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By Traci Bunkers

Artist and renowned workshop teacher Traci Bunkers can flip absolutely anything into a fascinating stamp, printing block, or device. during this publication, she exhibits readers how you can see ignored, daily items in a brand new means, and the way to "MacGyver" them into effortless to exploit printing blocks and instruments. Readers learn how to create fifty two print blocks and stamp instruments, all from low-cost, traditional, and unforeseen materials--string, spools, bandaids, turn flops, ear plugs, rubber bands, institution erasers, and a slew of alternative repurposed and upcycled goods. The booklet additionally indicates easy methods to use these easy instruments to make attractive, multi-layered prints and styles that may be used to augment magazine covers, stationery, materials, add-ons, and extra.

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Lower the bottom to the specified measurement. 2. Wrap rubber bands of alternative widths round the base, making crisscross styles, horizontal bands, or angled strains as wanted. they could lay flat or be twisted, yet attempt to maintain the aspect that would print a bit of flat. three. Press the rubber band block at the stamp pad or right into a layer of paint rolled onto the Plexiglas and stamp onto the paper. Stamped utilizing stamp pads on kraft paper cardstock mixed with a wide bunion cushion (Lab 6). guidance • try out assorted shapes of sq. and rectangle bases, wrapping the rubber bands in several instructions for extra fascinating styles. Stamped utilizing a stamp pad. • rather than slicing a base out of wooden or foam center, go searching for stumbled on gadgets that might make fascinating bases. Pri nti ng Bl o c okay s & s tam playstation 042-063_15854. indd forty five 042-063_15854. indd forty five forty five 11/23/09 6:46:28 PM 11/23/09 6:49:15 PM textual content (RAY) Job:11-15854 Title:RP-Print&Stamp Lab #175 P DTP:216 Page:45 1 LAB cord three Wrapped Block you may get great grassY-looking strains printing with cord, and near to any form of twine will paintings. i admire to exploit floral twine since it is affordable, skinny, and straightforward to bend. as you wrap it round the block from the paddle that it comes on, it certainly makes little waves. it’s very unlikely to maintain the cord directly. contemplate that a bonus. it creates a texture with no need to do any fancy handiwork. the ensuing snapshot makes a pleasant historical past texture, however it is simply as robust within the leading edge. fabrics • fabrics for base, see web page 10 • craft knife • floral twine • twine cutters (scissors will paintings if twine isn’t too heavy) • stamp pad or paint • brayer and Plexiglas if paint is used • sheet of craft foam for printing cushion • paper Stamped either horizontally and vertically utilizing stamp pads on cardstock. forty six Pr i n t & s tam P l aB 042-063_15854. indd forty six 042-063_15854. indd forty six 12/9/09 4:15:16 PM 11/23/09 6:49:15 PM textual content (RAY) Job:11-15854 Title:RP-Print&Stamp Lab 12-C54231 #175 P DTP:216 Page:46 Instructions 1. lower the bottom to the specified dimension. 2. With a craft knife, reduce a small slit or notch on each one finish at contrary edges of the bottom. three. seize the top of the twine in a single notch. Wrap the cord round the base from one finish to the opposite, after which capture it within the different notch. reduce the twine. either cord ends might be at the comparable non-printing part of the bottom. four. Press the twine wrapped block at the stamp pad or right into a layer of paint rolled onto the Plexiglas. five. With craft foam less than the paper to behave as a printing cushion, press the cord wrapped block onto the paper using strain. Cardstock used to be first frivolously lined with gesso, after which stamped with a crimson stamp pad utilizing the froth bit caddy (Lab eight) and with a purple stamp pad utilizing the twine wrapped block. Tip Yellow used to be stamped with paint, black used to be stamped utilizing a stamp pad. in simple terms the top issues of the wires will print. if now not a lot is printing, try out pulling down the twine extra opposed to the bottom. Pri nti ng Bl o c okay s & s tam playstation 042-063_15854. indd forty seven 042-063_15854.

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