Creative Stenciling For Art and Home Decor - Techniques for Beginner Artists
Online Art Class with Artist Barabra Cassidy
There are so many more decorative possibilities to stenciling than taking a plastic stencil and pouncing some paint through the opening! You can Create AMAZING and original wall art for the home! This class will open your eyes to great possibilities!
Today mixed media artists are also using stencils to create stunning backgrounds for paintings. Professional designers and faux finishers are using stencils to create all kinds of unique textural effects on furniture and walls alike. As a beginning artist, you too can use the same applications to make unique artworks.
In this online class, artist and teacher Barbara Cassidy takes the guess work out of creative stenciling. With so many amazing stencil designs on the market, it's easy to get excited about these timeless artistic tools.
The Goal of this class is to expand your overall knowledge of how stencils can be used for art and in home decor projects. Barbara demonstrates and explains a multitude of topics and techniques related to stenciling...she also answers every question you may have on the following...
How is this class taught?
Class Supplies you will require ...
Paints: Traditions Artists Acrylic Paint by Deco Art
As well as various other acrylic colors for the technique exercises in class.
Traditions Mediums by Deco Art
Extender & Blending Medium
Old Flat for Basecoating
Stencil Brush(es) of your choice
I would advise you to choose one with a semi soft bristle – stay away from the
extremely stiff ones!
Note: I will be using one from Hobby Lobby
Stencils – Deco Art Tracy Moreau Texture Stencils
Stencils are available at almost all craft/hobby stores – Michaels,
Hobby Lobby, JoAnn Fabrics. Online really opens up the options of
what is available. Google search the word “stencil” and many
choices will come up!
Surfaces - You can use any size surface For your desired finished artwork. The class is taught using smaller surfaces to demonstrate the techniques.
40-50 sheets of various colors of cardstock (light and dark) 8
½ x 11
Watercolor Paper or Card stock
12” x 12” Standard Depth Canvas creates a small finished piece.