Basketball season here is winding down soon. I wanted to come up with something for Austin to give to his coach. I color blocked a vertical strip of thin wood with 'boy' colors. Then I proceeded to antique, distress, and crackle the crapola out of it. I sketched out some lettering from a few different fonts to spell the word 'coach'. The O being the focus of the piece because it is made with a painted basketball - offset and going out of it's frame.
I'll be back shortly with a tutorial for you, for those of you who may want to give it a try for yourself. For the rest of you, just letting you know that some vertical signs will be listed in my etsy shop soon!
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