Make Your Own Lomo T-Shirt

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Have you been eyeing on one of the Lomo t-shirts in the online shop, but don't want to spend your hard-earned piggies on it? Why not make your own one? Read on to learn how to make a Lomo t-shirt.

You will need:

  • A plain white t-shirt
  • Shirt markers
  • A hair dryer
  • An object with a flat surface

The shirt markers can be found in any art shop near your neighbourhood. I bought them for RM5/US$ 1.60 each. I bought five colours, but only used black and red for my Lomo t-shirt.

Before you start doodling, put an object with a flat surface into the shirt so that the shirt will not move around when you are drawing and it will also prevent the ink of your marker from spoiling the other side of the shirt. And now, you are ready to draw! You can just draw anything you want, if you are a big fan of the Holga camera, draw it on your shirt. If you are not good at drawing, you can just simply write ‘I Love Lomography’ on your shirt. This is what I like about making my own Lomo t-shirt, I get to draw ANYTHING I desire!

After you are done, dry it with a hair dryer for five or six minutes to make sure it sticks permanently to your shirt. When it’s dried, your very own Lomo t-shirt is done!

written by tomkiddo on 2011-12-30 in #gear #tipster #t-shirt #artistic #top-tipster-techniques #malaysia #lomography #creative #tipster #illustration #art #self-drawn #hand-craft

17 Comments

  1. radiolama
    radiolama ·

    cool!! thanks for the article..

  2. nadinadu
    nadinadu ·

    nice idea!! really love your t-shirt :)

  3. flykiwii
    flykiwii ·

    have you tired washing it? is it really permanent?

  4. tomkiddo
    tomkiddo ·

    @flykiwii yes, i did and it's still okay :)

  5. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    Such a cute shirt!

  6. candy_1006
    candy_1006 ·

    The shirt's great!!!

  7. flykiwii
    flykiwii ·

    cool then!! I will do iittt!!!

  8. twinklecat
    twinklecat ·

    Love this!

  9. nanyeah
    nanyeah ·

    really cute!

  10. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    So nice! I want one, can? :D

  11. cutebun
    cutebun ·

    Where to buy the marker? Stationary shops got? So nice!!!!

  12. tomkiddo
    tomkiddo ·

    @eva_eva hahah sure, i can make you one if you want :)

    @cutebun not sure, you should go check :)

  13. vanilajan
    vanilajan ·

    wow!i want to make 1 for myself too!

  14. ztarina
    ztarina ·

    nice drawing!

  15. bribri89
    bribri89 ·

    LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE ITTTTT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  16. tomkiddo
    tomkiddo ·

    @discypher_6 i don't think it works on black shirts. the drawing won't be visible :)

  17. nabilanabolo
    nabilanabolo ·

    cool idea!!! but i can't draw that well... ._.

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