Reverse Stenciling Canvas Wall Art


  • Canvas
  • Scrapbooking paper
  • Acrylic paint
  • Letter sticker, vinyl, or die cut
  • Royal Coat
  • Foam paint brush
  • Removable glue dots or Easy Tack spray (optional)


  1. Cut scrapbook paper to just a hint smaller than your canvas.
  2. Adhere paper to canvas with Royal Coat. Seal over paper with another coat of Royal Coat. Let dry.
  3. Stick down your letter on to the canvas.
  4. Paint over letters with paint, feathering it out, without covering the whole canvas (try to create a "shawdow" of paint around your letter). 
  5. Paint the edges of the canvas. Let dry,
  6. Take off the letter to reveal the "negative".

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