Celebration of Colours - Unicorn Spit

Sally
by Sally
3 Materials
$10
4 Hours
Easy
I just watched the video clip to Queen's "I want to break free" I was inspired, I had some blank canvases (a small table) and Unicorn Spit.
I had 3 blank canvases, they were 8" x 10" were stretched and had a timber backing. I wanted a bright background on the canvases and chose Unicorn Spit's Lemon Kiss and phoenix fire.
I sprayed the canvas with water then squeezed from the bottle, mostly lemon kiss and a little phoenix fire.
I placed plastic over the canvas and blended the Unicorn Spit. I repeated this process with the other 2 canvases.
Once dry I placed the three canvases side by side.
For this project I used all 10 colours of Unicorn Spit and mixed some of my own. I cut up some straws and had mica powder to use as a finishing touch.
I went to work. For the long lines, I dipped a straw in the bottle of the Unicorn Spit colour I wanted. I vertically flicked the the long lines onto the canvas. I used the straws to draw unicorn spit and blew the unicorn spit out of the straw to propel it and make the larger more dense shapes. I flicked the straws to create the smaller shapes.
More added.
This is how the work station looked.
Once I was satisfied with the coverage of the Unicorn Spit, I sprinkled a pinch of every colour of Mica powered that I had and left it to dry.
 
This is the small table I did using the same technique.
I place a coat of Polyurethane on the canvas to seal the Unicorn Spit. One dry, they were ready to hang on the wall.


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Suggested materials:
  • Canvas   (Spotlight (Australia))
  • Unicorn Spit   (Online)
  • Straws   (Local Supermarket)
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  • Patti Patti on Oct 21, 2017
    Hi thanks for your share loved them. But could you please tell me what mica is? Thanks HAVE A HAPPY DAY.

  • Patricia Sorrick Patricia Sorrick on Oct 29, 2017
    What is unicorn spit???

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  • Debra Heatherwick Debra Heatherwick on Nov 01, 2017
    Absolutely love your creation. Can't wait to try Unicorn Spit. :-)

    • Sally Sally on Nov 02, 2017
      Thanku Debra, have fun, it is a wonderful product.

  • Itsmemic Itsmemic on Nov 08, 2017
    WOW>.what I am most impressed with..is your ability to afford 10 bottles of Unicorn Spit ! Man that stuff is costly !!! I love the table top !!

    • Jewellmartin Jewellmartin on Apr 06, 2019

      I finally bought 10 4oz. bottles, plus a couple of 8 oz. bottles and I haven’t emptied a bottle yet. I have used half a bottle of metallic gold, but I don’t regret it at all. Unicorn SPiT is honey to me.

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