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Friday, April 18, 2014

Blog Hop - Quasicrystals Stencils by Artistcellar



Lisa and Michael are releasing more wonderful designs this month named Quasicrystals in a set of four individual stencils: Penrose, Fibo,Infra, & Quasi. Naturally you can purchase them separately.  Click here  for details and images.  Stencils add so much dimension and texture to any art!!!

Quasicrystals Series. Based upon quasicrystal structures, for the discovery of which Daniel Shechtman was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2011, qualsicrystals are unique in that they repeat seemingly at random in two or three dimensions, producing patterns are unique as your artwork.
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    Penrose
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    Fibo
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    Infra
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    QuasiAC089 - 6 x 6
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My above art was designed with Infra and Penrose!  While stencils stand alone all by themselves, I like to use parts of the stencil, maybe running it off the page or overlapping a previous stenciled item.  Unique patterns to create my expression of color, texture, and contrast.


Blends of color used with the stencils add the texture and dimension.  I love these stencils - all of Artistcellar's line of stencils!

BLOG HOP GOODIES!!!!  Comment on this post until April 21st, for a chance to win ALL 4 STENCILS!!!Tell me how you would use these and other Artistcellar Stencils in your art!  Be sure to have an email or other way so I can get a hold of you!  GOOD LUCK!

As mentioned on my other post, if you have been following the other links, you have had extra chances to win these fabulous stencils.

April 11th was Newsletter and Release!

April 12 – Lisa Cousineau http://www.artistcellar.com/wp
April 14 – Lynn Krawczyk  http://smudgedtextilesstudio.com/blog/
April 15 – Effy Wild www.effywild.com
April 16 – Jill K Berry http://jillberrydesign.com/blog
April 17 – Carmen Whitehead  www.serendipitystudiobycw.blogspot.com
April 18 - Lea Cioci www.leacioci.blogspot.com
April 19 – Guadalupe Brizuela Cabal http://guadasartplace.blogspot.com.ar

Be watching Frog Dog Studio Blog!  I will have an Egyptian art piece and I used the Penrose stencil!!!  
Cre8tivelea Yours - Lea

72 comments:

  1. I would totally try these out with molding paste or some gesso to play with texture in my art journal with these stencils. Very cool. ;-) hgoldsmith@gmail.com

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    1. Modeling paste works great with these stencils! If you do it, please post or let me see, I'd love it!

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  2. I just love the colors you chose for your background! I would love to have these stencils for use in my art journal.

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    1. oooo art journals and color, perfect!!!

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  3. These look like great stencils to use in so many ways; I loved that you used the gelli plate. That is so much fun to see what comes off the plate with each successive layer.

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    1. Actually, I didn't use the GeliPlate, but I see the effect it would have because I have done stencil prints from the Geli! It would be faster and easier :-)

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  4. My studio is being remodeled and a new chapter in surface design is opening in this season. These stencils would be a great addition to a new adventure.

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    1. oooo surface design and a new studio!!! Have fun when it is finished!

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  5. I would love to have these stencils. Stencils are a great background to begin art journaling. Adding different colors to build on. The quasi is my favorite.

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    1. I love adding and adding color. The Quasi's are a brilliant set. Good luck!

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  6. I would love to use these stencils to create a background for a textile art piece. Love your piece.

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  7. This is amazing! Love the colors and the contrast with the black and white image.
    I would love to use this stencil set to create a cover for my art journal.
    Hugs,
    Julia

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    1. Julia, wish I could see all these journals! I love sharing with other artists!

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  8. I would use them with my new gelli plate and have fun making backgrounds and pieces to use in collage!

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  9. Beautiful! I love the way you've framed the image using the stencils. lifeimitatesdoodles[at] gmail [dot] com

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    1. Thank you. The background leads her to her next destination.

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  10. My new Gelli Plate would be perfect for using these stencils to make collage papers. I love your luscious colours and layering.

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    1. Thank you Jo. The colors must make you as happy as me.

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  11. Love this piece - it looks like a Kaleidescope. I would use these stencils in my art journal, with my Amazing DIY no-gelatin printing plate, and create mixed-media canvas art. Stencils are so versatile and give you interesting depth and details. Thanks for the giveaway :)

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    1. I like depth and detail a lot, as well as color. Thanks for your nice comments. Good luck!!!

