I had a fun evening helping Mona Caron cut out the stencil she designed for this mural. We had tried before. A while back, I was going to cut/paint another stencil for another public art project of hers, but the muraled utility box was taken off the streets before the stencil could get painted. In the best way, these utilitarian stencils allow the viewer of the mural to see it at its best angle. Mona painted this ribwort plaintain weed in a way that makes it look flat on an unflat surface. Watch the video, and the stencil marks the spot to stand and see the magic!
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The Stencil Archive wouldn't be what it is without all the help and submissions from folks like Paul. Want to submit photos of your own stencils, or those you have discovered? Check out our FAQ, which has an email in there for you to use. You can always conact us too for more information. I appreciate it!
<<< Trump Dog Toilet, photo by Josiah :::
Thanks for submissions: Josiah, Esmeralda :: Vinyl tracking by OM
Happy Birthday (Late), CAMP!
Bernal Heights (just one)
The Castro (just one)
++Bonus Round with Brooklyn Street Art’s Jaime Rojo
NJ (just one)
<< Know this artist? Please let us know their name.
>NEW< E! (Berlin)
>NEW< Evol (Tiny Cities)
>NEW< KUSEK (Berlin)
>NEW< Lembo (Berlin)
>NEW< Long Legs (Berlin)… Anyone know this artist’s name? Long Legs is temporary until someone figures this out! - R
Robi the Dog (just one)
ROLF (just one)
XOOOOX (just one)
Meanwhile, in North America...
Shepard Fairey (just one, with a cut out)
Oakland, CA (just one)
Mexico (DF; just one; gracias, Chris)
Ohio (just one, for the Donald)
And one for Hillary In Media
Photo submission thanks to: Larry Jones
Tunes: Vinyl on Danny G.’s turntable, spinning Zappa, Bowie, and XTC
Protest (just one)
Sunset District (just one)
The Castro (just one)
Western Addition (just one)
This video from 2011 was fun to watch again. Animated cut-out street art in Turkey!
A few weeks ago, Stencil Archive got secure via Let's Encrypt! and the mad minds at Mission Web Works. This means that the site is now https, with a padlock beside the website name in your browser. Going secure, we had to begin to update all our links, which don't like embedded files from non-secure http sites.
We focused on videos the past few days and they're all updated and ready for some deep watching. Our video links go all the way back to 2007, when Flash ruled and resolution was a bit lower. And there wasn't much content protected by https.
We've gone all the way back to the first video post and attempted to fix all the links. Where video links were broken, replacement videos were posted, other sources of the video were found, or the whole post was deleted. So poke around and you may find some new stencil goodness.