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Topic: My first two stencils and a question  (Read 3560 times)
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teena89
« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2006 12:23:49 PM »

I've used both the Speedball opaques and the Jacquard opaques, and they work well on dark colors (even black) with just (about) two layers.  They are pricier, but you need less paint and you don't need any textile medium, so I like them.  But most of the choices are in "glittery" shiny colors. 

And great job on your first stencils, btw!

Thanks for the info, Quincy134!  I think I will go out and buy some and redo the superman stencil.

This is an awesome shirt!  I must have one for PR watching!  Great job.  Wink

Thank you =)
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Quincy134
« Reply #11 on: August 29, 2006 12:26:32 PM »

Here's a pic of a similar shirt I did with the Speedball opaque silver:


Best of luck!
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teena89
« Reply #12 on: August 29, 2006 12:29:25 PM »

Here's a pic of a similar shirt I did with the Speedball opaque silver:
Best of luck!

Oh, that's awesome!  Thanks for the pic!  I'll definitely try to buy it this week before my coupons expire, haha.
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« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2006 01:54:50 PM »

wow fantastic PR shirt!!! Ahhh I want one Cheesy I'll have to try that
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« Reply #14 on: August 29, 2006 02:49:49 PM »

Here's a pic of a similar shirt I did with the Speedball opaque silver:
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Best of luck!

So you just stenciled as usual and used the speedball paint instid? Which way do you use to stencil? I use the freezer paper way. Love how yours turned out!
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« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2006 04:16:02 AM »

Here's a pic of a similar shirt I did with the Speedball opaque silver:
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Best of luck!

So you just stenciled as usual and used the speedball paint instid? Which way do you use to stencil? I use the freezer paper way. Love how yours turned out!

Thanks for the compliment.  Yes, I used freezer paper.  And the speedball paint works great.  It's for screen printing on fabric, but you can use it for stenciling on fabric too. 
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« Reply #16 on: August 30, 2006 05:50:00 AM »

Here's a pic of a similar shirt I did with the Speedball opaque silver:
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Best of luck!

So you just stenciled as usual and used the speedball paint instid? Which way do you use to stencil? I use the freezer paper way. Love how yours turned out!

Thanks for the compliment.  Yes, I used freezer paper.  And the speedball paint works great.  It's for screen printing on fabric, but you can use it for stenciling on fabric too. 

Wow thanks so much. It makes total sence but I had never though of that idea before! lol

I have a problem of getting too much paint on the paper and it starts to wrinkle then I have problems on my shirts. I need to convence myself that it doesn't need as much paint as I think it does!
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« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2007 01:42:30 PM »

On the acrylic paint front, you could do a white 'background' in white acrylic paint where you want your design to be. then paint the desing on top, it seems to show up more. The tshirts look great!!
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« Reply #18 on: May 01, 2007 08:18:35 AM »

good job!
haha, tim gunn  Cheesy
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tazzell
« Reply #19 on: May 06, 2007 01:17:19 PM »

I use acrylic paint fabric medium mix on all my projects and as already said I find it does sometimes take a couple of layers of paint to achieve the colour I'm after.
Your stencils are great:D
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