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   IMPORTANT PRACTICE FIRST on poster board, cardboard or a piece of paper. WHERE TO START We suggest that you start by practicing your stenciling technique on poster board, cardboard or a piece of paper. This is a very important first step so that you feel comfortable with using the Sculpture Stencil™ and Stencil or Crackle Paste. If you do make a mistake, remember you can scrape off the paste with a putty knife, wipe the stencil and reuse the paste. Once you have practiced a few sections of the stencil and are comfortable with your results, you should be ready...

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Tip I Shading Tips: Fig. 1 The berries are stenciled with Rich Red leaving a vibrant white high light. The berry is then shaded with black! Sounds unlikely but it looks great. The leaves are stenciled with Pilgrim Green then shaded with black. Erase the veins. Fig. 2 is the same stencil using Concord Blue for the berries, leave a white highlight, shade with black. The berries of Fig. 3 are stenciled with Savannah Peach leaving a white highlight and shaded with Barn Red. The leaves are Pilgrim Green shaded with Walnut Brown.1 2  3 Tip II Add color by removing it! Jeannie uses a...

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Step by Step Guide:                 * It is a good idea to practice stenciling on scrap paper or cardboard before beginning your project.  Get Started:  These simple steps apply to stenciling virtually any surface from a tote bag to a wall.   1.   Make sure surface to be stenciled is clean.  2.   Spray back of stencil with Repositionable Adhesive Spray by holding can about 10 inches away and in a sweeping motion, lightly spray the stencil.  Wait 30-60 seconds for stencil to "dry" so that it is slightly sticky. 3. Carefully position stencil over the surface you are going to stencil...

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In this How to Stencil Tutorial, we will explain how to easily stencil an entire wall, floor, ceiling, curtain, piece of furniture or any other large stenciling project with only one allover repeating pattern stencil template. We will also share techniques for stenciling in tight areas, such as stenciling in corners or along crown molding. For this tutorial, we used American Acrylic paint and our Tranquil Branches Allover Wall Stencil template.  What is an Allover, Repeating Pattern Stencil? Allover, repeating pattern stencils are used to stencil multiple repeats of the same stencil design across a broad surface area. At Oak...

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