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Custom Painting Vans! ๐ŸŽจ

Custom Painting Vans! ๐ŸŽจ

Hey guys! Remember when I custom painted some converse? Yeah, that’s right — *footwear avalanche* Point being, it was really fun… so we’re gonna do it again… Except with Vans! And I love Vans. Both of these shoes are like…
my babies! *chuckles* So let’s just hop into this and get started, because.. yeah… Look at that. Bright white
shoes. Isn’t that so satisfying? Alright, here these babies are. Straight out of the box… Nice and clean and crisp. What is that?!!! I just bought these! Whatever! [MUSIC] Alright… let’s take these laces out. Our favorite part, right? *amused by shoelaces* Oh… okay! That part is done! Gotta roll up the sleeves! So here’s the Angelus paint color I really want to use for the base… but we’re gonna brighten it up a little bit ! Got this old palette here… Whoa.. oh I forgot… forgot they have these little brush things in here. [MUSIC] So I’m gonna do the sides mint, and then I
think I want to do something different for like the heel and the toe — Oh, that would be so cool! And by the way, I have been feeling really motivated for 2020,
so I want to thank Skillshare for sponsoring today’s video! Let’s make 2020 a year where you can explore new skills, learn something new, maybe go deeper into a hobby, or just get really inspired and creative with Skillshare’s online classes. Skillshare is an empowering online learning platform that offers membership with meaning! So what does that mean for you? It means you can
create real projects. You can upload your projects to your classes, and get feedback… and it’s a really supportive creative platform. This is a place where you can grow! My favorite thing about Skillshare is it is an authentic, approachable community, and it is not intimidating like some college classes we know out there! Hey O-chem, I’m looking at you! But seriously, if you’re a busy person, you don’t have to put your life on hold, you don’t have to go to night classes.. you can literally take classes while you’re traveling, which is sweet! And you can pause segments of the class, and return to it later. Skillshare is also really affordable. An annual membership is less than $10 a month. So.. that is a lot of opportunity to learn for a low cost! Since the holidays just ended and a new year is here, I decided to take a class on productivity. So I took Real Productivity:
Create Your Ideal Week, and it taught me simple ways to plan wisely. So, again, what does this mean for you? It means that Skillshare and I are
giving you 2 free months to try out, and I want you to invest in yourself. Chase after your goals. Do what matters to you, and make 20/20 count! WooOooOooo!! [MUSIC] By the way, if you’re curious about what
I plan to do with these shoes… I’m actually giving them to one of my
Patrons who has been my top supporter for like a year now, and we’ve become
really good friends. I thought this would be a really cool thank you for her because she has supported me and encouraged me, and just has been a really wonderful friend. So, Keely, if you’re watching this… these shoes will be arriving at your house any day now! Thank you so much for being a good friend. I really appreciate you. So I wanted to make a pun with beautiful and shoe… so I came up with shoe-t-ful… But that doesn’t sound very beautiful right?! Alright guys… y’all ready for
some fun?! We’re gonna make a lighter mint… Mix it around… beautiful! [MUSIC] Yo, this is gonna take a century to go
around these little things! I have to do this four times?! Like one, two, the other
shoe! AUGHHH! Haha. Okay, let’s just do it! [MUSIC] I am so glad I am past the little
shoelace hole part now! Moving on! These shoes are cute! Oh yeah, look at that! Half a shoe down! Yeah, let’s go! Let’s get it done! WAZZZZZUP?!?! We got both of our shoes done! Kind of done not actually, because we haven’t even painted like designs yet… We just blocked in color. But here we are so far!! Sorry, the exposure is a little
high at this angle. So this is my thought for these shoes… Light pink and light
pink… And then we will do the designs, Which is really the exciting part. Pull up the sleeves again! Taking you down to the paint tray here… [MUSIC] Petal Pink. One, two, three! Let’s go for it! [MUSIC] Alright, this is a very baby pink. Very… hardly noticeable… But I think it will be good because what is gonna go over top
of it won’t be overwhelming. Hopefully it covers this spot here! This is a really nice spring color scheme You want to know the real tea? Look at this… This mug matches my shoe. That’s the tea. *sips* Tt is the next day! We’re gonna return to these shoes now, and… *examines old ziploc bag that kept my paints wet overnight* The pink dried very beautifully. Shout out to the most millennial paint bottle right here. I’m gonna do some florals now… on the heels and the toes of the Vans shoes. [MUSIC] Okay, let’s try to… do the shading on all
the little petals. [MUSIC] Okay, so we have the pink roses blocked in. I’m going to add some whitish yellow flowers, and then do greenery. Yay! [MUSIC] So far, this is what it looks like. I’m excited. It looks really vintage-y and soft… but like retro. [MUSIC] So the weather in Ohio has actually been
oddly warm for January. I have confused flowers coming up in
our flower beds right now. Makes no sense but, I have some hyacinth blooming. I have tulips coming up… It’s a very warm winter. I just thought I would mention that
since I’m painting flowers, and thinking about what’s gonna be blooming this summer. [MUSIC] These shoes have definitely put me in
the spring mood here… I didn’t even go into this thinking about spring or… wanting spring, really, but now that this design is coming to life I’m like — WHOA… Was I subconsciously thinking this? Alright, we’re gonna take this avocado
color and prep some leaves! Ooooh! That’s a dark color. I’m gonna lighten this up. Hmm… Get up close and personal here… *paints shoes* [MUSIC] Dude! Such springy vibes! I love this! I think the leaves are really adding a huge difference to this. [MUSIC] I’m gonna try to
do some shading on these leaves… [MUSIC] These shadows within the flower are
really helping it come to life. WHEW. Wow. Alright. I have to put the laces on,
and then I will… I’ll show you guys what’s up… Oh man.. Ta-da!!! Here they are! I’m so excited with how these turned out. I did not envision the flowers turning
out like that in my mind. I thought it was going to be a lot harder and more convoluted… But simplicity kind of a won me over. I just I love the springy feel to them.. So as I said, these are gonna go to one of my Patrons who has been my top supporter for like nine months… I thought it would be a really cool way to give back to her, and just say thank you. She doesn’t know I’m giving her these yet, but she’ll find out soon! Alright, if you guys want to keep your adventure rolling, I will link the converse video
below, and some other customization videos… because these have been really
fun lately. Anyway, thanks for watching! Have a good day! Bye guys!

