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  • Take the San Francisco tour! Now booking for a walk/bike ride to see the painted walls and sidewalks.
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  • Any donations from the USA that are over $40 USD will get you a copy of "Stencil Nation," mailed to you along with an original hand-made stencil. Any donations outside the USA that are over $50 USD will get you the same!

Thanks so much - Russell

Scott Williams Uploads Continue

Stencil Archive continues to upload our photos from Scott Williams' current "In Maybelle's Bedroom" show.

You can also view photos from his newest one-of-a-kind book project, "Collect Call From the Spirit World," a collaboration with Dana Smith.

For more views and information on Scott's one-of-a-kind books, Booklyn has set up a page.

Justseeds in Peril

Justseeds.org [strong supporter of the stencil arts] needs your help!

1. Last week the company that was filling Justseeds' online orders (including hosting the webstore, processing payments, and shipping products), unexpectedly went bankrupt, immediately shutting down Justseeds' online store. This was a complete shock to me, as the fulfillment company was going through a transition of ownership, but no one had mentioned the possibility of collapse or bankruptcy. On top of shutting down distribution, the fulfillment house owed Justseeds upwards of $10,000 (most of that money in turn was owed directly to artists and zinesters who sold items on the site).

Have a Pukin' Good Xmas

Here's wishing the Stencil Archive community a season of holiday beer, er, cheer. And scotch. And wine. And....

12/19/2006 Stencil Archive Uploads

This week's uploads, fresh off of my queue folder. Give the gift that gives and gives: stencil art.....

Scott Williams had a salon show over on 24th St. here in the Mission District. More photos of "In Maybelle's Bedroom" coming soon.

FKDL from Paris sent a batch for his own archive.

Still working on the New York City backlog postings. Dozens more to post still.

Caught a few Tiki Jay posters on my last trip to NYC.

Single and double submissions from Germbot (CA), BRYN K9, WRUN, the states of Virginia, and Vermont

Dassit for this week!

12/12/2006 Stencil Archive Uploads

Whoa. Too long to be away. Have many more to post and will get to them ASAP! To the submitters, thanks for your patience on this one-man Stencil blog.

S3R in Maryland, USA sent me a batch to post.

Alone/A1one in Iran sent a few more for his archive.

Costa Rica (CR) represents with the DSF Crew and a few true graff pieces from other folks in CR.

Got a new batch from Berlin, DE to drop in that archive.

INS in the new nation state of Montenegro dropped off a new one.

A few from Toronto, CA, as well as some singles from Florida and Australia.

Finally got all the Chicago, IL pics up, including the ones from my November visit.


obey party in the jungle stencil video

no way to make this more difficult.

i cant believe it came out at all.

Janet "Bikegirl" Attard In Post-Postcard 10 (SF, CA)

Post-Postcard 10 at the Lab, San Francisco
Thur.Nov 30-Sun.Dec 3 2006

I have for sale at the show, 13 hand stenciled, bicycle gift cards at $ 5.00 each

Kim to be in "Artifakt"

KiM once again goes up in the show, Artifakt.

PIXNIT Productions url Launched

PIXNIT Productions is an informative website about the artist Pixnit. Also, check out the PIXNIT Campaign where you can receive stickers and stencils for free. Participate by receiving your own hand cut stencil by PIXNIT, painting and recording your images to be included in the Flora Files along with hundreds of others in a massive public painting installation.

Video tutorial on making stencil art

Quick and dirty tutorial video showing how to make your own stencil art using creative commons licensed images, photoshop, a sharp knife, paper and spraypaint.

How To: Stencil Graffiti Art 101. Watch more top selected videos about: Paint, Cut


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