In any urban setting throughout the world today, you can expect to see examples of stencil art. On street corners, train stations and public toilets the world over stencil art is a favoured tool of the graffiti artist. Many consider such imagery urban pollution, the work of mindless vandals. Such attitudes ignore what has fast become one of the most significant artistic and cultural movements of the early 21st century. Stencil art is no longer the sole domain of the graffiti artist, the aesthetic is now ubiquitous in advertising, the mainstream press and even on the walls of the world's most famous galleries.
With this large and oversized kit, it is fun and easy to create tons of amazing stencil projects. Stencil pictures, greeting cards, bookmarks, and more! Comes with 6 felt pens, 6 colored pencils, backgrounds, paper, and 4 plates of stencils for a great value.
In tribute to this widely popular form of internationally-appreciated street art, Stencil Nation contains the most extensive documentation and up-to-date history of stencil art and 'how-to' tips from the artists. With dynamically illustrated perspectives from the niches of the art form, Stencil Nation provides ample entertainment and information for anyone even slightly interested in this art genre. It also represents the work of lesser-known urban scenes, such as Romania, Poland and Israel, and builds upon previously published works.
Simple and ingenious, Pop Out Stencils: Farm Animals shows you how to make amazing pictures, bunting, puppets, cards, mobiles and much more. Stencilling is the perfect way to engage the imagination; these animal stencil shapes will inspire young creatives to experiment and become confident in their drawing abilities. They’ll be encouraged to choose paints, coloured pencils, crayons, felt tips, or chalk; and brushing, stippling, dabbing, or sponging to create different effects. They will enjoy hours of satisfying, absorbing activity and experience the true pleasure of making art. Each spread has three different sizes of pop-out stencils and three creative ways to use them. The stencils can be used time and again, and stored in their nested shapes inside the book.
"Derek's edge is that he won't stand still. He has a knack for finding new corners of the program to exploit and innovative ways of doing so. He's pushed the boundaries not only for his own art but also for thousands of up and coming artists who also want to create onscreen the visions they have in their minds. If you've bought this book, you're about to discover what I mean. -Garrick Webster, Editor, Computer Arts Welcome to the world of art and imagination! Derek Lea, one of the world's top 100 digital artists, shows you how to use Photoshop in unorthodox ways to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. His work is a unique combination of original photography, traditional illustration, and digital art. If you are a digital artist, illustrator, cartoonist, graphic artist or designer who is familiar with Photoshop, but want to push the program to the limit, this book is for you! Learn how to get professional results from the paint features in Photoshop. Create sharp illustrations by combining vectors and pixels. Explore less-than-obvious composition methods, and discover the hidden potential in unlikely artistic resources and materials. Play around with texture using spray paint effects and scanned elements, or age faces and objects. Use stencil tags and comic book coloring techniques. Learn how to bring 3D art to life! Maximize your creativity AND efficiency with invaluable information on working between Photoshop and Illustrator. This book/CD package provides clear, step-by-step tutorials that make it easy to emulate Lea's techniques in your own work. With all the images from the book to play with, you'll be creating stunning artwork in no time! Be sure to visit the book's website at http://www.creativephotoshopthebook.com/ for more information, and join the reader forum to share your ideas with digital artists from around the world.
Scratch-and-Reveal Sparkling Unicorns is a fabulous craft kit that allows children to create their own scratch-and-sparkle stencil art. This title includes three stencils, eight scratch sheets, a wooden scratcher, and a 40-page activity book, making it easy to draw amazing unicorn-filled scenes. The activity book features a simple introduction to stencil art, blank practice pages, and picture inspiration ideas. Children will love using the scratch sheets to see their pictures come to life in sparkles and rainbow colors.