DIY Abstract Art

4 Materials
$5.00
1 Hour
Easy

Repurpose your tired outdated artwork into something dramatic and bold!

What you'll need:

  1. Repurposed artwork or empty picture frames
  2. poster board (if needed)
  3. pencil
  4. paint & paint brush

I’m using re-purposing this artwork that I already had. You can also use two oversized photo frames.

The first step is to remove the glass and the backing. Then take the picture out, we won't be needing that anymore.

The poster board will be your canvas. Using a pencil draw your abstract design, have fun with it!

Dip the brush in the paint and be sure to wipe off the excess paint. Then trace over the pencil marks. It’s abstract so there is no right or wrong way to do it. Once you are satisfied with your design draw a slight pencil mark down the center and cut your piece in half. Place each half in the frames and enjoy your creation!

This is the finished result! I love how inexpensive and easy that was. They look so super chic!

If you like what you saw here, go ahead and take a look at my Instagram @ !

Suggested materials:

  • 2 outdated pieces of art with nice frames  (I’m repurposing my existing art can also use oversized photo frames)
  • 1 white Poster board  (The dollar tree)
  • Black paint  (Wallmart)
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  • Jessica
    on Jan 16, 2020

    Aaaaamazing! I love abstract art! Thanks for sharing.

  • Sandra
    on Jan 18, 2020

    This is an awesome way to repurpose old outdated pictures and make abstract art. Yes I will try this I have several pieces in mind... Love abstract art💞

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