Photos and DIY by this month’s feature customer Sara. Check out her life well-lived interview here.
What you’ll need:
a pinch of salt
Steps to creating your phases of the moon wall art:
Pick your colors. I like to have 2 shades of my feature color:
- Faded shade, achieved by blending a bunch of white into it
Use the faded shade to paint all of your moons identically. If you’d like them all printed as separate prints, I would recommend painting each one on a different page, so you can easily photograph later. Otherwise, feel free to paint a few phases on one page and photograph them altogether so you can have a few moons on one print.
Let your first paint coat dry halfway. Slowly add more full-strength color to each moon depending on its phase. You can also add a little salt after your second coat of paint to add some more moon-like detail!
Here’s a quick guideline;
- full moon = full color
- half moon = fill using the full-strength color on the left or right
Let your moons dry, and photograph each phase separately, using your iPhone or DSLR.
Using Impressed App (iPhone / Android), select your desired prints size. I went with the 5×5’s, un-bordered, and made sure each moon phase in a grouping was cropped and sized consistently.
Style on your walls — you can frame, use washi, or include them in any gallery wall.