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gorgaus
« on: June 20, 2005 02:54:58 AM »

I made this wall hanging for my mum not so long ago, its a three colour stencil of wasps. I cut them out of paper and used housepaints to paint them! I printed them on a cheap tab top curtain I found. The trick to multi coloured stencils I think, is to put the lighter colours first. If anyone is interested in knowing how to do them I could put a tutorial together.

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« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2005 03:12:48 AM »

Here are a few other multi coloured stencils, i printed them onto some ready made canvases. I used the same stencil but with different colours on each canvas. The feathers are a seperate 5 layer stencil repeated all over the canvas, then the body and head of the peacock is another stencil, painted over the top of all the feathers. It was a bit time consuming, but I think the effect is pretty good. I used old xrays to cut out the stencils. They are plastic and hold their shape really well and last forever!





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« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2005 11:29:13 AM »

Your pics aren't showing up...

Bad bandwith or have you uploaded them funny??

Either way... try www.photobucket.com
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« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2005 11:39:25 AM »

those are, without a doubt, radical.
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« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2005 03:56:06 AM »

Thanks kimmykat! I'm pretty naughty, and go spraying stencils around the neighbourhood sometimes. I thought it might be nice to be more productive with it!
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« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2005 06:32:40 AM »

i'd love a simple multi color stencil tute!

good work! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2005 11:23:14 AM »

wow! you are really good at stencilling..but doesn't the fabric gets really hard? i made a 2 layered stencil and the fabric is like stone!
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« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2005 05:03:43 AM »

The fabric does get a little hard, but its ok, because I havent used it for clothing. Just for wall hangings and stuff. I guess if I was to try a multi coloured stencil for clothing i'd have a go at sraying it with spray paint, to use less paint. Lighter colours first, then finally black. Or fabric paint might be a bit softer and more flexible?
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« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2005 10:13:51 AM »

I love the peacocks.  Where do you get old x-rays?
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« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2005 12:50:37 PM »

I love the wasps! So random and awesome! Post more!
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