Create a Fabulous Unique Piece of Art That Will Look Like It Costs Big

3 Materials
Purchase a 10 x 10, wooden, ready to hang piece of wood. Spray water to dampen surface.
Plain wood
Smooth, clean surface, lay flat, no fans or vents moving too much air.
SPiTting in progress
Select the colors you want to use. I used Unicorn SPiT, non diluted, small lines, in the areas I wanted them to be. I also used metallic and glitter paints for this project. The Unicorn SPiT is a stain/glaze that is super fun and easy to use. There are many tutorial videos available. It is non toxic, and smells of Jasmine!
Plastic sheet on top
Spray the SPiT and other colors with water, not too heavy, and then lay a piece of thin plastic sheeting on top, then move your fingers and hands around a on the top. You can begin to "feel" where the colors want to go, so, just let them. Don't "smooish" too much, your colors will all blend.
The reveal
After you have moved the colors around, take the corners of the plastic sheeting and lift them all together, and kind of swirl at the very end to get the most fabulous looks you have ever seen! It's way too much fun to look this hard!
The beauty in the details
Let your piece dry really well, maybe 24 hours. To seal your masterpiece, use clear polyurethane, several coats for a more shiney look.
Space Peacock
Hang and enjoy!
Close up
Suggested materials:
  • 10 x 10 wood   (Craft store)
  • Unicorn SPiT   (unicorn
  • Acrylic paints   (Craft store)
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  • Cori Widen Cori Widen on Jun 05, 2016
    Love this!

  • Heidifdez Heidifdez on Oct 04, 2020

    Unicorn Spit is available in store at Hobby Lobby and Joann's. Haven't seen it in Michael's yet.

    **Note:. Tutorials will tell you that you can use your hands and it won't stain... This is absolutely NOT true. I found out the hard way. Blue or purple fingers are embarrassing!!