Get Block Print: Everything You Need to Know to Make Fine-Art PDF

By Andrea Lauren

ISBN-10: 1631591134

ISBN-13: 9781631591136

Learn how to create vintage block print styles for greeting playing cards, wallpaper, booklet illustrations and extra with Andrea Lauren's effortless step by step instruction!

Artist and dressmaker Lauren exhibits you basic options for developing your individual printing blocks out of art-foam. with out slicing and chiseling, those art-foam blocks will be made into shapes and styles utilizing purely scissors and a pencil. Use those printing blocks, or bought stamps, to create repeat styles or bundled groupings to get that vintage block print search for wallpaper, booklet illustrations, framing prints, greeting playing cards, present wrap, cloth prints, and much more! in the course of the e-book, locate concept from chosen works of block print artists from all over the world. the recent, easy-to-use block printing fabrics are nice for novices and expert artists alike. Make your mark with Block Print!

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Block printing has a long tradition. Spend some time getting to know the great masters’ works as well as the artists currently producing relief prints. Printmakers are a very friendly group; ask questions, share your insights, and get involved whenever possible. Happy printing! You can vary the look of a simple block by printing it with a single color. Or try a rainbow roll, a gradated inking technique for creating a multicolored print. This project also allows you to explore positive and negative space when you carve.

Set the color blocks aside and return to your original carved blocks. 10 / Ink the carved blocks and arrange them on the jig within the outlines. Repeat the printing process by carefully registering the printing paper on the jig and laying it down in one motion. Burnish the back of the paper with your fingers, the baren, or wooden spoon to transfer the ink. Carefully lift the printing paper and allow it to dry. 11 / You did it! Frame and display your new art print! 61 It’s easy to create multicolored prints without complicated registration techniques.

Peel the backing from the pieces, line them up with the drawing, and stick them on the plate. 8 / Set out your printing materials: inks, platen, brayers, and washi printing paper. Water-soluble inks will dry if left on your foam too long, so have your printing paper cut to the correct size before you begin. 40 9 / Prepare a printing jig by cutting a piece of mat board to the size of your printing paper and taping it to your work surface. Take the first of your prepared printing plates and center it on the jig.

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