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C215 Reminds Us to Fall in Love With Stencils All Over Again

Submitted by russell on Thu, 12/01/2022 - 16:24

Keeping up with street art and stencil books gets a bit overwhelming, especially when a search on Amazon for "stencil graffiti books" gets a few direct hits, along with books about tattoos, comic art, and yet another book trying to make money off of Banksy.

Today, an upcoming book by C215 (here is his Stencil Archive) caught our eye on social media, mostly because it is a how-to book that appears to be made with love and full of tips, encouragement, artist stories, and all that other funs stuff Stencil Archive loves to share and spread around.

We did it with our own book "Stencil Nation", and we have had a "Make Stencils" category on this site since 2004. Searching around the web today, we saw that Tristan Manco (who…

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Stencil Project Paris 2004 - Parts 1 and 2 (Video)

Submitted by russell on Sun, 02/20/2022 - 08:38

Wheatpaste Recipes from 1880s and 2004

Submitted by russell on Sat, 02/19/2022 - 12:17

1880s wheatpaste recipe

Undenk has a great post with two classic wheatpaste recipes. At least we think there are two, b/c the one from 1880s (photo reposted) is difficult to read.

From Undenk:

Here’s our tried and tested wheatpaste recipe:

Makes two litres of Wheatpaste

8 cups of water, or around 2 litres

1.3 cups of Flour

90 grams of Sugar

Firstly, dump your flour in a bowl, and slowly pour in cold water whilst mixing. The aim is for a cold slurry that is easy to pour.

Boil the 8 cups in a big old saucepan and then slowly pour in the slurry.

Allow to cool.

Decant into Bike drink bottles or similar to squirt onto your poster / brush and prevent spillage.

Tip it out after a week.…

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Traditional Endo Komon in Fashion in Japan (Video)

Submitted by russell on Fri, 02/11/2022 - 16:03

CUT&SPRAY Masked 4-Layer Time Lapse (Video)

Submitted by russell on Thu, 05/27/2021 - 08:28

Wicked Paint Makes a Multi-Layer Stencil (Video)

Submitted by russell on Wed, 04/28/2021 - 08:01

Banksy, Bob Ross, and Oscar Wilde Walk into a Prison (Video)

Submitted by russell on Tue, 03/09/2021 - 14:07

Banksy Hits COVID-19 with a Pun (Video)

Submitted by russell on Tue, 07/14/2020 - 16:41

RNST Gets Up in Dijon (Video)

Submitted by russell on Tue, 06/30/2020 - 07:26

RNST @ Dijon from Bretzel Film on Vimeo.

SF Viral Video About Black Lives Matter Stencil Unpacked

Submitted by russell on Tue, 06/16/2020 - 11:42

She 'Rode That Bias Off a Cliff': Man Who Filmed SF Viral Video on Handling 'Karens'
Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez for KQED (Link to article)

Jaime Juanillo was not looking to 'out' a white woman for making racist remarks last Thursday. In other words, he wasn’t looking to catch a 'Karen.'

(That’s a term often used to describe white women, specifically, who call police to punish Black people and people of color generally while they're enjoying everyday activities — like barbecuing, running a lemonade stand or bird-watching.)

But when a woman named Lisa Alexander and her…

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