Do you remember using stencils in art class when you were in school? Or perhaps you’ve used them to make rangolis during Diwali. Stencils are easy to use and a great way to reduce the work needed to finish a complicated artwork. Chances are, you’ve always viewed them as a tool. But what if we told you that stencils are not just a tool but a medium to create intricate artwork? The Sanjhi art of Mathura is one such art form that uses stencils to create breath-taking and intricate religious imagery.