7/20/15

Things to Make - Stencil Craft Book - TWO GIVEAWAYS!!! [NOW CLOSED]

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Lately, I'm a little enamored with Margaret Peot's Stencil Craft: Techniques for Fashion, Art and Home, perfect for summer arting. The book helped with things I've always wondered how to do (i.e two color stencil portraits), as well as introducing cool new techniques - stenciling with foil, using Derwent Inktense blocks, working with discharge paste, etc.

Really, there's a little bit of everything - practical application projects as well as lots of new techniques and materials.

For an easy project with the kids, I decided to try "nature stencils" using a plant mister and thinned watercolor paint (Peot recommended thinned acrylic paint, but we didn't have any). I'll post on this tomorrow.

We can't wait to try more of Peot's projects. In the meantime, Peot has offered to giveaway one Stencil Craft book to a No Monsters reader (US addresses only). To enter, just comment on this post. Please include your email address in the body of the message (so I can find you). This giveaway will close in two weeks (at 8:00 pm on August 3rd).

In addition to the book giveaway, there's also a Rafflecopter giveaway for:

STENCIL CRAFT TOTE STENCILING KIT

The winner of the rafflecopter giveaway will receive:

17" x 15" canvas tote hand printed with a stencil interpretation Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring
A signed copy of STENCIL CRAFT: TECHNIQUES FOR FASHION, ART AND HOME
1 blank 12" x 12" canvas tote
1 10" x 14" piece of stencil Mylar
1 sponge
2 stencil brushes
1 craft knife set
2 Metallic Lumiere Acrylic Paints, Indigo and Metallic Copper.

To enter the rafflecopter giveaway, click here.

HAPPY MONDAY EVERYONE!!


[THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED, A RANDOM WINNER HAS BEEN CONTACTED. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED!]


(Disclaimer - I received a free copy of this book in return for writing an honest review. The opinions expressed in this post are, obviously, entirely my own).

10 comments:

  1. looks fun! Mbooth underscore98 at yahoo dot com

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  2. WOW! this looks amazing! What fun and I think stencil crafts might be a great thing for me, the ultimate craft challenged person. I know my kiddo would adore, can't wait to see the projects you did with your kids :) juliasbookbag (at) gmail (dot) com

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  3. Ooh! I'm always looking for new craft ideas to teach my students. This looks like a fantastic book!

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  4. What a gorgeous book! mr.whitenose (at) mindspring (dot) com

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  5. Looks like a great book!
    kdavis1@centurytel.net

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  6. I love all the ideas and techniques in this book! I'm glad you found a project to do with the kids too.

    Thanks for being a part of the tour!

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  7. This book looks like it could inspire some great projects.
    rsgrandinetti (at) yahoo(DOT)com

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  8. Thank you do much for this opportunity. As an artist I'm always looking for new inspiration :)

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  9. Sounds like an awesome book to have fun with! Angeleyes@aol.com

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