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100 thoughts on “Custom Painting Vans! ๐ŸŽจ

  1. OMG im 11 mins early! so i decided to say some words about you, you are amazing and my inspiration you encourage me to do art even if people make fun of mine thank you.

  2. I loved painting these vans! Is there anything else youโ€™d like to see me custom paint?! I think I found a new hobby, haha!

    Also, sorry about the microphone issues! I located the issue, and my sound equipment will be working again next time! Thanks for your patience! ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿ’•

  3. I love you so much Miranda, can you please paint a denim jacket next!?๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•

  4. Uhm..hi. I'm not crying at all. Nope….okay, I'm lying. ๐Ÿ˜ญ You did not have to do this. I'm so proud to support you as an artist and as my friend. I'm speechless right now. Just…thank you, from the bottom of my heart. You're the best! ๐Ÿ’œ

  5. Ok why does she have the best way to talk about Skillshare, if that makes sense?? Like for some reason I'm sold now-

  6. I love you and your art so much. I am an artist, and I love how much variation you have. Youโ€™ve helped me learn some different art techniques. I especially enjoy your sketchbook ideas videos.

  7. Woah wait itโ€™s warm where you are? There are flowers??? Itโ€™s freezing here and we are having a lot of snowstorms

  8. Soooooo beautifullllllllllll ๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธโค๏ธ I Love You soo much โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ

  9. The vintage feel is awesome! All the warm weather and this weekend is going to be bitter cold! Poor confused flowers and animals.

