Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Hand Cut Stencils

Hello creative friends.  Hope all is well in your world.  I have not been feeling well lately at all myself.  The weekend before last I suffered from a bout of food poisoning and did not do much by way of art.  I was feeling better this weekend and created more art, however I started not feeling well again Sunday night, have been home for the past two days from work and still not feeling very well.  But I wanted to get this posted since I hadn't posted in a couple of weeks and I'm not sure when I will post again because I am going out of town this weekend. 

So the weekend before last the only art I managed to do was to cut this one stencil. 

And played with it a bit and created this journal background page first spraying through the stencil, then printing the reverse on the other page.

This past weekend I played around some more with cutting my own stencils and created three more stencils.

And played with them in my journals, creating the following pages.  The first one I sprayed through the stencil on a background page that I previously covered with inked up, used paper towels.  Then I used the lion stencil to print the reverse image in another journal.

This was my first time cutting my own stencils and I have been wanting to cut my own stencils for a while now and am pleased with what I have created so far.  I will definitely be cutting more of my own stencils going forward.  Have you ever cut your own stencils?  If so I would love to hear about it and see what you have created with them.  Until next time, happy creating.

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