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How To: Make and use a stencil

In order to make and use a stencil, you will need the following: pencil, blue painter's tape, Dura Lar film, Self-healing mat, spray adhesive, old canvas board, airbrush, compressed air, airbrush paint, utility knife, paper, eraser, and an idea for a stencil.

How To: Craft an original stencil

Stencils allow you make an image for easy duplication. The stencil can be used for tagging, fabric painting, t-shirts, or whatever else you want. Follow along with the steps in this video from Piece of Craft. You will need an X-acto knife or a wood burning tool (for advanced stencil makers), stencil plastic, tracing paper, a cutting board, and the image to be stenciled. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to make a stencil.

How To: Make an easy silk screen stencil tee shirt

This video by Wowzzydot shows us an easy way to silk screen/stencil a garment. Using either a t-shirt or baby onesie, you can decorate it in the style of our choice. She clearly tells you the supplies you will need, embroidery hoop,sheer fabric, such as a curtain panel, paint and stencil brushes, scissors, Mod Podge or any water solvable glue. Also textile paint or ink and of course, the garment to be decorated. The first step is to cut the sheer fabric about an inch larger around than the ho...

How To: Stencil your own t-shirt

In this tutorial we learn how to stencil your own t-shirt. Start off by grabbing your plain shirt and placing paper inside of it so it doesn't bleed to the back. After this, paint your background on the shirt in your desired color. From here, place what stencil you want on the top of the shirt and then paint inside of it. When you are finished painting it, carefully remove the stencil from the shirt. After this, you will need to let the shirt dry completely so it doesn't bleed at all. You can...

How To: Stencil a t-shirt with inks

This video shows you how to stencil a t-shirt with inks. Tape the t-shirt onto a piece of cardboard with masking tape. Lay the stencil on the t-shirt and tape some blank paper at the edges to ensure that there is no splashing on the sides. Some mist paint in blue Hawaiian is used. You do not need to apply a lot of it. Add some orange paint too. To make the print permanent, you must take out the cardboard put the t-shirt on the ironing board with the design uppermost. Cover the design with a c...

How To: Stencil paint your walls with help from the Home Depot

This is a step by step tutorial on stencil painting your walls, brought to you by The Home Depot. Beginning with a brief description of the art of stenciling, you are then shown the materials you will need to proceed. Next, you are shown how to prepare your room and surfaces. The goal will be to use a single stencil in multiple positions. The stipple method of application is stressed to achieve a multi-dimensional application. Two colors are used to give the added dimension of shadow to the i...

How To: Make a rhinesone stencil template

Like a rhinestone cowboy! Yahoo! Alright, time to get your arts and crafts on and create your very own rhinestone stencil template so you can dazzle and bedazzle your friends and family or whatever craft project you're currently working on. Follow the steps of this nice how-to and learn to make your very own rhinestone stencil template! You're going to need a program like MS Paint, Photoshop or some other image creation or design software to make your stencil.

How To: Make stencil wall art

Learn how to make wall art that will spruce up your home while keeping a low budget. Pink of Perfection has provided this great horse stencil for you to use, but be creative! The great thing about stencil art is the freedom of using different designs or making your own.

How To: Use Stencil maps in Blender

Stencil maps can help push your model to the next level by allowing you to layer materials exactly as you see fit. This tutorial covers how to create a stencil map, applying it to your model in Blender and then using it to layer two different materials via the Material Nodes. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this fr...

How To: Make a tattoo stencil without a thermal copier machine

This video shows how easy and fast you can make a tattoo stencil without a thermal copier machine. You will need tracing paper, a sketchbook and stencil paper. Trace over any design that you want. Remove the brown layer from the stencil paper. Tape the traced design to the stencil paper to keep it from moving and trace the design onto the stencil paper pressing firm with a bold point pen trying not to rip the paper. Lift the white paper to see your design.

How To: Apply a carbon copy tattoo stencil onto skin

Elementtattootech teaches you how to apply a carbon copy tattoo stencil onto skin. You take a thermal wax paper and draw the design on top of it. Cut around the edges of the design. Wash, clean and shave the area where the tattoo will be. The area should be larger than the tattoo itself. Use the Stencil Pro liquid and put it all around the tattoo area. Let it dry for a bit and then apply the thermal wax paper. This will make the carbon copy tattoo stencil appear on the skin.

