Concrete paint stencils are used to give concrete surfaces a decorative pattern via paint, hardening powders or even embossing wet concrete. Stencils used for painting purposes are usually made of paper and feature a sel... More » Art & Literature Fine Art Painting

To use a stencil on kitchen tile, clean the tile thoroughly with soapy water, rinse the tile, and allow it to dry before cleaning the tile with a cotton ball dipped in rubbing alcohol. After 48 hours, tape the stencil to... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

Use printable art stencils by printing out the stencil on a standard piece of paper, then affixing it to a sturdier paper and cutting out the black areas. After removing all the black areas, remove the original printed s... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

To paint in a plaid pattern, keep in mind that this typically includes a horizontal and vertical layer of similar colors in a wide-stripe pattern. Layered on top of that is a different pattern of contrasting colors in na... More »

Good ideas for paint designs for walls include a painted stripe pattern, a painted ombre effect and a painted faux wallpaper effect, using stencils. Another good idea is to paint pictures directly onto the wall, making t... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Sponge painting a concrete floor involves several steps, including rolling the background color, applying the pattern with sponges and topping off the pattern with a sealant. The resulting effect has the potential to loo... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Speed painting is a technique used by artists to create a complete work in a limited amount of time. The amount of time allowed to complete a speed painting may vary from a few minutes to several hours. More » Art & Literature Fine Art Painting