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How to use gel medium on a stencil


Do you know How to use gel medium on a stencil? Check out this brilliant tutorial by May Flaum – she shows how to use my Crafty Chica Sugar Skull stencil with gel medium and assorted ink sprays! It came out thick, dimensional, shiny and colorful!

sugar-skull-gel-mediumThis is nice technique to try if you are a newbie at mixed media art or just want to add dimension to your artwork. May makes it look so easy, I love how she walks us through the process. You’ll need gel medium, which comes in a variety of textures, colors and finishes.

For starters you can try basic matte, and then add color with paint and/or inks.

Here is the link to the video of How to use gel medium on a stencil if you can’t see it below!

YouTube video

May is crazy talented. She designs for a lot of different companies and always hits it out of the park. Check out her website and her YouTube channel to see even more mixed media and paper arts techniques.

Here are links to the supplies!

Tim Holtz® Distress Spray Stains 1oz. – Winter 2016 Release (12 Colors)


‘Calm Thyself’ Tea Bag Mugs

Twirling Paper Skull Ornament


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