How To Stencil

How to Stencil using Multiple Paint Colors


How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Stenciling is so popular because it is an easy way to add a wallpaper-like pattern to your walls with the custom color scheme that you love. It’s easy to work multiple paint colors into a stencil design when using stencil brushes. The amount of control that stencil brushes provide means that you can isolate different colors in different design elements by limiting the brush application to just certain elements at one time. Watch this Stencil Basics video and learn how to use multiple paint colors with one stencil design. View full article →

How to Stencil a Drop Shadow Effect


How To Stencil Video - Taking your stenciling to the next level actually quite easy! You can give visual dimension and depth to your wall stencil designs by painting a drop shadow effect. This easy technique (that only LOOKS complicated!) creates a dramatic dimensional effect that makes the stencil pattern appear to “POP” off the wall! Watch the Stencil Basics video below to learn how to paint a drop shadow effect with stencil designs. View full article →

How to Stencil with Shading & Highlighting


How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Want to add more more dimension to your stencil designs? You can do that with some simple shading. You can use this technique to create a more dimensional effect, or simply to add some more interest to your pattern. All it takes is a little patience, along with brush and pressure control. This painting technique makes your stenciling stand out, appear 3-dimensional, and gives it more of a handpainted feel. Watch this Stencil Basics video and learn how to stencil with shading and highlighting! View full article →

How to Stencil into Corners, Ceiling Line, and Floor Line


How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Stenciling into corners can seem a bit tricky, but once you know how to do it, it’s actually pretty easy! It signifies the end of a stenciled wall, and that your beautiful project is almost done – YAY! All Royal Design Studio stencils are made with durable, yet bendable 10mil Mylar®, making it the perfect material not just for flatter surfaces like walls, but also those crazy corners. Watch this Stencil Basics video below and learn how to stencil into corners, ceiling line, and floor line. Crisp stenciled edges are right around the corner! View full article →

How to Use Registration Marks to Repeat Stencil Designs


How to Stencil Video Tutorial - So you’re looking to create a gorgeous wallpaper look using wall stencils, aren’t you? But how do you continue an allover design with a single stencil sheet? We’ve got the answer for you… and the secret is right on your stencil! All Royal Design Studio stencils are repeatable patterns that include built-in registration marks to help you line up and repeat your design perfectly. Watch this Stencil Basics video below and learn how to use 3 different registration marks. These simple instructions help you create perfect patterns every time! 
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How to Clean Paint Off of Your Stencils & Brushes


How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Our Royal Design Studio stencils and stencil brushes are designed for a lifetime of use… IF they are taken care of! The dirty little secret is that no one particularly enjoys cleaning their stencil and stencil brush, BUT it is necessary if you want to take care of these valuable design tools. You’ll want keep your stencils and stencil brushes in tip-top shape to reuse them for your future DIY projects. View full article →