Friday, May 25, 2012

Stencils and spray paint ~ easy fun

stencils and bags
As you're reading this, I'm in Italy, teaching a workshop in Orvieto.

I prepared these  muslin bags for my students, to hold their watercolor supplies. Can you tell I had fun? I used Tulip Fabric Spray paint, and stencils from Stencil Girl, Artist Cellar and Interweave
And I really should give a shout out to my friend, Linda Blinn, who started me on the stencil spree a few years ago. She's also got a DVD, Make it Graphic on the subject.
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I spray painted my cotton bathrobe too, to jazz it up, but it's grey and ended up looking like a paint rag. That's why you're not seeing a photo of it.
(I'm in Italy, teaching, so I've scheduled these posts while I'm traveling.)

6 comments:

  1. Wow! These are great! Wonder how it would work with slightly thickened dyes?
    Gotta try this! Hope you're having fun in Orvieto! Ciao!

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  2. Wow! Your students are very lucky. These are so much fun. Note to self: buy more stencils. LOL

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  3. Lucky students! I like this idea...Have fun! Judith, Texas

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  4. I'm planning on making some stencils! Hopefully it will look as fabulous as these! Patsy from
    HeARTworks

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  5. I didn't know they had fabric spray paint. Is the feel of it better than a normal spray paint, I would guess it would be more durable.
    Thanks for the post. I'm glad I found your blog.

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