I Acrylic Painted My IPhone 11…oops..

I Acrylic Painted My IPhone 11…oops..


What the actual heck? What is going on? *BEEP* Hello there. Do you ever find yourself in this situation? Great. I’m out of canvases again. Never fear, the iPhone 11 is here. Nobody uses canvases anymore! It’s nearly 2020! We are millennials. We paint on our phones. You might be wondering why in the world I would possibly want to do this and to answer that question, I will say that I also don’t know why in the world I would possibly want to do this, so… Heh! Heh! Great! I’ve seen this trend go around a lot recently, I think my friend Zach actually started the trend, but I’ve kind of wanted to give it a go because I’ve never painted on a phone and at least I know if I bugger it up, I can scrape it off. I would also like to point out that I have always had old refurbished phones up until January of this year when I accidentally dropped my old 6s Plus phone *stammering* in, in, in – in the bath. I have a protective plastic clear case that goes over my phone so I’m not gonna sand it down just in case I hate it and want to scrape it off, I’m just gonna put this over the top so it’ll be protected. If you enjoy this video, please remember to give it a thumbs up and also leave a comment down below if you can guess what I’m gonna paint on my phone. I want you to guess. Good luck. Okay, so I spent about seven years taping up the phone, I haven’t done the best job in the world because I didn’t use an X-Acto knife to get the tape perfect. I didn’t want to scratch the glass in any way, so I’m just gonna scrape off paint where it shouldn’t be, basically. So we’re off to a good start here. Okay, *sighs* WHY AM I DOING THIS??? Um, I think I’m gonna regret this. Actually, it’s quite a nice surface. I don’t regret this. I did not do a good job with the corners at all. The Apple logo does not want to be covered today. *BEEP* Oh hi. I didn’t see you there. 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So thank you so much to Skillshare for sponsoring today’s video and as much as I’m sure you’d like to continue watching me stroke this fake polar bear, I will let you get back to your video. *BEEP* I’m quite surprised how easy this is to actually paint on and cover up. The plan is to – oh no. There’s a hair. There is a hair! Abort mission! I should have used more expensive brushes. Don’t you dare. Don’t you dare. No, there’s another one! *Gasps* Noooo! So for right now, this bloody masking tape won’t stay down. Stay – A lot of people use Posca pens on the phone, but I didn’t want to do that because I like to make things more complicated for myself. Also, I really enjoy acrylic painting so I kind of wanted to give it the acrylic paint effect. The Apple logo just does not want to be covered. I think he’s gonna need a few layers at this point. *Relaxing music* I’m basically trying to recreate one of my favorite paintings on my phone. Because I really liked it and I was kind of sad that it sold so I wanna recreate it. Also, I painted that piece on a, like, a flat wood panel. So that was also very smooth as well. And I just think that this piece lends itself very well to a smooth surface, but we will see. *Continues* It’s just a bunch of smush at this point. I’ve just realized there’s a huge gap right there where the paint isn’t covering. I get the feeling this is gonna be a bit of a pain. I would say don’t try this at home, but I’m pretty sure none of you would. Oh it’s – the rose gold is escaping again! Come on, rose gold. We don’t want you today. Go away. Go away. I WANT A GREEN PHONE, DAMMIT! You know normal people, if they want to change the color of their phone, they go, “Hey, you know what? I’m gonna buy a different phone case!” But, you know, that was too easy. Yeah, this is gonna take a lot of coats, I think, to get anything to look how I want it. *Music* One thing I don’t like about acrylic paint is if you see the shine on it, you can see the brushstrokes really well, which I don’t want. Oh, no. *Gasps* No! It’s coming back! Bloody hell! Oh wait! Woah woah woah! What’s happening? What’s happening? What’s happening? What the actual heck? What is going on? There’s a rip in the fabric of space and time right now, and it’s on my phone. I think it’s cause of the water. I mean, it’s pretty. It looks – it’s a leaf. So this is why you sand down and you don’t use water, but I did not want to scratch up my phone. The good news is this is gonna scratch off super easy. The bad news is that this is gonna scratch off super easy. So I’m gonna leave it like that and let it dry. Okay, so it’s still a little bit sticky, but it’s mostly dry so what I’m gonna do is just apply the second coat. It’s really tough because I can’t mix any water with this paint whatsoever, otherwise, it’s just gonna pull the paint off again. So I’m having to use a lot of paint which makes it very globby. I feel like once I get a good solid coat down it shouldn’t expose any more of the rose gold. That’s what I’m hoping anyway, but I could be wrong because the new paint causes it to re- I don’t know what I’m talking about. *Quietly* Dammit! How dare you! How dare you! You’re not allowed to do this rubbish. You suck. I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking “Chloe, you’ve run out of ideas. You’re painting a phone. You’re following trends. What’s going on?” Honestly, it’s not that I’m out of ideas. It’s that I have a really busy week ahead, and December is going to be very busy for me on YouTube, I’ve got a lot of content coming up and I needed a quick and easy video, and I thought that this would be quick and easy. Okay, layer two is done! I think I’m gonna get a hair dryer to try and dry it quicker. *Hair dryer noises* Okay! It’s pretty dry now. *Music continues* Right, I’m attempting to use a bit of water to see if it affects it. I’m really hoping it doesn’t. Okay. So far so good, so fingers crossed I can continue using a bit of water. Okay, so I’ve worked on it a little bit more off-camera, it’s still got a lot of work that needs doing to it, but it’s slowly getting there. I’ll do a tree this side too. When will I learn to not wear clothes that I like when I paint? It’s a very blobby plant, isn’t it? Attempt #764. *Guitar music* Right. So I’ve caved and I pulled out the Posca markers because I think it’s gonna be easier to get detail on my little red mushroom, orange mushroom things here. Oh, no, actually, I take it back. It’s – arghh! It’s actually pulling the paint off of the phone. Oh wow, it really is! Okay. Don’t use Posca markers on top of actual acrylic because look, it’s actually taking away the paint! *Music continues* Okay, there’s our little red mushrooms! They look so weird! Um, I need to give them little… shadows though. I have some like, grain in the original to sort of flex, but this is kind of a little bit thick, I think to go for the effect that I want. I’m gonna go for the white paint again. I think I’m kind of just gonna leave it as it is right now. My only concern now is how it’s gonna react when I take this tape off so I might just need to fix a lot of the edges. Ah! Pulled a chunk off. That’s fine. Oh look, lots of mess. Okay, um… Let’s scrape off the bad stuff first of all, that we don’t want. You know what, screw it. That can just come off and then I’ll fix it later. Okay, so… Oh! Oh no! NOOOOO! NOOOO! *Gasp* NO! *Continues* You know what, I’m just gonna pull this bit off cause it’s winding me up. Yeah, that – oh! Just, just, just, just pull all of it off, why don’t we? Great. Great! GREEEEAAAT! So, the real reason why I decided to actually paint my phone, it’s because I was accidentally painting my phone every time I touched it while I was painting so my phone was just getting more and more paint all over it in the first place so I just thought, “You know what? To heck with it, I’m just gonna paint the whole thing to hide the mistakes that I was making.” So here we are. Okay, that’s how it looks. Tada! I painted my phone. Don’t look too closely because you’ll see all of the imperfections. At this point, all of my paintbrushes just kind of look like that, which is not really very helpful whatsoever for details. But hey, this is how it looks. Thank you so much for watching this video. I really hope that you enjoyed it, give it a thumbs up if you did and yes, thank you so much for watching this video, I really hope that you enjoyed it, let me know what else you would like to see me paint in the future, take care of yourselves and I will see you in the next video. *Piano music*

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