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Kris Trappeniers is a stencil artist from Belgium whose work is comprised of detailed large-scale portraits made with only the use of a scalpel and single sheet of paper. He first composes his pieces by starting with a loosely drawn portrait of his subject in pencil or pen. They are then cut by hand with an x-acto knife and later spray painted to produce what is shown here.
Banksy has a new piece that just popped up yesterday in the UK featuring an origami crane with a goldfish dangling from its mouth as if it was caught from the neighboring canal. Photos by the lonely villein
Sten and Lex are based out of Italy and they create some pretty intense work producing what they call ‘Poster Stencils’ since they are both stencil and poster at the same time. These large format posters have such a heavily detailed process I decided to showcase their video so you can see for yourself.
Murmure is a communication design company based out of France. Their recent project entitled ‘Pochoirs’, directly translated to stencil, utilizes various sized circles in a hole punching technique to convey forms and faces that react to the background that they are placed over.
The faces shown here pop of the page when placed against a normal white background, naturally piquing ones curiosity. The simplicity and abstractness of the forms elude to the conceptual relationship between space and body. Continue reading