This video by Vermont Public TV shows Canvasworks‘ Lisa Curry Mair in her studio demonstrating how she creates her custom floorcloths.
This video by Tim Holtz demonstrates the use of masks with inks for paper crafts, but these masks would be perfect for paint applications as well. Using masks in this way is often referred to as reverse stenciling or negative stenciling. You can find Tim Holtz Idea-ology Masks online at eBay, or Amazon.com [ebayfeedsforwordpress feed=”http://rest.ebay.com/epn/v1/find/item.rss?keyword=Tim+Holtz+Masks&categoryId1=14339&sortOrder=BestMatch&programid=1&campaignid=5335821037&toolid=10039&customid=TimHoltz&listingType1=All&lgeo=1&feedType=rss” […]
Do you remember these stencils? Now I hate to date myself, but I certainly DO remember using these stencils as a child at Christmas time. The picture to the right shows the back of the package. I found these stencils last week in small pharmacy in Rhode Island. As soon as I saw the package, it brought […]
If you can’t find a stenciling class locally, stenciling books and videos are the next best thing. The video and dvd suggestions below should help get you started. Stenciling Volumes 1 & 2 by Lynn Brehm Learn how to use simple glazes, shading, and over-painting to create depth and realism. Stipples & Swirls by Jennifer […]