Stencilling for the First Time
Even if you think you have no artistic ability, you can transform dull, dreary surfaces into works of art, or create your own family heirlooms from scratch, with the aid of this easy-to-use primer! Unlike many other art forms, stenciling is a simple craft to master, given the right instruction. This user-friendly guide, geared just to beginners, takes you every step of the way. Start by learning the basics--how to choose and position stencils, types of paints and applicators, and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Then move on to one of 25 charming projects, each tackling a particular issue, such as stenciling on fabric, glass, or metal; adding shading to a design; or working with multiple stencils. Soon you will be creating unique wall borders, decorative boxes, handmade greeting cards, table runners, and hand-painted tables. . .in short, enhancing any room or piece of furniture in your home. Bring stenciling into your life--you'll discover creativity you never knew you had!
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Acrylic paints acrylic spray Paper Adhere stencil Allow to dry apply paint apply stencil cremes back side backer board base-coat body birdhouse card stock Carefully mist chair rail checkerboard colonial blue craft knife cut card dark green decorative enamel paints flat brush frame Grapevine green paint Here's ivory paint layers lightest shade makeup sponges matte acrylic spray medium tin motifs olive green openings of stencil Order on pages Paper towels Stencil pencil Prepare the wood Preparing Unfinished Wood Refer to Base-coating Refer to Preparing Refer to Stencilling registration marks Remove stencil Repeat Steps sandpaper seep Self-adhesive notes side of stencil small tin sponge brush Sponge Pouncer spray adhesive Stencil spray Paper towels Spray the back stencil and allow stencil blank stencil brushes stencil design stencil openings Stencil spray adhesive Stencil tape stencil with spray Stencilling Order sunflower surface swivel knife technique texture Troubleshooting wall border yellow Stencil spray