I’m just so excited that I was asked to design the December 2020 StencilClub set for StencilGirl®️. The set is called Block Prints, an homage to their inspiration, my collection of vintage Japanese Block Print books published in the mid 1800’s. We’ll be creating origami gift card holders for our project.
Want to learn how to get more out of your stencils? I created a short video to show you how I transform a stencil with a repeating linear pattern like this: To create a square motif like this: I’m using the 9x12 stencil for the December 2020 Block Print Collection in the video. It’s part of a set that I designed exclusively for StencilGirl’s StencilClub. If you’re not a member follow this link to find out how to join. Happy Stenciling! Jill
One of the things that I love about mixed media is that it gives you opportunities to combine many passions into one project. Like this project that meshes my fascination with Zhen Xian Bao, (aka Chinese Thread Books), my newfound love of Eco Printing/Staining, and encaustic wax. The making of Chinese Thread Books is an ancient folk art. Traditionally made of paper, Thread Books were used to store string, needles, paper patterns and other loose items. The paper is cleverly folded into collapsible boxes that are then stacked and bound together in such a way so as to create hidden...
Get a video glimpse showing how I created and stenciled an origami-style Twisted Treasure Pouch with StencilGirl Stencils. Then comment for a chance to win in the StencilGirl Gift-Worth Blog Hop. Contest ends 11:59 pm CST on 10/8/19.
Welcome to the StencilGirl®️ Creative Team’s Squared-Off Swap Hop. I decided to stay true to the Swap Hop theme by filling Origami frames made out of my squares with mini mixed media collages, landscapes, and abstracts. What I want to do today is to show you what I did with my Origami frames, and inspire you to watch a few Origami tutorials, try a few folds of your own and start to use up those pile of paper scraps on your desk. I’m going to leave teaching the folds to the Origami You-Tube professionals