Category: Can I Stencil On That?

  • Turn Bricks into Trophies with an Award Stencil

    Turn Bricks into Trophies with an Award Stencil

    Although you can customize and individualize stencils, one thing they’re great at is making a bunch of the same thing. Each year, Alma Alter Theater turns some bricks into enticing awards for their Alteri theater awards ceremony (which was kind of inspired by the Oscar Awards ceremony). This year, we took a break from the […]

  • How to Paint any Stencil on Any Surface Using Just Black and White Paint

    How to Paint any Stencil on Any Surface Using Just Black and White Paint

    Today’s Bay Stencil Challenge was to paint any stencil on any surface using just black and white paint. So we chose some color stencils like Wonder Woman and the Police Call Box, and we put them up on light- and dark-colored surfaces, as well as a bright red surface. We practiced with these stencils, learned […]

  • How To Work With the Surface Color

    How To Work With the Surface Color

    You may remember that we often want to leave out one of the layers of a stencil in order to let the surface show through and to keep our stencil work from looking like a giant post card. In this post we ask the question, ‘How do you work with the surface you have?’ We’ll […]