42 Design Ideas for Spray Paint Shirts
Add a dash of color to the boring shirts to zing up your wardrobe. Spray painting enables you to achieve that in a creative way without needing much of an artistic effort. Read on to know how.
A clever use of masking tape does the trick for this one. Add to that, the fringes cut at the bottom.
Stencil the initials of your daughter to spray paint at the front of a T-shirt and throw in a few hearts for a girly look.
Spray paint an old shirt to reflect your taste. If you like graffiti, you could use the shirt as your canvas. This one, for example, belongs to a guy who loves skating!
Fabric spray paint and paper stencils are the main ingredients of this craft. You will love doing this!
Create a punk style graphic in Photoshop and off you go spray painting.
Create a cool T-shirt for a guy by spraying white on chain rings placed on a black canvas.
Make a normal tee apt for 4th of July by first printing “USA” on paper and then creating a stencil out of it with craft plastic.
Showcase the nature lover in you by spray painting dark colors over fern fronds held against a plain white T-shirt.
Indulge in multiple colors after putting painter’s tape all along the body of a white shirt in a pattern of your choice.
Choose a catchy caption to display on your shirt, cut it out of freezer paper, iron and spray paint. Yes, it is that easy. Just let your imagination run wild.
A botanical spray paint shirt is a nature lover’s delight. Grab any greenery like twigs, branches, leaves or flowers to kick start the project.
A cotton shirt might be lying unnoticed at a corner of your wardrobe waiting to be splattered all over with paint and flaunted in the bright summer sun.
Attending a 4th of July parade doesn’t necessarily mean buying a new flag tee. Recycle an old shirt by putting on spray paint in the appropriate colors.
Design your own stencils on contact paper and spray away in bliss! However, don’t overdo it lest the shirt becomes saturated with color.
Though this one looks expensive, this frugal project lowers the costs by banking on a digitally designed stencil for the logo.
A fab galaxy print shirt is the gift of the right spray effects and a cool tie dye scrunch.
This tutorial boasts of some handy tips to avoid the color of the red fabric spray paint from bleeding into the letters instead of leaving sharp lines.
Handmade T-shirts are the pride of any art student. They could take a cue from these neon painted stenciled shirts.
Invest in a fun paper punch with crazy designs to create a puzzle piece or starry effect on your shirt. No exacto knife needed for the freezer paper stencils!
A polyester shirt carrying a motivational message could be a rage in the college campus.
In this DIY masking tape was used to mark off a crisscrossed area. Then, covering off the remaining parts with newspaper, the cross was spray-painted liberally for a stunning look.
You could also use duct tape for the same purpose.
The gold paint adds a much-needed glitz to the mundane white background. You can adopt the same method for quinceanera shirts.
Get ready for a Disney holiday by downloading Mickey templates from the above-linked website for freezer paper stencils and spray painting T-shirts in colors of your (err, your kid’s) choice.
Here is another wonderful Disney pattern for the kids to enjoy.
Spray Painting Tips
- Fabric paints like Tulip and Krylon are a good choice for the technique. Avoid oil based and acrylic paints.
- Around a couple of hours is sufficient to let the paint dry. You can hasten the process with a hair dryer.
- It is important to wash the shirts with mild detergent and cold water to make the prints last longer.
- It is best to hand wash them but if that is not possible machine wash in the gentle cycle.
We are sure that the design ideas presented in this article will make for a commendable and mentally fulfilling creation.
Published on January 20th 2017 by Peyton Derrida