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With 20 smart step by step initiatives and a gorgeous gallery of inspirational stencil designs from best artists, Playing With Stencils will go away you prepared to stencil absolutely anything. you'll layout ground tiles stencils encouraged via German paper-cutting, you are going to stencil furnishings, bathe curtains, a ground textile, planters, a wall canvas, wallpaper, or even a cake. you'll make paper dolls with garments, stencil attractive “lace” stationery, stencil customized yardage to exploit for easy upholstery tasks or pillows, make a live performance poster, or even stencil a pretend rag rug!Stencil artwork has been round for years, usually used for domestic adorning and for easy crafts, yet has received present curiosity and cache due it's guerilla use as road artwork (often creating a political statement), and has develop into a global way of life. Stencil graffiti has given stencil artwork a brand new sheen of coolness. This ebook will provide help to contain that look at your paintings, your add-ons, and your place. You’ll turn into encouraged to take advantage of stencils on your journaling, in university, on cloth, on totes, and in paintings items designed to be held on walls—and you'll know the way to create magnificent customized designs.

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A Fun Floor Cloth his durable floor covering is a deceptively simple and inexpensive project that can be made to match the color palette of any room. Canvas is the material more traditionally used for floor cloths. This project can be made with commercially available canvas made specifically for floor cloths. However, the commercial vinyl wallpaper is much more affordable, it is surprisingly durable, and the edges do not need to be finished in any way, unlike canvas. 2 cm) vinyl wallpaper (see Resources) k scissors k T-square or long straightedge k paint roller and roller tray k latex floor paint in three colors k masking tape, 2” (5 cm) or wider k large spoon k face mask k repositionable spray adhesive k scrap paper or cardboard for blocking overspray k spray paint in two colors YVARIATIONS Research traditional rug motifs to find other designs for your floor cloth.

W|wxˆy|ˆwƒ{D Playing with Stencils  062 Move the frame around before you cut for good composition. Real wool felt is much nicer than craft felt, comes in many beautiful colors, and is more readily available than it was in the past (see Resources).  T-squares are helpful tools. \wxˆy|‹‰{…ˆ‰…„wŒwˆ{Š…|ƒwŠ{ˆw‚‰D INSTRUCTIONS 1. Make the Frames The stencil templates provided on pages 135 and 136 were created by photographing actual frames. Use these stencil templates or use photographs of other frames to design a stencil.

4 Reapply the Stencil Lay the corresponding dog stencil facing the appropriate way onto the colored-in dog. Use the outer black lines of the dog to align the stencil in the same exact position it was sprayed the first time (C). Apply another layer of matte black spray paint (D). 5 Add the Details Use more acrylic craft paint and colored pencils to add details to make each dog special and unique (E). Projects to Play With on the panel. Position the same dog on a second panel of a different color.

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