When was the last time you bought art supplies? For me, it used to be several times a week (sorry, hubby) but after teaching for many years, I have a pretty good stash. If anything, I've been trying to organize/purge/etc. However, last month I was tempted by new designs StencilGirl Products was promoting. I bought a bunch of their new stencils and when my package arrived …. ohhhhhhmmmmm… I was a very happy camper. (Disclaimer – many moons ago I was on their Design Team but I am not receiving a penn
New supplies can spark new creativity
I haven't bought stencils for a really long time. It's not that I don't love them. I do. Just that I have a lot!
A Kid in a Candy Store
Having these new ones arrive was a joy. Exploring and experimenting just for fun! I worked this page with a variety of designs using ink, paint, and ink sprays.
Expand the patterns
The bold stencil on the right is actually a single strip (border) stencil that I re-positioned to cover a larger area.
Same here plus some crossover of the lines and hidden text peeping through.
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I have an online mixed media workshop available through Craftsy that goes into depth on a lot of these and other techniques. It’s called Inventive Ink: Colorful Mixed Media Effects and it comes with lifetime access and a money-back guarantee. Newsletter subscribers receive an automatic discount code for the class, so sign up here for the newsletter if interested. Here's a 2-minute preview video:
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