Playing With Stencils
Exploring Repetition, Pattern, and Personal Designs
"Learn how to design and cut stencils from your own drawings or photographs with Playing with Stencils! You'll discover how a simple doodle or series of shapes can have great impact when made into a stencil. The projects run the gamut from ideas for walls, floors, rugs, furniture, stationery, and posters to cake and cupcake stencils, stencils to customize your bicycle and garage door, and even an outdoor mural! All the templates for the featured projects are included.Stencil art has been around for years, often used for home decorating and for simple crafts, but has gained current interest and cache due it's guerrilla use as street art (often making a political statement), and has become a worldwide subculture. Stencil graffiti has given stencil art a new sheen of coolness. This book will show you how to incorporate that look into your work, your accessories, and your home. You'll become inspired to use stencils in your journaling, in collage, on fabric, on totes, and in art pieces designed to be hung on walls--and you will know how to create fantastic custom designs"--
Beverly, MA :, Quarry Books,, 2013.
142 pages :,illustrations (chiefly color) ;,26 cm.