The Print Making Book
Projects and Techniques in the Art of Hand-printingBook - 2013
This book is your complete introduction to the art of hand printing. With 23 projects to make, you will be guided through a plethora of techniques that include relief-, screen- and mono-printing - all using tools and materials that are easy to source and use at home in your kitchen, bathroom or garden. A printing press is not required for any of the projects. Vanessa Mooncie's beautiful original designs will enable you to make your own printed greetings cards, crockery, cushions, silk scarves, jewellery, bag, even wallpaper, plus many more inspirational projects for fashion and home. With easy-to-use templates and beautiful step-by-step illustrations you can create that special, individual gift with handmade charm. Features: * 23 projects, covering items for the home, clothing and accessories * comprehensive guidance on equipment required and setting up a workspace at home * tips and advice throughout * author's hand-drawn step-by-step artwork * project templates * wide variety of printing techniques covered, from using carved erasers, lino and wood to screens, stencils, gelatine and exposure to the sun AUTHOR: Vanessa Mooncie spent many happy hours as a child sitting with her mother and grandmother learning how to knit and crochet. She went on to study fashion and textile design and became a self-employed children's wear designer, illustrator and commercial interior designer. She now specialises in silkscreen work and designing crochet jewellery through her company Kissy Suzuki (www.kissysuzuki.com). She lives with her family in a rural village in the south of England. Vanessa has written Crocheted Accessories and Animal Hats for GMC Publications, plus And Sew to Bed, which is soon to be released. She was also a co-author of Tea Cozies 3 and is a regular contributor to other craft books and magazines.
Publisher: Lewes, East Sussex : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, 2013
Branch Call Number: 761 M778p
Characteristics: 175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm