Put Your Stamp On It: Cards, Interiors, Scrapbooks & Stationery
Want to create beautiful, hand-printed gifts and items for you, your friends and your home? Put Your Stamp On It shows you how. Drawing on a growing trend for rubber stamps and stamping as a printmaking craft – and a burgeoning stamping community of artisans and experts to go with it – this book illustrates just how easy it is to create your own rubber stamps and go on to print infinite personalized projects in the comfort of your own home.
It explores the basic principles required for a professional stamping finish, from choosing essentials tools to carving your first rubber reliefs, mounting stamps on blocks and printing on a variety of materials including fabric, paper and wood. Put Your Stamp On It also explores the brilliant duality of this printmaking medium: it can exist as a simple craft or has the potential to create more complex, intricate artworks.
Put Your Stamp On It includes 20 brilliant stamping projects from simple designs to intricate masterpieces, as well as fully-illustrated guides to the essential tools, skills and techniques with tips and tricks for troubleshooting. Be inspired to adapt projects to print on a range of materials including paper, fabric and wood, and with various inks.
A great introduction for the novice stamp maker, this book also offers more advanced tips and tricks for experienced stampers looking to expand their skills. Happy stamping!Table of Contents