Sunday, December 8, 2013

playing with Jill K Berry's new "TEXTures2" stencils


My artist friend, Jill K. Berry sent me some of her new  TEXTures 2 stencils to play with and I've been having a lot of fun with them. There are (4) different 6x6 stencils in the pack designed by Jill in a collaboration with Artistcellar

Their official name (should you decide to look for them) is "Artistcellar Signature Series Stencils by Jill K Berry and each stencil has its own name which I thought was cool. They are: Picasso, Bird, Gera and Miro. 



















I was playing with the stencils in my painting and then in some of my clay sculptures (after the clay had dried and I began painting). The name TEXTures are perfect for them, because I wanted to add texture and dimension into my art and they were perfect for just that! You can do so  much with stencils and if it was warm enough, I'd be outside with them using them with my spray paints.  I also decided to use little sections of one of the stencils to create eyes for my characters which gave them so much more persoality and I'm so happy I decided to do that! I also plan on using some wood icing along with the stencils (just as soon as my order arrives!)



This is one of my clay sculptures that I used one of the stencils on. The size, 6x6 was perfect for this since my sculpture isn't big, so it was easy to put the stencil on and create more texture into my work. 





Jill is generously giving away a set of her new stencils to one of my readers. So just leave a comment on this post and then I will pick a winner after the blog hop is over.

92 comments:

  1. Luscious work with beautiful stencils :)

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  2. Love your creative use of these stencils. Please count me in!

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  3. Man, Kecia, you are always doing something so cool! Thanks for sharing your good fortune and bright light with us. I count myself so fortunate to have connected with you at Art Is You, even if you stole my sandwich.

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  4. Gosh I love the way you used these stencils. I've just started working with stencils and wow... now I have many more ideas. Thanks!

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  5. These stencils are all so cool - but I LOVE the letters!
    I think these blog-hops are awesome, cuz I always find new artists to inspire me.
    I enjoyed poking around your blog :)

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  6. love those stencils .. I have the cathedral ones and would love to add this to my collection.
    Sandy

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  8. ohhhh stencils to gelliplate print on fabric - those are great.
    xx

    enchy

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  9. I just love working with stencils.....a person can't have enough of them :-) I love your sculpture Kecia. the tilt of her head and everything else!

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  10. Great stencils and love how you used them on your pieces. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  11. The stencils look like so much fun! Thanks for sharing Kecia!

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  12. I love your sculptures! I would never have thought to use a stencil on a sculpture to give it more texture, certainly food for thought. I would so love to win these stencils! Thanks for sharing!

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  13. Your clay sculpture is amazing and the stencils certainly add texture. Great idea using that part of the stencil for the eyes!

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  14. You make me want to get out my stencils and play! Thanks for the chance!

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  15. I own the cathedral stencils and would love another set of them. I am a stencil hoarder! Beautiful work!

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  16. Pretty cool stencils! Inspired with the way you use them!

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  17. SO cool the way you used them!!!!!

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  18. Kecia, you rocked these stencils! Loved the way you used them to create texture in the eyes. Don't think I would have ever come up with that on my lonesome.

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  19. I love these stencils and the way you used them! I love your blog too!

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  20. Those sure look like alot of fun! Love how you used them for the eyes.

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  21. I am finding that one thing I really enjoy about these blog hops is finding new artists to follow! Thank you for sharing your pieces using the new stencils, they are gorgeous. =)

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  22. Wow! Kecia-what a cool way to use Jilll's stencils! Thanks for sharing!

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  23. Oh wow these are wonderful and I love what you have done with them

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  24. Debstxmusic@yahoo.com, Or Debbie Schindler Sager cannot post due to technical difficulties, so I am posting for her!

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  25. Great stencils and love the names of them too! Inspired!

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  26. Great inspiration using stencils!

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  27. Thanks for the opportunity to win some great stencils. I'm new to art journaling and would love to use Jill's stencils in my journal pages! Love how you used the stencils to create the eyes for your Misfits! TFS!

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  28. So many inspiring uses for those super cool stencils - thanks for showing how you used them - very inspiring - can't wait to get some for myself.

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  29. Great stencils and how interesting to use them on one of your clay works. gjeneve@gmail.com

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  30. I agree with all of the points keep up the good work about sellected cloths.Thanks for sharing this...

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  31. Your work with the stencils is so inspiring! Thank you for sharing!

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  32. I love what you did with the stencils - especially making them the eyes of the painted characters. So effective! Looks like you really had fun with them.

