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Surrounded by Signs: Pay Attention to Your Environment for Creative Possibilities

This summer, when you’re out at festivals, street fairs, Farmer’s Markets, and even walking down the sidewalk, take a second to notice what’s all around us, as common as air. It’s a wild kingdom of ideas come to life.

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Shirts…shirtssss

Socks…

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Forget Oramask 813. Use Human Stencils. Or Dirt. To Make Great Art!

People make great stencils for interpretive wall art.

Dirt works for other statements besides “Wash Me”!

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People make great stencils for interpretive wall art.

This enterprising woman teaches her students how to use Oramask 813 paint mask stencil to make custom pieces of art using stencils (you can custom cut with a vinyl cutter), paint, and wood!

Here’s a blog post from her site, where she explains art applications that think outside the mask: using dirt, and even people, to make interesting and fun interactive art exhibits!

NEW VIDEO! Make Vinyl Silhouettes and “Ink Style Drawings” with MS PowerPoint and VinylMaster Cut

We’ve done a series of posts (1, 2) now on the contour cropping possibilities available through MS PowerPoint and your vinyl cutting software.

Now see for yourself in this video run-through of the process.

Grab figures out of photos and make vinyl silhouettes or “ink style drawings”.

Put the power of vectors to your advantage with artistic photo renderings!

Put the power of vectors to your advantage with artistic photo renderings with low-cost materials!

It’s easy, cheap to do, looks great, and your customers or family members will love it!