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BB-8 Photo Frame

BB-8 Photo Frame

Star Wars: The Force Awakens doesn’t hit theaters until December, but plucky droid BB-8 is already winning hearts. For Father’s Day, paint a one-of-a-kind frame for a Star Wars fan who can’t wait to see Episode VII.

What You Need

BB-8 Photo Frame

  • Circle wood frame
  • Medium wood circle, approx. 6.5 cm in diameter
  • Small wood circle, approx. 4 cm in diameter
  • White, black, gray, and light orange acrylic paint
  • Paint brushes
  • Glue

Get Started!

Begin by painting the frame and both wood circles white.

BB-8 Photo Frame

Next, use the small 4 cm. circle as a template to lightly draw circles and half-circles on the frame and the medium wood circle.

BB-8 Photo Frame

Using those circles as a guide, paint over them with orange paint.

BB-8 Photo Frame

Next, paint small trapezoid shapes within each light orange circle.

BB-8 Photo Frame

While the orange paint is drying, cut 1/4 off the bottom of the 4 cm. wood circle to make BB-8’s head.

BB-8 Photo Frame

Paint the details of the head with the orange, gray, and black paint.

BB-8 Photo Frame

Next, paint the gray designs in the orange circles on both the wooden frame and the medium wood circle. (You can use this photo as a design guide if you’re a stickler for accuracy.)

BB-8 Photo Frame

Allow all of the paint to dry completely.

Glue BB-8’s body to the bottom of the frame, but be sure to attach it high enough for the frame to stand properly. Attach BB-8’s head on top of the body. Your frame is complete!

BB-8 Photo Frame

 

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