Educational Resources

Table of Contents

  • Project Ideas

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  • How To Guides

    Articles and tips about the Art of Stenciling.

  • Videos

     A collection of YouTube videos on the Art of Stenciling and various projects.


How To Guides

Custom Artwork Information

We are happy to manufacture stencils using your custom artwork. Custom stencils, and iron on Fabrics
are used for everything from interior decorating projects to company logos for shipping and product
identification.

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Faded Fresco Technique

This technique imitates the old lime walls that are found in many towns throughout Italy. The finish is smooth to the touch. The coloration is uneven & simulates weather and sun fading. This finish is great for walls that aren't perfectly prepared.

Download Document: Faded Fresco Technique

Rag Rolling

Original presented December17, 2000 - Home Depot Nanaimo.
Ragging, Brought to you by CIL Paint

With Leslie Bird, David Haynes, and Steve Reddick.

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Water Faded Fresco Technique

Orignally presented at SALI CONVENTION 2001 San Diego, California
by Leslie Bird of CIL, Glidden, and Ralph Lauren

This technique imitates the old lime walls that are found in many towns throughout Italy. The finish is smooth to the touch. The coloration is uneven & simulates weather and sun fading. This finish is great for walls that aren't perfectly prepared.

Download Document: Water Faded Fresco Technique