Monday, October 13, 2014

How to Get a Graffiti Effect with Stencils on a Scrapbook Page


I love the look of graffiti so it should be no surprise that one of my favorite StencilGirl stencils is the Scribble Scratch Handwriting stencil. This stencil screams "graffiti" to me! Since soccer season is in full swing, I am making lots of sports scrapbook pages right now. The graffiti looks compliments sports themed pages really well, especially when you're trying to get artsy on your layouts. After making over 40 scrapbook pages on soccer, I'm really ready to get artsy- how about you?!



I created this soccer themed scrapbook page in about 20 minutes, including dry time. It's that easy! The trick is applying ink and paint to the stencil in layers and in an uneven fashion, much like the spray pattern of spray paint is often uneven.

Here's how:

Supplies:

Do you love the look of graffiti in your art or on your scrapbook pages?

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11 comments:

  1. Great project, Jennifer! Yes, I love the addition of graffiti - it's an element I often incorporate in my work! I find the uneven, rough, and grungy effect adds so much character. Perfect way to express motion and high energy! I really like this Scribble Scratch stencil...gotta get me one :)

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    1. Thank you so much!!!! That is one of my fave stencils too :)

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  2. Love that...guess that stencil goes on my wishlist.

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  3. The Scribble Scratch stencil is one of my favorites and your artwork shows why!

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  4. Great effect Jennifer. Definitely a stencil to add to my collection!

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    1. Thank you Seth! Yes, it is one of my go-to stencils for sure!

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  5. I almost missed this! I love tithe graffiti look on this. Thanks for sharing it Jen

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  6. This is a terrific graffiti backdrop for your gorgeous layout, Jennifer! Love it!!

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