How To: Create stencil graffiti

In this tutorial, we learn how to create stencil graffiti. First, take a picture and then separate into four layers. After you do this, you will draw out each layer and then cut each of them out. After you do this, synchronize all of the layers. Next, spray paint the background color. Last, you will add color to the actual picture then wait until it dries. This is a great idea for wall art for your home, and it adds a unique touch. Make sure to take your time with this when painting on the st...

How To: Stencil your own shirt

Check out this interesting video to make photorealistic stencils for t-shirts, bags, and other accessories. This video documents how to make a Nikola Tesla shirt. With Adobe Photoshop, it is possible to simplify a found image into a graphic format perfect for stenciling. You can then print out the altered image into mylar or another water resistant paper. After carefully cutting out the stencil, place the mylar over an ironed t-shirt. Complete the stenciling process by dabbing paint into all ...

How To: Print multi-page stencils in MS Paint

Have need for a giant stencil (and use Microsoft's popular MS Paint software)? Then you've need for this free video tutorial, which explains how to change the page setup settings in Microsoft Paint to print multiple-page stencils. For more information, including a step-by-step walkthrough of the process, watch this how-to.

How To: Make 2-layer stencils in GIMP

In this tutorial, we learn how to make 2-layer stencils in GIMP. First, cut out the background before you begin. Now, right click on your main layer and then select "add alpha layer". After this, select the magic wand tool and delete all the white areas on the outside of the picture. Now duplicate the layer, then hide the top layer and select the bottom layer. Now, go back to threshold and move it all the way to the right to get an outline of the image. From here, go back up to the top layer ...

How To: Stencil a tennis racket

Want to stencil the strings on your tennis racket? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to stencil. The things you'll need for this process are paint, a protective backing, a stencil, and naturally, your tennis racket. Pay particular attention when picking out your paint as some paint can be detrimental to the strings.

How To: Use a stencil on a shirt to get a screen print effect

In this two-part tutorial, learn how to use a stencil on a shirt to create a screen printing effect. Although this does not show you how to do real screenprinting, by using a stencil you will create the look of a screenprinted shirt and be able to transfer your image. Materials you will need include: A blank t-shirt, a high contrast image, acetate, Scotch tape, a sponge, a Sharpie, Exacto knife, some acrylic paint, and glue adhesive. Get your favorite image on a t-shirt you can wear with help...

How To: Make a stencil with a manila folder

This video gives instructions on how to make a stencil from a manila folder and a number of additional supplies. Supplies required aside from the manila folder include an X-acto knife, a pencil, an eraser, and a cutting board, the cutting board and manila folder are recommended. First step to producing the stencil is to draw an image to serve as the stencil pattern. After making the design, cuts must be placed in the design known as 'Bridges', bridges are links in the design which holds the p...

How To: Make a stencil

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a stencil. The materials needed for this project are: contact paper, scissors and a pencil. Begin by drawing the design, shape letter or number on the contact paper. Make sure to draw the stencil on the back of the paper and make it reversed. When finished drawing, carefully cut out the design. To use it, simply peel off the invisible paper and place it onto the surface of the artwork. Then trace over it. This video will benefit those viewers ...

How To: Create big stencils in MS Paint

This video demonstrates how to change the Page Settings in Microsoft Paint for you to be able to print multiple page stencils. The first step is to open your stencil drawing. Then, go to File > Page Setup. In the Page Setup dialogue box, change the Top, Left, Right, and bottom margins' value to zero (0). Under the Scaling option, select "Fit to" and change the Pages values to two (2). Under the Orientation option, select Landscape. Switch back to Portrait and adjust the Pages values to three ...

How To: Stencil with gravel and spray paint

Watch this demonstration of a spray paint layering technique. All you need is some gravel and spray paint to add a unique stenciling effect to the surface of your artwork. Use any object to create negative space with spray paint. Use this technique on collages, paintings, assemblage pieces, and clothing.

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