Revamping a Kid's Lunch Box

My son decided that he no longer liked his Spiderman lunch box and was refusing to use it in the new school year. I told him I could try and paint it, but I couldn't promise that it would be beautiful. We worked out the design together and got to work on turning his Spiderman lunch box into a BB-8, from Starwars, lunch box.




  1. First I lightly drew the outline of the BB-8 design. Then I started by painting white where the BB-8 would be. Next, I added the desert. I painted the rest black where the galaxy would be.
  2. My son wanted to paint an earth, so I let him go to town painting an earth up in the corner, after giving him a white base.
  3. I added in purple, pink and blues into the galaxy, this is done by randomly add splotches of the colors. I did the galaxy in a few steps until I got the colors I liked. Then I added sparkles and small white dots for the stars.
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  5. Once I had enough layers of white to cover up the Spiderman design I started to paint the details of the BB-8. My son and I looked at drawings of BB-8 and agreed on a simple drawing to go off of.
  6. I am happy with how it turned out and more importantly my son loves it. He showed it off to anyone who came by our house this summer. But I am afraid I may have set myself up for continued lunch box redesigns as often as he changes what characters he likes. ;)

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September 14, 20180 found this helpful

Wonderful job!! You did an amazing transformation

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September 14, 20180 found this helpful

Thanks, Im glad he actually likes it.

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September 15, 20180 found this helpful

Spectacular :) I would even love that for myself. Well done!

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September 13, 20190 found this helpful

Well done! Reuse and recycle.

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