Introduction: T- Shirt Stenciling

materials

Step 1: Pick an Image

self explanatory
http://stencilpunks.mattrunningnaked.com/
check this site out

Step 2: Trace It

place and tape a sheet of waxed paper over your image and trace your image onto in.

Step 3: Cut It Out

self explanatory

Step 4: Tape It to the T

tape over any rips in your stencil

Step 5: Paint It

read the instructions on the can if you don't know how to use spray paint

Step 6: Your Done

note: I do not know if spray paint stays in in the wash
that will be posted
paint any extra details on if you want, i did the grenades pin

Comments

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horrorguru (author)2010-07-25

handwash the tshirt and the color will stay in longer use fabric paint and the stencil desidn will last longer on the tshirt

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turner22 (author)2008-10-16

wat's yer favorite stencil website? i mostly do my own pieces but i use kittybuttons alot.

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kadeishasims (author)turner222010-06-05

thanks for introducing me kittybuttons.im in love

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firemanfu (author)2009-12-05

thanks

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NuGFX (author)2009-06-25

ur weird but bold admirable kinda disgusting JELLYROLLS

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moomooman (author)2009-06-18

if you want your shirt to look even better use spray on adhesive

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Long John (author)2009-04-23

Why do you use spray paint and not fabric paint?

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firemanfu (author)Long John2009-04-23

i didn't have any fabric paint, but the spray paint has held up great over at least twenty washings

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reckz1 (author)2008-07-01

JELLY ROLLS

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firemanfu (author)reckz12008-07-22

of muscle

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reckz1 (author)firemanfu2008-07-22

You got that right

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mthiels (author)reckz12009-04-10

hahaha

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macdadyabc (author)2007-08-29

alright, A, thats not your stencil http://stencil.redapollo.org/displayimage.php?album=search&cat=0&pos=0 , and B, you did a horrible job with the detail. my shirts are way better.

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mg0930mg (author)macdadyabc2009-03-18

let's see your 'way better' work...

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firemanfu (author)macdadyabc2008-03-17

A i refer back to stencil punks were i found the image B. i think it looks just fine i'd prefer if you kept your opinions to yourself it works just fine for me.

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TK409 (author)2008-07-21

Doing an instructable in your underpants? That's gutsy. Well done!

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firemanfu (author)TK4092008-07-22

thanks

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slimguy379 (author)2008-05-02

this idea (specifically this design) would look killer on a pair of jeans on the pocket.... but maybe a different color!?! I say THIS ideas is good because I did a stormtrooper w/ cross bones on jeans w/ black shirt iron ons and after a few washes they looked like crap!

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firemanfu (author)slimguy3792008-05-02

mine have been washed probably 8 times now and the acrylic faded but not the spray paint

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NeonLime (author)firemanfu2008-06-11

I Have A Pair Of Jeans That Are Purposely Faded And The Bottoms Are Purposely Bleached, So This Idea Would Be A Great Idea To Add Onto The "Trashed" Or "Old" Look.

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firemanfu (author)NeonLime2008-06-12

i hate things that are artificially distressed, other than that, good idea

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xtacticalmonkeyx (author)2008-01-24

were do u find the grenade stencil on stencil punk

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=SMART= (author)firemanfu2008-04-24

cool site

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thatjawn (author)2007-08-28

I recommend you put a shirt on. Also, how did you go about the ring in the middle?

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firemanfu (author)thatjawn2007-08-29

I painted the ring on with green acrylic paint I was chilling after school I don't like shirts

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summit (author)firemanfu2008-03-12

Or pants for that matter...I noticed the Old Navy boxers...

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firemanfu (author)summit2008-03-13

ay they get in the way (evil laugh)

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summit (author)firemanfu2008-03-13

Arrg are we now pirates matey?

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He's too manly for shirts.

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Bright Shadow (author)2007-11-26

INTERESTING FACT: IT'S HARD TO TELL WHERE THE SPRAY SIDE IS ON SOME SPRAY PAINTS (I shot myself in the face w/ spraypaint before)

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TangMu (author)2007-08-28

I reccomend getting your image laminated and then cutting that out. Its really strong and you can use repositionable spray adhesive on the underside so it all touches the t shirt.

I dont like using my spraypaint for this, sometimes i find it washes out too quickly. You can get the same effect by mixing 1:1 acrylic paint and textile medium and rollering it over the stencil with a hand roller. When it dries you can wash it and it doesnt run The only downside to this is bright colours on dark dont really stand out... thats where bleach comes in :p

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firemanfu (author)TangMu2007-10-06

its been washed 4 times now and hasent faded at all

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connorcancount! (author)2007-09-07

nice image! is it from stencil punks?

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oh never mind just read the next step.

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burnoutxd (author)2007-08-31

umm.. this could use some work on the details (over spray, defintion) but youre on the right track

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404?

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jammis (author)2007-08-29

Hey thanks for the link to the stencil site. I grabed some freezer paper last night cut out my companies name and ironed it to a new shirt. Sprayed it white a few times and now i have a kick butt ne shirt.

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