Friday, October 6, 2023

Carol Ponsford - October 2023 StencilClub - Journal Page

Carol Ponsford here sharing what I created with the October 2023 StencilClub set 
designed by Cat Kerr. This stencil set is packed full of imagery to use in all types of journal pages.

If you would like to see the video showing my process, click this link:

To begin, I rolled black paint on my 8"x10"gel plate with my brayer.

I laid my stencil on the gel plate remembering that I needed to flip the stencil over so 
that the word REMEMBER was in reverse so that when I pull the print it would read 
correctly. Once the stencil was in place I put a piece of white copy paper on top and 
rubbed on top of the paper making sure that I pressed down into all of the crevices of the stencil.

These are the results of the first prints with the stencil still on the gel plate.

I lifted the stencil off and placed another sheet of white copy paper on the plate and 
pulled the ghost print. this gave a nice print although it has more texture 
than the first print which can be a benefit depending on what you plan to use it for.

Once I had as many parts as I needed I fussy cut out all of the sections that I planned to use.

Then I colored all but the skeleton with Posca Paint Markers using bright colors. 

I laid them where I wanted and snapped a photo of the placement on the page.
Then I removed them and painted the page with black gesso.

Using Golden Regular Matte Gel Medium, I glued all of the pieces down on the page.

I left space for a saying and researched what I wanted to write in the space.

The saying I chose was "Canta en el altar de los muertos" which translates 
to "Sing at the altar of the dead".

I hope you enjoyed this project and will share what you create. I want to thank 
StencilGirl® Products for providing me with this free StencilClub set so that I can 
play in advance and share what I create each month with you. 

Be sure to watch StencilGirl® Products Facebook and Instagram announcement 
of the November 2023 StencilClub set on November 1st.  

Join StencilClub by October 15th to receive these exclusive stencils, an accompanying video tutorial with PDF (both downloadable!), and 25% OFF STENCILS EVERY DAY!!

Happy Creating!


To see more of my work please visit my Instagram page.

1 comment:

  1. I love these stencils, Carol. Thanks for the great journal idea using them!


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