  10. Could you please do a video about artist block? I'm an artist but I don't have fresh ideas anymore no matter how much I feed my brain art.

  11. I am genuinely wondering how u knew the shoe size of an online supporter… What does really go on on patreon o.o hahah jk but i am still curious

  12. Pink and teal…. my favorite colors!!! Great job Mira! I would totally wear these.. they are adorable โค๐Ÿ™‚๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒธ

  13. I have actually met a lady who sells custom shoes at art fairs and online for commission ! I wish I could remember her name! I will ask my wife if she has her card, I think you do an amazing job with the shoes you do! You excel in the painting on items, the purse you painted with leaves was another wonderful piece! Keep rockinโ€™ them tennies! I just love the way you bring botanical subjects to life. Have a lovely day, enjoy your self!

  14. I'm Keelie's dad & I want to thank you. The shoes are beautiful! You're very talented and I appreciate your friendship to my daughter. It means a lot to her.

  15. Just a piece of advice. I'm unsubscribing because every video I have watched, you have complained at some point because you hate doing the tedious detail work. If you hate doing it so much, why are you doing it?

  16. Oh shoe laces. Shoe laces are the bane of all teacher's existence. Especially in pre-k. The shoes came out really nice! It makes me want to go paint my shoes…

  17. After you did that wallpaper I was like โ€œthats way too much… ehh…โ€ but every video Iโ€™ve seen it in since Iโ€™m like โ€œWOAH THAT WORKS AND LOOKS SO GOODโ€ ๐Ÿ˜‚ not finished watching the video yet but already LOVE the shoes!!

  18. Wow! Those r so cute! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ I think custom painting Vans is so cool! I really want to do that, but I think I will mess it up! Lol

  19. These are shoetiful ๐Ÿ˜‰ I'd love to paint vans but I'm too afraid to mess it up ๐Ÿ˜‚
    It's a great gift idea ๐Ÿ˜

  20. I always enjoy watching your videos so much! They are so laid back and calm and we get to see all of your quirkyness!

  21. The shoes are GORGEOUS!! Though I would prefer if you painted the white stripe pink, it would jus tie it together really nicely!

  22. I wish I could attach a photo to this comment because I have a dress that almost exactly matches those shoes. It has a mint and white stripes top and then a pink and yellow floral skirt. I mean even the shades of mint and pink are nearly identical.

  23. Hello Mira, if you even see this, I just saw this channel and right away I knew I wanted to see more of this channel. The shoes look so beautiful at the end, I really love how creative you were and how you paired the green and the mint with pink, you have inspired me to put different colours together!
    Can't wait to see more!

  24. I love Van's thier my favorite and I'm so surprised because never in my life a youtuber comment on my comment thank you so much mira byler ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒyour the best

  25. These are SO cute! And you are SUCH a sweetheart! I'm sure she will love and appreciate them! TYFS!!๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ‘โœŒ

  26. I live in the Cincinnati area, and I was super excited to hear that youโ€™re from Ohio! Iโ€™ve been LOVING the warm weather

  27. Can you post the winner of the covners on your community please it's because I enter it so I really want to know who's the winner

  28. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Thad so beautiful, Iโ€™m also thinking of making a video now of me doing my vans ๐Ÿ˜‚ it looks so fun

  29. Oh wow! They turned out so cute!! Those flowers are lovely and the whole colour scheme is so pleasing on the eye โค๏ธโค๏ธ I bet she was absolutely thrilled with them!

  30. Excited to see the end results of these shoes I've started going to free watercolour classes I'm in a wheelchair and cant afford skill share but it looks great I also love that you have made these custom shoes with custom colours

  31. Hey Mira, I loved the video and I was wondering what paint brushes you used. I'd love to know because I've been looking for some good paint brushes.

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