Anyways, knowing how horrible my handwriting is always makes me so envious when I scroll through Pinterest looking at all of the beautiful chalkboard art designs. I decided to take matters into my own hands (actually completely opposite; I should never try to draw free-handed lol), and call on my dear friend Louisa (my Silhouette Cameo). Her writing will always be better than mine! I needed her help to jazz up my new chalkboard that I bought from the gypsies.
Using the Silhouette Cameo software, and some downloaded fonts, I
This is how I typically use my vinyl (like I did here for the monogram I added to my mixer). I peeled off the extra stuff (edges & insides of loops), so that I was left with the actual image.
But this time I did it backwards. I left all of the edges & loops, but peeled off the actual letters so I was left with a stencil of my design.
I applied the transfer paper and stuck the image directly onto the chalkboard. Using my chalk, I just went over the image to “draw” my design onto the chalkboard.
Once I colored everything in, I peeled off the vinyl & was left with my design.
I think it looks pretty good, but next time I think I will make it a little bigger. What do you think?
Can you draw well directly onto a chalkboard?
What tips do you have for me?