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Lee
11-14-2008, 06:08 PM
well, am sure many know how to do this but being one that didn't and couldn't figure out how to put words on a painting and since as we can see it is Christmas card time and i got a pain in the head from working this out and hope it is ok to share it with all you wonderful Ragers, hope this works for you too:confused::o:rolleyes::eek::)

Mairzie Dotes
11-17-2008, 06:44 AM
Dear Lee,
Yeeeeeeouch! I hope the pain in your head is not as "out spoken" as
the pain in my back (and other interesting places) from lifting weights.
(all too true!) Thanks so much for the how to on alphabet stencils ...
always wondered how to put them together. :)

Lee
11-17-2008, 02:32 PM
Dear Miss Mairzie, thank you very much, and of course, after doing the full alphabet it occoured to me to just make a stencil that simply says "Merry Christmas":eek::p:o:rolleyes::D:)

ps, lay down that AR mouse for a day and take it easy;)

yvan_c
11-25-2008, 02:40 AM
...or you can check out my alphabet stencils here:

http://www2.ambientdesign.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16091

Download and enjoy!:D

Yvan.

Lee
11-25-2008, 05:02 AM
Dear Misterpaint and Yvan and everyone,
Thank you very much for the stencils!:)

yvan_c
11-25-2008, 05:18 AM
Cool, nice card!:D

Lee
11-25-2008, 05:21 AM
Thank You Yvan!:)

clay_baxter
11-25-2008, 10:10 AM
The advantage to preparing your text in other programs before putting into artrage is that you can resize (before painting your stencil) etc without having to redo every letter,
also makes keeping everyting in line easier,(tho sometimes I do like the disorganised look)
The alteration to a previous painting was done two ways,
the first part was using mr stencil (i think) ice font letter at a time,
the happy new year was an import from microsoft paint

Lee
11-25-2008, 10:48 AM
Dear Clay, Thank You, just figureing things out has been an ongoing project for years, and years and yea,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,:eek::)