Tutorials

Guide to Basic Stencil Cut

So, for the first tutorial I thought it would be best to put up a basic stencil cutting tutorial for those still unsure about the basic process. Keep in mind that this is by no means the only way for you to do this, just the most efficient way I have found so far. 1. […]

How to Make Stencils in Photoshop

This is a way for making stencils that i use fairly frequently and it works very well for 2 or 3 layer stencils depending on if you want the background to be one of the layers or if you want to cut and spray another. This way of making the image doesn’t work on all […]

How to Make a Sketchbook

This tutorial was written years ago for the original incarnation of stencilrevolution (before it was hacked and then hacked and then forgotten about until now!) I find this is more convenient for small books, which are hard to find, and when you do find them (moleskine) are devilishly expensive, especially when I dont plan on […]

How to Make Moss Graffiti – The Step by Step “Grow” Guide

Before getting into our guide on making moss graffiti, let’s talk about the impact of paint in the graffiti world. Obviously paint is not the most environmentally friendly medium for artistic expression. A significant number of these products contain substances that may be harmful to the environment such as lead, cadmium, formaldehyde, CFCs in paint […]

How to Make Relief Prints

Poster Child’s Guide to relief printing! A relief print is made by creating a low relief on a flat surface, then coating that surface with ink and pressing paper (or some other medium) to the inked surface to create a reverse image of the relief carving. There are many different ways to do this, but […]

How to Make Big Folding Stencils

Original tutorial posted by “PXL8” Every once in a while, we all consider making something big. however, unlike smaller stencils, these are hard to conceal and carry, posing many risks and problems. so here I’m proposing a method that’s worked for me in the past, mostly developed out of common sense. this works better for […]

How to Make Wheat Pasting Containers

Classic repost from “Poster Child” Although I’ve largely given up wheatpasting my posters in favor of less illegal and less marking means of getting up, I started postering with wheatpaste, and had to pick a method of transporting it around. I looked online to see what other people were doing, and I wasn’t fully satisfied […]

Adobe Illustrator 101: Tutorial

Classic repost of Adobe Illustrator Tutorial by “House” Adobe Illustrator 101. (Using Adobe Illustrator CS) Ok this is a tut for illustrator, but there are a few differences between illustrator and photoshop you should know. Illustrator is for line work and shapes, not photorealism. Illustrator uses fills and strokes, this is a bit different than […]

How to Recycle Your Old Drawings into Fresh Paper

Original post by Internal Error Ok so lately I have been chucking out a bunch of drawings that I didn’t like or need and thought it would be fun to put into practice something I learnt at college. Now the basic setup for making paper is this: A sieve, a liquidiser, scrap paper and a […]