The Wonderful World of Stenciling
Learn how to stencil a wall; includes details on working with stencils, stippling and shadowing.
An excellent resource for this type of stenciling is StencilSearch.com.
The name for this kind of stenciling is theorem painting, an early American decorative technique that dates back to the first half of the 19th century. The method uses a series of stencils cut in such a way that no two areas immediately next to each other are placed on the same stencil. The technique uses a sequence of two or more stencils or overlays that are aligned using common reference or index marks.
The idea here is to discover the artist within you, even if you don’t consider yourself as having artistic talent or ability. I am one of those who does not feel gifted in that way, yet, I must say, I felt very pleased with the results, especially since it was my very first attempt.
Whether you’re an ardent crafter or weekend hobbyist, you’ll discover a world of fresh and exciting artistic possibilities with theorem stencils.
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