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Etched Stencil by Seth Apter

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Product Code: M337

Seth Apter designed Etched as part of his Matrix series. While the movies may be the first thing to come to mind, that is not where this title comes from. A matrix is typically a group of numbers that are displayed in a fixed number of rows and columns. The symbols and marks in all of the stencils in this collection are all laid out that way as well. More broadly, a matrix is an environment in which something develops. For sure that is exactly what happens when you take a stencil and get to creating. And finally, a matrix is a term often used in printmaking to represent the surface from which an image is taken. Again, it sounds like you can apply this to stencils too.
Etched is accompanied by Seth's Synapse, Grate Full, and Gridlock stencils. Each of these four stencils can be used in full as is or broken up in sections. The design of these stencils allow you to truly make them your own.
The small scale of Etched, 4 x 4 inches, enables you to use these abstract symbols in smaller work such as ATCs and pocket journals. For larger surfaces, you can use the stencil over and over again, side by side, to fill the space. Turning the stencil 90 degrees for each reuse guarantees a more varied and random result.

Product Details:
  • 4" x 4"
  • 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
  • Made in the USA

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