Carve, Stamp, Play
Designing and Creating Custom StampsBook - 2013
Take an exciting journey into printing with custom-carved stamps! In this complete stamp-carving workshop, Julie Fei-Fan Balzer covers every aspect of creating and using rubber stamps, including carving linear and curved designs, alphabets, complex and repeating geometrical shapes, and image transfers.
After carving your own unique stamps, you'll also learn:How to combine and layer stamps into original designs. How to design stamps that work together as well as individually. How to create stamps that combine with or enhance other stamps (hand carved or commercial). And how to create complex, layered effects that resemble screen printing. This book also includes simple projects that explore various applications for stamping, including printing on different surfaces such as fabric, leather, paper, and canvas. Find your "authentic" design voice and get carving today!
From Library Staff
SnoIsleLib_AnneM Jan 10, 2018
Balzer's step-by-step process will take you from absolute beginner to confident carver! This book leads you through learning about stamp carving and printing supplies to carving stamps of your own design. Photographic tutorials are thorough and easy to follow, as you start simple and gain skill... Read More »