Stencils can be big time savers. Rather than measure out
and draw out a design by hand, you can quickly use a stencil
to mark out a shape or pattern.
also insures that if paint multiple shapes or designs of
the same kind, they will all look the same.
are especially helpful for complex shapes and patterns.
you're building a spaceship with Greeblies, a weathered
mechanical device, a Warhammer terrain from scratch, or
even flames on a car model, stencils can speed things up
considerably. And give you a model that is one of a kind.
course, there's no reason you can't use these with can spray
paints as well.