Montag, 6. September 2010

Tree stencil

 

 
Just a little stencil, nothing more, but I like the way it comes out.
They are easy to make not only for trees but also for animals, people, houses...

  • Just take a picture of a tree (especially during wintertime without leaves, now you know why I want to add a lot of pictures to my collection this winter ^^) or another object.
  • Play a little bit with the contrast and the brightness until you can see the tree details very good which you want to cut out.
  • Print it out, just b/w.
  • Cut it out with a sharp paper knife and please, as always, don't be too acurate! But cut carefully, you want to use the paper with the "hole" as well as the cut out object.
  • Turn around if you want the white site. If you want another colour just print on a coloured paper.


And also: Don't use to many details. They will be lost, it is more difficult to cut and in the end one just stops creating a new stencil due to frustration. The effect will still be great sometimes even greater without to small details! Try it :)

 
 
 

 

 

Kommentare:

  1. This is wonderful, what a great idea!! I wanted to let you know that I'll be bragging about you tomorrow! I'll be featuring your beautiful Mail Art on my Brag Monday post!

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  2. Einfach wunderschön. Schlicht und überzeugend.

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  3. What a great idea... I will ahve to try this!

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  4. Neat! Followed you over from Fab Friday. Come visit us at Atticmag.

    Allison
    Atticmag

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  5. What a cool idea to use a picture to make a stencil, I've never heard of that before!

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  6. Dear Saraccino,

    I'm as a founder of http://pickuprubbish.blogspot.com.au/

    I using it for our header images would you mind to give the copyright? I really appreciated if you would given it to me! Thanks :)

    contact: fairdinkumbay@gmail.com

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