Silhouette Stencils

Silhouette stencils

We are very pleased to introduce our new collection of portrait silhouette stencils! We suspect you will not find these stencils anywhere else. These beautiful framed cameo type portraits became especially popular from c 1750 - 1850. They were sometimes called shadow portraits.

Often cut freehand of black paper or traced on paper of the profile cast by candle or lamp light, these endearing images are simply wonderful stenciled as a set and framed in a small grouping. You only need to stencil the image in black paint to create an authentic effect. We expect that you will find many uses for these lovely stencils. Try stenciling on a sign for ladies or gents. Quite fun, we think.

Silhouette Family Stencils

Silhouette ManSilhouette WomanSilhouette BoySilhouette GirlSilhouette Baby
     
     

And More Fanciful and Fun Silhouette Stencils...

Fairy 1
Silhouette
Fairy 2
Silhouette
Ballerina
Silhouette
Little Ballerina
Silhouette
Boy With Bunny
Silhouette

Girl With Butterfly
Silhouette
Tea Cup
Silhouette
Tea Party
Silhouette
Dancer
Silhouette
Girl With Bird
Silhouette



Silhouette stencils

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have stencil brushes? We now carry a full line of Silver Stencil Brushes from size 0 to size 14 at very reasonable prices.
How do you stencil? We also offer a How To Stencil page that provides all of the basic information you will need to begin your project. A supply list and stencil techniques are covered in detail. Of course, for a video tutorial, please visit our demonstrations on YouTube at How to Stencil a Card and How to Use Shading in a Stencil.
Where do you use stencils? Looking at Tips and Ideas for stenciling projects can provide you with some great stencil project ideas from pillows to lampshades to floorcloths.
Do you have a newsletter? We send out a monthly newsletter to our customers with a complete and colorful project idea. This year we've made a Lace Heart Wall Pocket, a Rosebud Heart Keepsake, stenciled pillow covers with our Fruit Tile stencils, made a Scotty Tote Bag, and designed a Chili Pepper Kitchen Sign. As always, the featured stencils in the project are discounted heavily that month. Back issues of the newsletter will be archived on the website.
What are you stencils made of? The Artful Stencil only offers original designer stencils laser cut on the highest quality frosty Mylar material. The precision of laser cut stencils is unequaled in the industry for detail. The 10 mil Mylar that we use is superior to most materials being offered by our competitors. It is flexible, yet durable, and is very easy to wash and reuse. 7 mil and even 5 mil Mylar is commonly used by other companies, but provides you with a flimsy product that can be difficult to work with.
Can you change the size? Use the Contact Us form, or just call and let us know what you need. I'm happy to accommodate your needs. We also have a resident artist, Joni Prittie, that can make custom stencils from your artwork or fabric pattern. She has a lifetime of graphic arts experience and designed most of the stencils for The Artful Stencil store.
Are you on Facebook? Yes, The Artful Stencil is now on Facebook!


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