Layer techniques with new summer stencils!

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Don’t you love doing art? Hey there arty peeps Rita Barakat here today to share some fun layering techniques!july 2014 010100
I started with a Gelato painted base then grabbed this very cool new stencil TCW488 Viva La Art!july 2014 012100I painted a little glaze over the word “ART” and used a heat gun to dry it. Don’t worry if it doesn’t show, this will act like a resist later!july 2014 013100Then I went tot town with TCW490 Tattered Lace and TCW488 Viva La Art! Drawing over the stencils with Gelatos and spreading it around with a dry sponge.july 2014 014100Keep adding layers until you are happy with it then take a paper towel and wipe off the word “Art”, it forms a resist and you will see you your original color from your first layer.july 2014 016100I use a stencil brush to rub around any built up color around the letters- fun stuff! You should totally try this!


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Rita Barakat Mixed Media Artist, Illustrator and Designer & Educator. From wall murals to itty bitty minis you can find her work in various hospitals, corporations, family homes, manufacture websites and magazines. She designs for Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft®, DCWV, The Crafters Workshop and freelances for a variety of manufacturers.

3 thoughts on “Layer techniques with new summer stencils!

  1. a super art project, i can picture this on the front of a school notebook. thanks for the tutorial. appreciated.

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