.
Cut 1” broad strips.
Stick the strips in a way so as to give the effect of a brick wall in the background of using Fabric Glue.
Leave it to dry.
Paint the gap between the brick wall using 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky - Black 708.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colour - Black 02, Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Pearl Metallic - Gold 352, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, 10” x 12” - Fine Art Stretched Canvas, Fine Art Brushes.A4 sized printout of letters in an antique style, Pencil, Scissors, Water Container, Colour Palette, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky - Black 708, Fevicryl - Water Based - Glass Colours Kit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, 12” x 16” - Fine Art Stretched Canvas, A3 sized White Paper, A3 Sized OHP Sheet, Recycled Small Sized Plastic Bottle, Colourful Beads, Scissors, Pencil, Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Crimson 04, Sap Green 21, White 27, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky - Black 708, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, 16” x 20” - Sized Fine Art Stretched Canvas, Fine Art Brushes, Water Container, Colour Palette, News Papers, A3 Sized image reference of the actress Madhubala, Black Carbon Paper.

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