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  12. I'm doing some art quilts (just started) and I think these stencils would work great for painting on fabric. Love all the detail and colors in your pictured art work! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  13. If I were to win these stencils, I would use them to design journal covers to donate for auction at my favorite charity: Friendship Network for Children, which supports families with autistic children.

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    1. Good charity!! In St. Louis, we make journals for the woman's shter.

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  14. I would use these wonderful stencils for my fabric journals. They would add so much!

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    1. Loving everyone using the ste cils on fabric!!!! I can imagine the gorveous art.

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  15. I would use them my art/creative writing journal.

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    1. I would love to see everyone's journals. Awesome!!

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  16. I would use the stencils in my art journal and on canvas. I love them all. Thank you for the chance to win.

    Pam Weiler pambi7@yahoo.com

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    1. ooo love on canvas, unprimed so there is texture! Thank you for adding your email - good luck!

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  17. Love how you used the stencils! Such a fun hop!!! And getting introduced to so many terrific artists!

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    1. I want to see everyone's work - the artists who have commented. After the hop when I have time, I will be checking out the pages of those who have one.

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    1. Thank you! A lot like to use these on fabrics!

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  19. Fabulous stencils and a lovely piece. I would use the stencils with my gelli plate and also to create backgrounds and accents in my journal and on the cards I make. They would be so flexible.

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    1. You could print up a lot of cards with the Geli Plate and the stencils.

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  20. Winner will be announced on Monday! I will let Lisa know at Artistcellar and she will send out your goodies.

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  21. Wow! I love, love, love your color choices!

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  22. Wow indeed! This is a very powerful piece. Great layers and great focal point! Thank you for sharing this!

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  23. Beautiful art! Love the use of the stencils!

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  24. Love your work! I can imagine lots of ways to use these stencils in my journals as well as the sketchbook 2015 project that I just signed up for!

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  25. Love the bright colors you used for your background with the stencils and great page. Would be a great background for portrait canvas, journal page, layout, I can think of so many ways to use. Ive beeninto sketching lately and these would look fabulous behind an upcoming bloom girl canvas Im doing.

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    1. The first thing I did as a child was draw people. Then some nature. Wish I could see everyone's art.

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  26. I love the bold way you use color! These stencils look fabulous - thank you for the opportunity!

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    1. Thank you. Artistcellar is very generous!

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  27. Love the colors you used. AWeSOmE stencils.... I would use them in my collage art!!!

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    1. Thanks. Stencils have evolved to such a wonderful level.

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  28. I want to used these as part of backgrounds for my art journal. All the inspiration all of your have given me is getting me antsy to get back to work! psytoad at aol dot com

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    1. Thank you. My goal is to inspire and be inspired by others!! I find when I create in a group, the MUSe stayys for weeks.

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  29. Gorgeous colours. I love how you have built up the pattern. Beautiful. So filled with energy and vibrancy.

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    1. Thank you. You understand how I was building up the pattern, yet wanted to keep it random.

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  30. I love what you've done with these stencils - fabulous colours!

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    1. Thank you. Color and texure are my middle name.

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  31. Love your take with the stencils. The colors are great

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  32. OMG These are too cool Lea, So many possibilities.....background papers, journals and cards too!!
    Awesome work you've acheived using the stencils!!

    Shell in Alaska

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    1. Thanks Shell. I can see you doing wonderful things. Good Luck.

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  33. WOW, love the way you used the stencils in your art piece. Just beautiful. Hopefully I will get to play with these stamps as well. Thank You

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  34. Love all the different colors you used with this stencil... makes it looks like a bouquet of flowers..... you are so talented :)

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    1. Thank you so much! I love tge flower analogy.

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  35. I would use the stencils to make beautiful textured backgrounds for my art quilts.

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    1. I think fabrics are most popular with stencils.

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  36. I think these stencils work so well as backgrounds. I hope to get some spray inks soon, and if I win (or buy) this set of stencils, I would be experimenting with them to create backgrounds as beautifully colorful as yours.

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  37. Your piece is lovely. I think I would use fiber paste with these as a textured base for an acrylic painting. Thanks for a chance to win. darlenekcampbell@hotmail.com

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  38. i love these stencils! i hope to play with them soon... can't wait to try out some molding paste. lauraharmz at gmail dot com

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