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« on: November 07, 2007 12:08:28 PM »








With each, I took a photo, rendered it into a stencil, and then used that stencil to create a portrait either in mixed media collage or oil paint. I think these would be great presents for the holidays - I'm probably just going to hand them out to the fam!
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« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2007 12:13:07 PM »

Those are great!
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« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2007 12:14:09 PM »

this has to be the sweetest thing ever!!  i love it!!! Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2007 01:01:59 PM »

These are very attractive.  Bookmarked!
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« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2007 01:19:58 PM »

now i just need to figure out how to make my pictures into stencils.....soo pretty Grin
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« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2007 04:01:46 PM »

now i just need to figure out how to make my pictures into stencils.....soo pretty Grin

*sigh* me too. i just can.not figure it out. too technophobic. so sad when i want to make wonderful little prints of my small ones for family for xmas too! yours are terrific!
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« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2007 06:12:24 PM »

what did you use to make your stencils? i usually prefer contact paper, but it seems that this might be tricky on top of paint or paper.

the one on newsprint reminds me of this etsy seller:
http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=40878
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« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2007 12:06:15 PM »

what did you use to make your stencils? i usually prefer contact paper, but it seems that this might be tricky on top of paint or paper.

I'm sorry, I'd usually explain my whole process, but I am actually selling them on my Etsy and would rather not reveal one of the 2 trade secrets I've managed to acquire, lol. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2007 02:23:17 PM »

what did you use to make your stencils? i usually prefer contact paper, but it seems that this might be tricky on top of paint or paper.

the one on newsprint reminds me of this etsy seller:
http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=40878

You might have luck with re-positionable spray adhesive if the paper is sealed with something first.  Just a guess.
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