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  33. I love the painting! The eyes are very cool!! I love these blog hops because I get to discover new artists. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

    Jenn
    theprettypouter@yahoo.com

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  34. These are such cool stencils!! So fun to see what all of you will do with them!!

    Thanks for the chance to win a set. You did not try to coerce us into following in order to be eligible (which I VERY much appreciate), but I am a brand-new follower by Google Friend, nonetheless. Yippee!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

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  35. I love how you used these stencils!

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  36. Love what you've done with the stencils. I'd like a chance to try them myself.

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  37. I just love these blog hops. I discover cool new artists. There's nothing like adding them to my facebook feed too. I love daily art inspiration. Nice to "meet" you!

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  38. I love these blog hop you always find new artist you not met before I just love you work and look forward to explore your blog thank you for give away

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  39. Great use of stencils on the art clay dolls. I enjoyed visiting your blog. Will come back again to see what else you have shared! ~Hobby

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  40. You go girl! Love the textured eyeballs! (see you in Oct! loey)

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  41. Beautiful work and beautiful blog too.....thanks for a chance to win =)

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  42. I love your work! So amazing. The colors you use are so dreamy. Thanks for demoing this stencil series. I would love to own these. There are so many possibilities on ways to use these. Want to get my hands on them and play right now! Thanks!

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  43. So nice to find your blog through this blog hop. I love the unusual way you use these. Please enter me - I'd love to win. I'm cooper(at)swva(dot)net

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  44. Hey, wow, loved that you used them to add texture to your sculpture, too. Would love to win a set. hgoldsmith@gmail.com. Thanks.

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  45. What great art you created with these stencils!!

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  46. nice use of these stencils!!!
    Smiles, Ruth
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  47. i just love these stencils and for sure have to have them, hoping to win them. thanks for the chance. xoxo
    lurabrown@gmail.com

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  48. Super cool!
    I am just exploring 2D media, the thought of going 3D boggles the mind!

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  49. Love your work and these stencils are great!

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  50. Love your style and what you did with these stencils! Thank you so much for the opportunity to win a set!

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  51. would LOVE*LOVE to win these VERY special signature stencils... to use in my artzy journaling...GRATITUDE for the chance ! from plumz soapz [on fb ]

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  52. Wow, great work! Thanks for a chance to win a set of Jill's stencils!

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  53. Fantastic stencils. Love how you used them.
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  54. I like the way you used small portions of the stencil and in so many applications! Love your work! textilerecycler@yahoo.com

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  55. Fantastic ideas for using the stencils! Thanks for your creative inspiration and the chance to win some stencils. Love your work!!!

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  56. AWESOME! Love how you use stencils! Beautiful images you created... love the use of stencils on clay!

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  57. I would love to create and play with these lovely stencils. - Heidi

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  58. these are so awesome! :)

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  59. Can never have enough stencils!! Love your creative ideas in using them.

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  60. I love your idea of using only part of the stencils to set off certain elements. Very creative.

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  62. LOVE LOVE LOVE these stencils! And love your use of them!So creative! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  63. Luv Luv stencils, luv your inspiration !!
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  64. I love how you used the stencil on your sculpture! Very, very cool! I've never ventured into 3D art before, so thanks for the inspiration :)

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  65. love how these stencils create texture...love the inspiration!

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  66. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your take on using the stencils. Thanks for the chance to win.
    debi

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  67. What a unique use of the stencils. So refreshing to see!
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    thanks
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  68. What an amazing use for these stencils, love what you've done! webnana (at) gmail (dot) com Thank you for the chance!

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  69. Love how you used the stencils in your work. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  70. Love the clay art doll and how you used the stencils!

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  71. A very different way of using the stencils! I love what you did.

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  72. Wow!...that's a gorgeous little figure....beautifully enhanced with Jill's stencils.

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  73. My first time stopping by. Wow these stencils are great for many applications and you showed me one I hadn't thought of. Thank you for sharing.

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  74. Love the idea of using the stencil for the eyes! What interesting designs in these stencils.
    SusieW

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  75. Love how you've used the stencils here.

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  76. Ooh - would love to win a set of these fab stencils. Anettehusum(at)gmail(dot)com

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  77. I love the create way you used the stencils in your clay dolls...very cool! Gorgeous stencils too!

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  78. happy - Stencil power to the 3D. nice

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  79. Absolutely beautiful! I really love how you used the stencils on your lovely and magical sculptures! Truly lovely!

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  80. SO wonderful both your art and the stencils. Please enter me to win galesart(at)mindspring(dot)com

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  81. Such beautiful creations. I love the freedom that stencils give to help in the creating process. Thank you for sharing.

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