Above top and below – the three fish motifs of the Medium Japanese Koi Stencil and its vertical water swirls, stencilled onto a black lacquer board. Stencilled in Orchid, Flame Red, Very Berry, Evening Primrose, Seville Orange, Coffee Bea, Jet Black (fish), Persian Blue, Duck Egg Stencil Paints, with gold highlight in Aztec Gold Metallic Stencil Paint.
Above – close up details of the three fish motifs of the Medium Japanese Koi Stencil and vertical water swirls. Layer one of each fish have been stencilled in two tones to give dimension and form to the fish and the layer two details also in different tones, emulating the markings of the Japanese koi fish themselves! Colours as above.
Above – both sizes of our Japanese Koi Stencils work perfectly swimming around Heron Stencil 1 and Heron Stencil 2. Fish stencils shown in Orchid, Seville Orange, Very Berry, Sienna, Coffee Bean, Jet Black and Chinoiserie Stencil Paints. Herons shown in Ice White, Shoreline, Arctic Grey, Charcoal, Jet Black, Sienna, Chinoiserie Stencil Paints.
See other related stencils:
Lotus Waterlily Stencil 1
Lotus Waterlily Stencil 2
Lotus Waterlily Stencil 3
Lotus Waterlily Stencil 4 Theme Pack
Water Lilies Stencil
Little Japanese Koi Stencil
Little Water Bird Stencil
Heron Stencil 1
Heron Stencil 2
Heron Stencils 1 & 2
Waterside Mural Stencil Range (the range at a glance)
Waterside Mural Stencils – read the design blog!
Above – this versatile stencil works on its own in simple arrangements or as part of large waterside murals – indoors or outdoors! Our new Japanese Koi Stencils add another dimension to our popular fish stencils range: Koi Carp Stencil, Koi Carp Mural, Little Koi Stencil 1, Little Koi Stencil 2, Small Fish Silhouettes Stencil.
Graduated Painted Background Technique
A graduated painted background can be achieved by using two similar tones of emulsion paint (latex) and a tinted varnish glaze over the top. This technique will not work with radically different colours – keep the tones similar so mixing is easier. Mix a third of each colour together to create a mid-tone colour and paint the wall in horizontal bands dark to light, brushing the colours lightly over each other at the joining bands to create as softer join as possible. Keep strokes long, smooth and horizontal. Mix a varnish glaze using 2/3rd Acrylic Matt Varnish, 1/3rd Acrylic Scumble Glaze. Add a little water if the glaze is much thicker than the consistency of double cream. Tint the glaze with several drops of Universal Tinter to create a transparent glaze a couple of shades deeper than the middle tone of your painted wall. Brush the glaze over the wall and soften in long smooth strokes using a soft brush.
Medium Japanese Koi Stencil
© Henny Donovan Motif
Six motif stencil with 2 layer koi fish motifs and 3 water swirl motifs on 5 small sheets of 125 micron mylar. Each fish has easy to use registration dots for aligning layers.
Japanese Koi motif 1, top left, measures up to 16cm/6.25″ in length.
Japanese Koi motif 2, top right, measures up to 16.4cm/6.5″ in length.
Japanese Koi motif 3, middle left, measures up to 15cm/6″ in length.
Vertical water swirl motif 1, middle right, measures up to 20cm/8″ in height.
Vertical water swirl motif 2, bottom left, measures up to 12cm/4.75″ in height.
Vertical water swirl motif 3, bottom left, measures up to 17cm/6.75″ in height.
On 5 sheets 21cm/8.25″ wide x 31cm/12″ deep.
Layout of the 5 sheets of this theme pack.
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