I stood looking down at it and a light bulb went off! I can make a chalkboard and write something to do with food onto my pan turned art piece. I was so excited I grabbed it out of the trash and did a huge cleaning on it, making sure when I painted it the paint would stick. It was a perfect size, not too big, just right.
After I had cleaned it really well I primed it with a Kilz sealer/primer. It is all white and so now I had an all white pan. I let it dry really well and taped around the inside edges, outside edges and the handle.
I went around as smoothly as I could so that I could paint a circle of matte black paint into the bottom inside and bottom outside of the pan. A double sided chalkboard!
I then sprayed the inside, I gave both sides several coats of black matte spray paint and let them dry. Then I removed the tape.
They both turned out great, very little clean up left to do. Now for the fun part, the color! I was having so much fun, grabbing all the wild color acrylic paints I could, choosing which colors I wanted to go together and then set them aside and began to lay down my base colors.
Aqua to start! I wanted this pan to be fun and bright, the primed metal covered great and I moved onto the inside base color.
Green, and not just any green, bright green, oh what fun! See all my awesome colors I have picked out, now to make sure I get to use them. Oh and I started painting the handle too.
I now have the handle all painted and I am adding some details onto the outside base color, stripes!
Now for the inside, more stripes and some polka dots, my favorite!
I then got my gel pens and started to add some smaller details to the handle, such fun!
Back over to the inside where I added another design and some more details with my gel pens.
If you look closely you can see all the fun details added to the handle etc. Every different surface was a design opportunity!
Back to the outside for some final details and I now know what I am going to write on my little chalkboard pan. I was going to a birthday party for Jamie Fingal, and she always asks on Facebook, whats for dinner. I knew my little pan would be perfect for her and that she would appreciate it! So off to the computer to play with different texts.