I’ve always wanted to have a Wes Anderson gallery wall.

The Royal Tenenbaums

While I wouldn’t fill a wall with Margot Tenenbaum drawings, I do love how you can create a cohesive look using a variety of frames and colorful images. Since we’re moving to a new home next month, I’ve begun envisioning my dream gallery wall. I have a lot of saved artwork that I plan on framing but I wanted to make something extra special for our new place.

 

I was inspired by a DIY I saw on Pinterest where you transfer a photograph onto a block of wood.

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Using wood as the canvas and frame gives the image a rustic gallery look. I figured if you could do it with photographs, why not comic books?

 

So using wood blocks, paint, and color copies of some of my favorite comic book images, I made my own Comic Book Wall Art pieces! These pieces were super easy to make and the total materials cost was under $10!

Wall Art Blog

 

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Wood Blocks, cut into 5.5″ squares ($3)
  • Comic Book Images (.59 cents per color copy)
  • Acrylic Paint (.79 cents to $1.49)
  • Paint Brushes
  • Scissors
  • Mod Podge ($5-$20 depending on size)
  • Picture Hangers ($3)
  • Hammer

 

For step-by-step instructions on how to make your own Comic Book Wall Art, I made the DIY video below! Happy crafting! ٩(^ᴗ^)۶

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