Easy Art in 1.2.3 : Abstract Diamonds

Happy Friday!  Today is the second of my new mini series called Easy Art in 1.2.3 : Abstract Diamonds.  So often, I see art work that I fall in love with, but the price is more than I am willing to pay.  In this series, I am going to go step-by-step on how YOU can make your own art work for a fraction of the cost!

Easy Abstract Diamonds, Delineateyourdwelling.com

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Canvas or Heavy Paper
*Angle Brush Set
Washi Tape (or painters tape)
7 acrylic paints
*Bronze Metals Premium Leafing

Easy Abstract Diamond supplies

The first step in this art piece is laying out the overall shape.  Using a pencil, I roughly drew out two diamonds and then outlined them with washi tape.  This is to help give a crisp edge to your painting.

Easy Abstract Diamond tape

Once your main shape has been laid out, it’s time to create all the smaller diamonds and triangles that make this art piece unique.  You can use a ruler, but as I’m sure you can tell, I just free handed mine.

Then, start filling in each of the shapes one by one.

Easy Abstract Diamond steps

Once your paint has dried, remove the washi tape.

Easy Abstract Diamond last step

Abstract Diamonds, Delineateyourdwelling.com

I used a bronze foil paint and just love the reflective quality of it.

Easy Abstract Diamond zoom

Easy Abstract Diamond final

I am really enjoying how my new Abstract Diamond art turned out.  I think it will soon have a new home in my office.

Interested in a little behind the scene Easy Art drama? Head over to the REAL delineate for some major mess ups.

You can see my other Easy Art in 1.2.3. posts here!

28 thoughts on “Easy Art in 1.2.3 : Abstract Diamonds

  1. You come up with such simple but beautiful diy art ideas! This is lovely and so achievable for the artistically challenged as well. The little metallic touches are just beautiful.

    1. Thanks so much for your question. I just added an amazon link to the supply list for the bronze paint I used! I’ve been really happy with the gold and bronze leafing paints for this brand.

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