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Feelings & Emotions

The Patience Fairy thumbnail

https://youtu.be/LWUOZwBag_c The Patience Fairy showed up in my play and along with her, plenty of redos and do overs. This all started with gel prints on tissue paper. Yes, tissue paper is thin, but it can handle gel printing! In the video, I share how to create these using my Twisted Gordian Knot stencil from [...]

An Mini Interactive Mural thumbnail

https://youtu.be/wmlZfWAKch4 Interactive murals are those that have chalk (or markers or paint) nearby so that everyone and anyone can participate. My favorite are the big fill in the blank kinds. But that isn’t practical to create indoors, so I created mini ones. It will have the look of chalk, but there is zero chalk involved [...]

Unplanned Choices in My Art Journal thumbnail

https://youtu.be/D5SVYq38I-Q A highly efficient stenciling technique was used to start this art journal page. That’s code for an easy (or one could even say lazy) way to do it. What is the this easy way? Using a Gel Press plate. Since I was very heavy handed with the paint on the Art Nouveau stencil, that [...]

Tossed Confetti Art Journaling thumbnail

https://youtu.be/GQdbQYN_XBU Scooping up and tossing this pile of leftover bits from a gel print project entertained me for longer than I want to admit. And it inspired a bit of play in my art journal! I’m not a patient person, so check out how I got these all glued down the easy way. This could [...]

Quick Gel Printing Gift Wrap thumbnail

https://youtu.be/4U-rR6wszUM I ran out of Scotch tape while wrapping gifts. O.O.P.S.! It was an Outstanding Opportunity Presenting Suddenly so instead of running out to the store, I did something else. I gel printed a big piece of paper and sewed the gift into a pouch. No tape needed! This was speedy gel printing all about [...]

There was no measuring involved in this card! thumbnail

https://youtu.be/BeqPKbJ5kxY Lining things up and getting it centered just right can be tough, but they don’t have to be! Getting the lips positioned so they open directly on the flap & getting it centered in the card, was all done without measuring. Check out the video to see how it’s all done! And yes, I [...]

How to Do Reverse Stenciling thumbnail

https://youtu.be/0mgnDiDKmD0 Reverse stenciling enables you to get a very different look from your stencils. But it can be a persnickety technique if you don’t know the three important factors that dramatically impact your print. Below is an example of the Feelings and Emotions 1 stencil used the standard way on the left and reverse, or [...]

Feelings & Emotions Stencil Collection thumbnail

https://youtu.be/bt2A_f6T6M4 Art is personal and what you create is full of emotions.  All emotions, not just the happy ones. The Feelings and Emotions collection at StencilGirl Products was inspired by the rollercoaster ride this year has been and my need to be able to get a wide range of emotions honored in my play. Embedding the words [...]