On this page you can download the stencil pattern called "Japanese Water Stencil Pattern". With it, you can make a nice decorative panel with laser cutter.

This stencil has been found in an old book that contains examples of designs created in katagami technique. Katagami is a Japanese technique for making stencils from paper used in the fabric dyeing process.

 

Japanese water stencil pattern
Free vector categories
Available file formats

This free stencil can be downloaded in the following file formats: 2D CAD (.dwg) and vector (.eps and .svg)

The stencil is rectangular in shape and consists of a large number of closed curves drawn so as to create the illusion of third dimension - the flowing and waving of water. Although the stencil is very old, its appearance is still modern and very usable today. 

All the files (2D CAD and vector) that you can download here can be edited in appropriate softwares, so that you can paint your stencil as you wish, scale it to the desired dimensions, or even make a repeating stencil pattern.

Click on the links below to download this elegant Japanese stencil pattern.

 

Download DWG 2D CAD file format
Download EPS vector file format
Download SVG vector file format

Submitted by Ceh Jan