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#1 AstroTatDad

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 08:24 PM

Hi everyone,

I never thought of sharing this with you guys, it hit me today :) Anyhow I recently painted my daughters room, it was a lot of fun and messy LOL. It took me about 3 days to finish it. This was all done with Spray Paint and 5% with brushes. I made stencils and a lot of torn pieces of paper for the effects. I had to mask off the whole room, paint clouds where everywhere and all over me, that was fun.

There is glow in the dark paint added to this as well, I mounted some black lights and it picks it up pretty cool.
She wanted some planets and stars hanging, I was going to leave it as is, but we added them for her. :)

I never did a space theme before or paint on a ceiling LOL, this was a little hard with a spray can's.

Oh by the way I used to be a graffiti artist so I know how to use a spray can LOL ;)

Ok here is a full shot, I had to use my 8mm fisheye to get it all to fit. Enjoy and let me know what you think.

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 08:25 PM

Some closeups

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 08:53 PM

For me, as a kid in the 60's with a budding interest in all things Astronomy, I would have loved such a room. Black light and glow in the dark? Yea, very 60's... :lol:

Well done, sir. I imagine she loves her room.

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 10:17 PM

Wow! Good job!

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 02:02 AM

very cool and nicly done Jeff!

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 02:30 AM

Thank you guys. :)

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 02:32 AM

Very cool!!! I'd have loved this as a kid! There's so much to discover in that ceiling that your daughter will definitely fall asleep very easily. Apart from a great artist, you're also a wonderful dad. :D

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 07:41 AM

very nice! sleep in the galaxy~

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 08:01 AM

Hey, you're gonna make Kauf jealous. :grin:

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 10:12 AM

Spectacular! How about doing the walls, for a more 'you are there' effect?

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 10:35 AM

that is too cool jeff. i just don't have the imagination to even conceive of doing something like that. good job.

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 11:33 AM

Jeff,

Why didn't you make it an Astronomical scene? Just kidding.

It is stunning~~~!!! I hope she likes it.

You have excellent talent.

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 02:12 PM

Words cannot convey how awe inspiring this is! Great job!

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 02:15 PM

Hey! Make the smoke alarm a 3-D death star! Lol!! :D

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 02:34 PM

Jeff,

Pretty good paint job on your Daughter's Room :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 05:34 PM

Thank you guys. :)

I was going to do a full room painting, maybe I will do it later. But at least the sky is there, so if I do maybe I will bring it down more depending what she wants.

That is funny about the Death Star, I went to go buy that smoke alarm so she would have a new one. When I seen it, I thought Moon or Death Star. I just added glow in the dark paint to it for now.

I bought some satellites and a space shuttle just haven't put them up yet. I did get this little cool light projector that puts shooting stars on the ceiling. :)

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 12:02 AM

:bow:That is really really cool.

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 11:27 AM

What a great gift of wonder you have given your child. I hope there is some way to enter this into the Astronomy Magazines as an article.It might inspire a whole new industry of home decore.

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 07:38 PM

Wow!!!

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Posted 20 August 2013 - 03:17 AM

What a great gift of wonder you have given your child. I hope there is some way to enter this into the Astronomy Magazines as an article.It might inspire a whole new industry of home decore.


That would be neat. :)

Thanks guys. :bow:

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Posted 20 August 2013 - 11:03 AM

wow that is simply amazing!

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Posted 20 August 2013 - 05:12 PM

:jump: thank you.


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