Category: Stenciling Ideas

  • 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 […]

  • Spray Paint Stencils for Interior Walls

    Spray Paint Stencils for Interior Walls

    Don’t be afraid to use spray paint inside! That’s the take-away here, honestly. These stencils have really cool effect on interior walls. If you watch the video, you’ll get a kick out of how much fun it can be to experiment with spray paint. Although it’s in virtual reality, I urge you to take the […]

  • Birthday Card: Old But Good Stencil Trick

    Birthday Card: Old But Good Stencil Trick

    Here’s an oldie but a goodie: combining two stencils to make something new. I took this picture of Petia the other day (can you guess what we were doing?), and there was something about the way she was holding the birthday stencil that gave me an idea. Why not make a stencil of her holding […]

  • Custom stencils for packaging

    Custom stencils for packaging

    Your small business (or even your large business) can benefit from a quick, professional and efficient way of branding all of your packaging materials. As a small business owner, you appreciate the fast service of companies like Uline. You can take advantage of their array of shipping materials to support a variety of shipping methods. […]

  • Interpretative Portraits with Stencils

    Interpretative Portraits with Stencils

    Professional photographers capture the most important and interesting features of a subject. They use framing and lighting and perspective and lens selection to do all that. Some of those creative aspects of a good photograph also come out in a stencil. In particular, when shadows fall just right, those shadows are gold in the stencil […]

  • How to Stencil a QR Code

    How to Stencil a QR Code

    There are all kinds of reasons you might want to stencil a QR code on a surface: Connecting your customers to free Wi-Fi access Transmit your vCard info Scavenger hunts Guiding people in an unfamiliar environment Registration for an event Any place where you want to publicly link to more in-depth information Click here to […]

  • Making a Wall of Faces

    Making a Wall of Faces

    Make a wall of faces for your organization. It’s not as hard as it looks! Start with a blank wall. It’s probably easiest if the surface is white or nearly white. For each person, You will only paint the mid-tone and dark layers for each face. For each face, isolate the person’s face and features […]