AECP: Double Stencil Technique
AECP: Double Stencil Technique
Let’s go next-level with stencils!
Stencils are pretty popular right now, and there’s so many ways you can use them. I was inspired by my latest Altenew Academy class to see what new and innovative way I could use them for my latest project.
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Class #7: With a Twist
The With a Twist class is all about taking some tried and true techniques and twisting them. Therese Calvird leads the class through six lessons, “pushing some boundaries, stepping outside our comfort zones and basically having some fun with our supplies.”
I was inspired by the way Therese took a new approach to using different stamp sets and combining different styles. So, I picked up a few of my Altenew stencils and fiddled around with a few ideas.
The Technique & Design
The result of my experimenting with stencils lead to today’s project. I ended up using two stencils (Feeling Dotty and Scallop Builder) in combination with each other for a double stencil technique. By applying one stencil, then adding another stencil directly on top so the two were layered together, I was able to apply the second stencil only where the first would allow.
With the two stencils I chose, I was able to apply dots to the scallop shapes. And, by using yellow and blue, the dots ended up being a vibrant shade of green against the yellow scallops. This was such a fun and easy technique. I plan on exploring more with different stencil and color combos!
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Crafter’s Toolbox Video
Of course, a video is way better than reading through instructions, so here’s the official Crafter’s Toolbox video showing this fantastic tecnique!
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