Hello there everyone!
It is me, Marlene Meijer-van Niekerk (ART BY MARLENE). Today I am happy to be share a new tutorial using the great stencils from The Crafter’s Workshop. So are you ready? Today, I have a very short and sweet tutorial ! I hope you like cats my friends….because we are making a feline friend today!
I should mention before I start that The Crafter’s Workshop provided me with some product to create this project. This post might contain affiliate links. However the opinions and the stenciling techniques I share are solely my own.
As the base for my project I used one of my gelli plate prints, using a variety of stencils from The Crafter’s Workshop. This gelli print was made on 300grams (24 x30cm) watercolour paper.
The stencil that I used is TCW583 “Kitties” , designed by Carmen Medlin for The Crafter’s Workshop.
I used black Americana Craft paint and a sponge dabber to stencil the cat.
Now choose 2 to 3 colours of translucent paint to cover your background. I used High Flow acrylics from Golden, if you don’t have it….just add some matt medium or airbrush medium to any acrylics and you will achieve the same translucent look. Remember: only cover the space outside of the stenciled area.
You can add some highlights to you cat’s eyes with a white gelly roll pen.
With DecoArts Dazzling Metallics I added some highlights on the cat and the yarn.
I wanted some more highlights in the background, so I finished my project off by stenciling White Americana paint through the TCW267 “stencil ledger”, designed by Jaime Echt for The Crafter’s Workshop.
Well….I guess I am finished! Thanks for following this step-by-step photo tuturial and till the next time!!
I hope you enjoyed the project and I am looking forward to your comments!
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6 thoughts on “A bit of cat stenciling fun”
I don’ like cats but… I do love your tutorial and your bright and great page!
Shamav….Thank you for your reply. You could use this technique with any stencil…..I love the on with the Flamingo or butterfly too!
I love your page with the Kitty stencil, I will make one myself, thanks for the inspiration 😉
Thank you for your comment. This is a glorious stencil. I used the 12×12 inch one.
wow! just gorgeous!
Thank you Yasmina! It was a fun project and the stencil did most of the work! x