You’ll love this stencil book if:
•You’re looking for new, unconventional ideas for stencil techniques
•You want to learn how to make your own stencils
•You’d like to learn how to apply stencils to a variety of mediums and materials
Stencil Girl by Mary Beth Shaw is the ultimate guide for anyone looking to incorporate stencils into their art projects. Because of their versatility, projects for using stencils with a variety of mediums and materials are included, from paint, glitter, and frosting, to canvas, wood, and clay. Learn about the supplies you’ll need to create your own stencil art, and then jump right into stenciling with a wide range of fun and unique projects. Not only will you learn ways to create your own stencils, but you’ll also find stencil art projects that utilize encaustic techniques, ways to use stencils in décor, and more unconventional projects like using stencils to create dynamic designs on cupcakes.
Whether you favor spray-paints, stamps, wood, or another medium or material amongst a range of many, you’re sure to find a projects that fits your fancy. Be inspired by new stencil ideas and techniques, try out an unusual project, and experience the versatility of stencil art.
In Stencil Girl you’ll find:
•Inspiring gallery pieces from 20 contributing artists
•Bonus projects that include links to online instruction
•Step-by-step instruction for every project
A word from the author:
“I am a girl who loves stencils. As an artist, I know stencils have the ability to really make us look good. Stencils add beautifully complex detail to our art—easy repeats, dynamic silhouettes and layer after layer of glorious patterns.” —Mary Beth Shaw
Stencil Stuff (Supplies)
Dedication and Acknowledgements