Friday, February 8, 2019

Adena Helm: Bee Mine, Mixed Media on Canvas with StencilGirl® Stencils

Bee Mine by Adena Helm, Mixed Media on Canvas with StencilGirl® Stencils
Hi, everyone! Adena Helm here!
Have you ever wanted to add some visual texture to your paintings or projects?

StencilGirl® stencils are a great way to do that! In this video I will show you my process/techniques: 

I have used Golden Gloss Medium as the adhesive, Golden Paints, Golden Glazing Medium, Gold Acrylic Spray Paint, and StencilGirl® stencils of course! 

StencilGirl® stencils used:
Ornamental Iron Curls stencil by Cecilia Swatton
Tri-Textured Sheet Metal stencil by Kristie Taylor
Damask Medium stencil by Michelle Ward
What's the Point? stencil by Nathalie Kalbach
All Fleur stencil by Michelle Ward
Eucalyptus stencil by Jane LaFazio

StencilGirl® Products has great stencils with so many to choose from to fit any project you are working on! Check out If you want to see more of my artwork visit my website, on Instagram or Facebook at Adena Helm Art! Thanks for watching!


  1. It's fascinating to watch your technique as you develop this painting. Thank you!

  2. Fabulous layering, stenciling, shading, and mix of colors! Loved watching you paint this!!

  3. Wow! Adena this is SO fabulous!! What amazing work you are doing with stencils!! I cannot wait to learn more from you at Art Unraveled!! Bravo my friend!! 😍

  4. Why do you wet your collage paper before adhering? Fabulous video and techniques! Thank you so much for sharing!

  5. This is fantastic! I loved watching the process. For some reason I couldn't hear anything. Was there audio? I would have loved to hear you explain your process. I like all the Layering and stenciling and that bee is gorgeous.


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