Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Stencil technique


Stencil is very popular technique for the home decoration.
Basically you get the stencil pattern , stick on the object with tape and paint over.                                               
Materials Required: You need a stencil pattern , stencil bushes , normal brushes (to paint all object) ,stencil color paint (acrylic paint) , varnishes, object to paint, sanding paper, undercoat (if your wood object old one or not smooth )

Steps of work:

1. Prepare the object as explained above.

2. Paint the object with main color, Leave to dry min. 20 minutes

3. Put the stencil pattern on the object surface and stick with paper band.

4. Get the paint with stencil brush. Press on to a white paper & take the much of paint off.

5. Apply onto pattern with small touch                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
6. Use the different tone of same color to make shadow and light, if necessary..

7. Take the pattern off and leave to dry.

8. Decorate the object with metallic paint.

9. Varnish with acrylic varnish. .Leave to dry for about 12 hours.

(If it is to be washed or used in the kitchen: you must use synthetic varnish &

Also varnish minimum 3 times. Take a gap of 12 hours for each varnish steps).I hope these steps help you in making stencil.I will post some stencil art pictures very soon.                     

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