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11  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Discussion and Questions / Re: First Time Multi Layer Stencil...HELP! on: February 02, 2007 09:45:47 PM
It looks like a four layer stencil.  The simplest method would be to print (or photocopy) it four times at the size you want.  Write on each one which color you'll be cutting out (white, light gray, medium gray or dark gray).  I believe the white is the bottom layer, then light gray, medium gray, then dark grey.

Does that help?
12  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Discussion and Questions / Re: The Stencil Tutorial Directory, Pt 1:A-M & Pt 2:M-Z on: January 28, 2007 05:40:20 PM
what about stenciling on walls??

It works the same as stenciling on anything else, just make sure you're in a very well ventilated area.  Do you have a question about how to do it?  I'll help as much as I can.

This isn't exactly stenciling by definition, I did it with masking tape and spray paint on my living room wall.  There's a bunch of pics and I finally added a link to the video of it.  It may help some http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=34845.0
13  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Discussion and Questions / Re: noobie questions.. on: January 28, 2007 05:10:41 PM
I think I saw a picture of Paris Hilton wearing that shirt, except that it said, "YOUR NOT" on the back.  Ooops.
14  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) / Re: Where on earth do you find your images? on: January 28, 2007 03:24:26 PM
Also, you can go to the Dover Publications website and sign up for free samples to be sent to your email.

http://store.doverpublications.com/

Sometimes it takes a bit of sifting through the samples they send each week, but it's usually worth it.

I've been collecting from dover samples for months, you can get some great stuff.  My favorite (right now?) are the  children's coloring books, especially the Safety one.  It had pictures of a crossing guard and some other silly stuff.  Now I just need to find a use for it.
15  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Scrapbooking: Discussion and Questions / Re: FEBRUARY CHALLENGE: Amore on: January 27, 2007 04:36:39 PM
I just finished mine....I don't want to wait! [/whine]
16  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Discussion and Questions / Re: selling stenciled shirts on: January 25, 2007 09:16:57 PM
You can resell shirts without a problem, it falls under the "first sale" law.  As long as you paid for the shirts, you can sell them, no matter their tag or company (unless it specifies that it is not for resale, but I've never heard of that on a shirt).  American Apparel is very popular for stenciling shirts.

The bigger issue is the images.  You can not use copyrighted or trademarked images (ie band logos, brand names, copies of Threadless shirts, etc).  It's also wrong to use someone else's stencil without express permission to sell them (I wouldn't sell shirts with Banksy/Shepard Fairy/Logan Hicks* images).  The best idea is to make your own image and create your own stencil from that.  Originality sells better than copies, especially in the craft community.

If you have any more questions feel free to ask.  I just researched a whole bunch of copyright info for the ATC forum.

*If anyone can recreate a Logan Hicks stencil, I would love to see it....that man is inhuman in his talent
17  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) / Re: JANUARY ATC GALLERY on: January 18, 2007 11:51:57 PM
My brand new digital camera came tonight.  Yay!  I can finally photograph and send out the atcs that I owe to Selise and AsphaltQueen (I haven't forgotten you guys, promise!)


"The Great Big Donut"

While I was working on that one, I got a new idea for another one, which grew into a series....
These are my Syllable Series:


hmm...the bronze ink came out brighter in the photos...
18  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Discussion and Questions / Re: freezer paper? on: January 17, 2007 07:10:23 PM
Assuming your wall has normal paint, spray adheasive won't leave any marks or sticky stuff.  I haven't used it on a wall, but I'll used it to stencil on my snowboard, my mini-fridge, notebooks, records and even regular paper.  No problems ever.

Wait...sorry, I stenciled my pirate fridge before I found spray adheasive, just kidding.  What a difference it makes though.
19  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) / Re: ATCs and copyright on: January 17, 2007 05:40:52 AM
As for Disney... I hate Mickey Mouse anyway, so pooh to them.

I started choking on my coffee at this.  Does that count as a pun?
20  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) / Re: JANUARY ATC GALLERY on: January 17, 2007 05:37:19 AM
ooooh....those are so cute.  I love all three!
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