Dear Chicago House,
I am a little behind at sharing a new piece of art that is gracing your office walls, but better late than never.
A few weeks ago I won a shopping spree at Cutting Edge Stencils and this is what I got.
I know the trend is to stencil an entire wall but I thought I’d try something a little different and make a simple piece of wall art. I started by having a a bit of a play around as I decided I wanted a multi colored effect but didn’t quite know what direction I wanted to take.
I selected four craft acrylic paints and got to work.
It took me a while to establish the type of design and to optimize the load of paint on my stencil brush so I did not get an edge bleed.
But I got there in the end and went for a color gradient effect going from turquoise blue to a grass green.
And here it is on the wall …impossible to photograph without a reflection on the glass but that’s what you get if your office has a load of windows. I am not complaining! I really like the way it compliments the other art I have on the wall. This office really has come a long way from it’s brown days,
I’d like to try creating a fabric with the stencil yet, what do you think?
Creative in Chicago