The Print Making Book: Projects and Techniques in the Art of Hand-Printing (Paperback)

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Imagine sending a thank you note on beautiful stationery you made yourself. Or decorating your kitchen with an imaginative print that you created. Or even accenting your bedroom with cushions that have your "stamp" of inventiveness. Designing your own works of art that you can proudly display in your domain is better than shopping at any home decorating or card stores. Much more rewarding and unique The Print Making Book is your complete introduction to the art of hand printing, a technique used for creating all kinds of interesting and useful items for in and around the home.

You'll 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. There are easy-to-use templates, step-by-step illustrations, and full-color photography throughout. Vanessa Mooncie's beautiful original designs will enable you to make your own printed greeting cards, crockery, cushions, bags, plus many more inspiring projects for fashion and home. With 23 projects in all, covering items for the home, clothing, and accessories, The Print Making Book will show you how to create artwork that is truly display-worthy.

About the 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 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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781861089212
ISBN-10: 186108921X
Publisher: GMC Publications
Publication Date: January 14th, 2014
Pages: 175
Language: English