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« on: September 19, 2012 02:51:47 AM »

Hey, all Cheesy

Still on a stenciling kick, and still going with incredibly detailed stencils. Ever since I did my Gallifreyan shirt (lots of tiny islands!), I've gotten hooked with using more ambitious stencils. I've gone on to do my multiple fandoms shirt (lots of stencils + the LotR inscription!) and now this one. My friends and I also did a bunch of shirts for a volunteering gig we have going, but I'll post about 'em when I finally get a decent pic of them. This shirt came to be because couldn't get the idea of stenciling a mix of Lord of the Rings and Doctor Who on a shirt out of my head so I finally did it.

I couldn't find the perfect fitting shirt, so I ended up reconstructing a man's shirt to work with. Still not a perfect shirt, but definitely fits better all around.

This stencil was another PITA to make (it literally took my hours to finish it), but my new swivel knife definitely made it easier compared to my first attempt with the LotR inscription.

Here's a pic of the stenciled design on the shirt:


And here's the pic of it worn (yeah, I put it on the back. It's not lopsided, it's just really hard to take a pic of your own back):


A few more pics and some more details on my blog: http://zzdia.wordpress.com/2012/09/10/lotr-dw-shirt/
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« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2012 04:49:21 AM »

Love the combination of doctor who and lord of the rings and beautifully done.
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« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2012 05:47:17 AM »

this is amazing!! Love the detail! I can see why that took you hours to do.... I think I would have a permanent hand cramp!  Tongue
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« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2012 07:01:34 AM »

Amazing. Even the smallest details are so sharp. Well done for all that effort. It has turned out really great.
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« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2012 04:32:56 PM »

this is absolutely gorgeous! I am in love Smiley what does the Gallifreyan say?
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« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2012 09:00:21 PM »

freaking awwwwwesome!
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« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2012 10:32:42 PM »

Thanks for the comments, guys! Cheesy billiemarie, the Gallifreyan is the time lord seal from The Sound of Drums.
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« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2012 01:28:41 AM »

I can't get over how amazing this is.
I have made myself the Seal of Rassilion stencil once and I know how difficult that is.. i can only imagine the time it took to turn the Fanorian inscription into a stencil..
I have the biggest respect for you! you did something amazing!
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« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2012 12:47:58 PM »

Perfect fandom mix and so beautiful!
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« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2013 09:07:25 AM »

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« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2013 09:26:25 PM »

Wow, thank you! Cheesy This is soooo awesome
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« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2013 02:38:09 PM »

Do you have a pdf of the stencil? This is so awesome if you have the images you used to create it, I would love trying this for my friends birthday! Awesome job!
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« Reply #12 on: January 25, 2013 10:49:30 PM »

I got the images online and just put them together. Here's the final image I used:
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« Reply #13 on: January 26, 2013 04:47:30 PM »

Oh this is so awesome! Being a huge fan of both LotR and Doctor Who I really wish I owned this shirt!!!
And I must say the title is freakin' genius Tongue
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« Reply #14 on: February 01, 2013 02:48:53 AM »

This shirt is so awesome! If you weren't a fan of either Doctor Who or LoTR then you would not even be able to tell that it is two different things. It flows so well from one fandom to the next. Very nicely done Cheesy, I know I would never have the patience to do something like this.
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« Reply #15 on: April 30, 2013 01:39:52 PM »

what type of stencil did you use to create the design?
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« Reply #16 on: May 08, 2013 04:13:16 PM »

Wow that shirt is amazing. Great job.
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« Reply #17 on: June 23, 2013 05:01:42 AM »

what type of stencil did you use to create the design?


Hi, sorry it took forever to reply. It's just a freezer paper stencil. It's not reusable, but it's pretty easy to make custom stencils with freezer paper. I'm pretty sure there's a great freezer paper stencil tutorial somewhere on craftster
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« Reply #18 on: January 02, 2014 06:42:13 AM »

OMG I want. It's beautiful. Smiley Thank you for sharing.
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