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#1 XKat

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 01:22 AM

I'm thinking about decorating my dead first pair of pointe shoes and putting them on display :thumbsup:. The problem is i'm not exactly the most talented at working with artsy things :sweating:. i was thinking about doing something like this:
http://www.shoeblog..../1228071709.jpg
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this:
http://1.bp.blogspot...20/000_0056.JPG

Any other ideas? Oh, and does anyone know what type of dye works best?

thanks.
x

Edited by XKat, 21 July 2009 - 01:37 AM.


#2 Clara 76

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 12:42 PM

Well, if you wish to keep the satin finish, you'll have to get a satin dye from a wedding store. If not, then any craft paint should do! I have used acrylics and glued rinestones on with Goop!!

Have fun!!!!!

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Posted 22 July 2009 - 08:43 PM

Something that I've done is pencil on a design and then fill it in with fabric markers. I've done music notes, flowers, butterflies, and fish... my next plan is to do polka dots... and (If you're daring) you can dance in them, too...!
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#4 Silmarien

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Posted 06 October 2009 - 03:28 AM

Hello!!I know a dancer,her name is Erica Johnston, and she does fabulous work with pointe shoes...You can contact her through Facebook using her name, or here http://pointecreations.weebly.com

http://pointecreatio...674301_orig.jpg
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Edited by Silmarien, 06 October 2009 - 03:39 AM.

The first artistic precept to defend is:
Technique is, but mean to an end, for when the
technique commands the day, the Art will just simply fade away..

#5 Silmarien

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Posted 06 October 2009 - 03:43 AM

I am not a teen (I'm almost 28,a dancer/teacher) ,I just was reading and I thought that my answer might be helpful.Please forgive me if this wasn't right...
The first artistic precept to defend is:
Technique is, but mean to an end, for when the
technique commands the day, the Art will just simply fade away..

#6 dancemaven

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Posted 06 October 2009 - 06:58 AM

Sorry, Silmarien, only Young Dancers on this Forum. Thank you for recognizing that. :blushing: