| Originally Posted by Claire |
You can stencil with spray paint for some things but if you want to stencil something like a fan you want to use a little stencil brush and acrylic paint. You can get it anywhere. A stencil brush is short and stubby and you dab a little paint on it then wipe off most of it on a paper towel. So you end up with a very dry brush. Just hold the stencil really still and brush from the outside edge of the stencil into the center. It ends up leaving a shadowed look and is very pretty and looks hand painted. Practice on some paper first.