She shows how you can make your own stencils out of punched images. Here I made a large stencil cut out of a die.
Julia shows how you can make negative stencils (or a mask) I used the punched out pieces and added removable adhesive to the underside to keep them in place while adding ink.
Julia also demonstrates Overstenciling, where negative and positive images are stenciled together, making a bold & graphic statement. (Her example with leaf stencils in her book is stunning). In the photo below, I have added a positive stencil over my negative stencil:
Continued mixing the same positive and negative stenciled images with different colors of dye ink to create a background with depth: