Red-Figure Chucks

Craft & Design

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Flickr user jere7my writes:

My mom painted these Converse Chucks in the Attic red-figure technique as a gift for my fiancée, the classics prof. Each of the four sides displays a different scene from a different Greek vase — that’s Odysseus bound to the mast in the foreground there. (If it were really in the red-figure style, of course, the red clay would be the only unpainted bits. But why be a noodge?)

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6 thoughts on “Red-Figure Chucks

  1. Muleigh says:

    Wow! Thats amazing!!
    Good job on the detail, if it were for sale I would totally buy!
    Amazing. =]
    m/

  2. Teresa Dodge says:

    Hi there,

    Older post, I know, but just found it. We actually sell ancient art and would LOVE to own several pairs of these. Would your mother be interested in doing more? I would be very interested in hiring her. If so, please email me directly >> Teresa Dodge, artemisgallery@gmail.com. Thanks!

  3. Gryphon says:

    So great! What kind of paint or marker did she use? Now he just needs a pair of my socks to go with them: http://www.verdantgryphon.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=22&products_id=4697

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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