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How to Create Spanish Stenciled Artwork

Create a bit of Spanish flair by cutting a length of prepared artist's canvas and painting it with rich red color.

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create spanish stenciled artwork
  • Time

    Two Days

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty

    Easy to Moderate


Step 1: Measure, Cut and Paint

Measure a rectangle section above the fireplace.

Measure and cut the canvas.

Paint the canvas roughly with 2004-10 deep rose and let dry.

Step 2: Trowel on 3-D Stencil Medium

Lay out first set of stencils, trowel on 3-D stencil medium, and let dry.

Lay out second set of stencils and trowel on and let dry.

trowel on 3 D stencil medium

Step 3: Paint the Border

Add a rough free hand black border and glaze with brown or black paint.

Paint Color: 2133-10 Onyx and glaze (Benjamin Moore brand)

create spanish stenciled artwork

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