First, cut out a piece of black paper to the right size. To do this, place the phone case on the paper and trace the outline of the case, including any gaps for the camera, etc. Next, cut out the shape. Use the crayon and ruler to draw your pattern, starting with 4 squares across and 9 squares down. Next, draw a diamond shape in two adjacent squares, and a cube shape will appear.
Colour in the individual areas in different shades of white to create a three-dimensional effect. Make sure that the upper face of each cube has a stronger shade of white (the right faces are semi-transparent and the left faces are medium-white). After applying the first layer you will initially have a semi-transparent white area.
To achieve a deeper shade of white, wait until the first layer has dried and then go over the soft white area one or more time using the pastel pen. You’ll gradually see a three-dimensional cube motif appear with many different nuances of white.
Remember that the ink dries quickly. Once you’ve finished your motif, place the piece of paper inside the phone case – and there you have it - your designer accessory!
Products and materials
- Black paper
- Light-coloured crayon
- Transparent mobile phone case
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