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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Summer Art Video Highlight- Stencil Art

Thanks to all of you that stop by and saw my Summer Art Show video! I was really excited to share it and glad to hear all the positive response. Awesome! For those of you that missed it, check it out here. 2014 Summer Art Show

One of my favorite parts of the video was the stencil art girls.

So here is a look at how I created them.

Get an image you like from a magazine or online. Then trace image on a clear plastic sheet and cut it out.

Now the fun part! Just go crazy using your fingers, paint brush or whatever to make a big paint mess.

Lay down your stencil and use dark paint to go around the image. I used a make-up wedge and dabbed the paint on.

Remove the stencil and look at the magic! I used my wedge sponge to finish coloring the dark blue over all the background.

Then outline with white or black pen, add the hair and that's it!

I hope you get to try this if you haven't already. So fun! Also, I used that same image to make this next painting.

I traced her on white cardstock, painted her brown, cut out her dress from patterned paper and added a paper flower I colored.

So that is how I did that! Thanks for visiting and happy crafting to ya!


  1. Wow you are just full of creative spirits! I love what you do and you just keep growing and growing! Love it and You!

  2. This is so amazing, Kelly. What a beautiful technique. You are so free and artistic with paint. I wish I could spend a day playing with you! Love watching your talent continue to bloom!

  3. Beau-ti-ful! I'm INSPIRED and will give it a try. I'll refer to your post here when I do! Thank you for the idea!!!

  4. These are so beautiful.
    Thank you so much for sharing how you created these stunning ladies :)