Stenciled City Skyline Canvas

Lesson #3006

Stencil an old city skyline on canvas as an art project.

Grade Level:

Create beautiful stencil art with any shape to support religious studies programs.

Create an inspirational art project using stencils and spray paint.

12532-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Candle - Large 18982-DC-Ellison SureCut Die - Border, Bethlehem Skyline - Double Cut 22580-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Birds & Bugs - Large 25305-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Palm Branch - Large

Supplies Used:  Canvas, Cardstock, Fabric Adhesive, Fabric Spray Paint, Tape

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Cut a 12" square of cardstock to use as the backing for the canvas.
  2. Cut a slightly larger square of canvas. Pull threads along all four edges to create a fringe (see Main Photo).
  3. Apply fabric adhesive to the cardstock and smooth the canvas on to the cardstock. Allow to dry.
  4. Die-cut LG Birds & Bugs, cutting two of the Birds from cardstock.
  5. Die-cut DC Border Bethlehem from cardstock.
  6. Die-cut two LG Candles from cardstock.
  7. Die-cut LG Palm Branch from cardstock.
  8. Arrange all the die-cut shapes on the canvas and lightly tape in place.
  9. Lightly spray the canvas and shapes using turquoise and purple fabric spray paint (see Main Photo).
  10. Allow to dry and remove the stenciled shapes to reveal the art project.

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

Standard 1: Understanding and Applying Media, Techniques and Processes

  • K-4 - Students use different media, techniques and processes to communicate ideas, experiences and stories.
  • 5-8 - Students intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques and processes to enhance communication of their experiences and ideas.

Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • K-4 - Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.
  • 5-8 - Students integrate visual, spatial and temporal concepts with content to communicate intended meaning in their artworks.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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