Author: Lena Corwin
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Release Date: 2008-08-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
A talented designer explains how to create a wide variety of unusual and innovative hand-printed fabrics, furnishings, accessories, and paper crafts by using stencils, master stamps, and screen printing, using step-by-step instructions to teach crafters the fundamentals of hand printing and offering an array of ingenious projects, from screen-printed bed linens to stationery.
This is a book for low budgets and high ambition. Read it and you will learn how to put images of things onto other things. You will start by rolling up your sleeves. Your shirt will be stained anyways. At some point, you will harness the power of the sun. Go ahead, look inside. You will see that you do not need a fancy studio to print a T-shirt or a picnic blanket. There is no specialized machine required to print anything you want in any room you want. A mural, a dartboard, a deck of cards, these are all possible. In a week or a month, you will wake up to find you know words like acetate and substrate. You will be comfortable talking about ink and shopping at military supply stores. Perhaps most important of all, you will be printing images of things onto other things. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Fabric, glass, wood, metal, humans . . . print on almost anything! Try your hand at DIY printing with 15 colorful projects, from a galvanized planter and curtains to a coffee table. Make over nearly any surface with block printing, silk screen, and disperse dye transfer with this complete visual guide. Start with 12 charming patterns, and branch out to sketch your own designs. Getting your hands messy is all part of the fun!
Author: Caspar Williamson
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Featuring a global showcase of 100 of the craft's most exciting and influential practitioners, Low-Tech Print is an exploration of hand-made printmaking techniques and how they are used in contemporary design and illustration. It examines the huge recent resurgence in the popularity of printmaking, with chapters on screenprinting, letterpress, relief printing, and other printing methods. The book shows how practitioners develop a love affair with these hand-made techniques and use them to create beautiful contemporary designs, explaining the process behind each technique and its historical context. 'In focus' sections profile practitioners such as the 'Lambe Lambe' hand-made letterpress printers of São Paulo's Grafica Fidalga studio, and cult printing techniques such as Gocco (Japan) and Chicha (Peru). Offering a unique showcase of contemporary handmade printing, Low-Tech Print will be a must-have for all design, illustration, craft, and printmaking enthusiasts.
When printmakers Laura Sofie Hantke and Lucas Grassmann graduated from university, they found themselves without the luxury of a professional print studio. In their search for an easy technique they could implement in their own home, they came across French artist émilie Aizier-Brouard's ingenious Kitchen Lithography, which uses aluminum foil, cola, and oil-based crayons as its main materials, and quickly became ardent fans of and experts in the process, which is eco-friendly, inexpensive, and easy to do. In this book, the first on the subject, they share what they've learned through a process of trial and error in an easy-to-follow guide on turning your kitchen into a creative studio. Hand print your own buttons, bags, pillowcases, posters, cards, T-shirts, and labels using simple household ingredients with surprising and bold results.
Publisher: Engineers India Research In
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Offset printing
The Book Covers Composing The Type, Desktop Publishing (Software), The Postscript Language, Proof-Reading, Pre-Press Processes, Camera, Photographing Line & Continuous Tone Copy, Scanning, Offset Plate Making, Presses, Offset Press, Web Offset, Specifications For Offset Publications,Proof And Proffing Techniques, Newspaper Printing: Letter Press, Offset, Flexo And Anilox, Newspaper Production Technology, Plant Economics Of Offest Printing Press, Plant Economics Of Dtp And Printing Unit. Plant Economics Of Offset Security Printing Press, Suppliers Of Plant & Machineries, Suppliers Of Raw Materials.
This authoritative guide outlines everything readers need to know to create gorgeous fabrics. There's nothing like it on the market! Collected within are step-by-step tutorials for designing patterns (both digitally and by hand), a comprehensive section on printing techniques—including digital printing, screen printing, stenciling, block printing, and resist dyeing—and even insider tips for developing a collection and bringing it to the marketplace. Beautifully illustrated with swatches of exquisite fabrics and hundreds of photos, and featuring interviews with established designers such as Skinny laMinx, Ink & Spindle, and Julia Rothman, Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design is a key resource for anyone looking to learn the basics, expand their skill set, or find design inspiration.
"Learn to create high-quality prints for art prints, posters, signs, invitations, greeting cards, gift wrap, fabric, and more. This book will teach you everything you need to know to get started in block printing: selecting tools, paper, and ink; carving both linoleum and wood; and printing by hand in one color or more to achieve professional results. Includes expert tips on registering, editioning [sic], and tearing down paper and an annotated gallery of finished prints featuring the artist's comments" --Cover, p. 4.
Teaches beginners and experienced artists alike how to create their own printing blocks and patterns, and features artwork from block print artists around the world. Learn to create classic block print patterns for greeting cards, wallpaper, book illustrations and more with Andrea Lauren's easy step-by-step instruction! Artist and Designer Lauren shows you simple techniques for creating your own printing blocks out of art-foam. With no cutting and chiseling, these art-foam blocks can be made into shapes and patterns using only scissors and a pencil. Use these printing blocks, or purchased stamps, to create repeat patterns or bundled groupings to get that classic block print look for wallpaper, book illustrations, framing prints, greeting cards, gift wrap, fabric prints, and so much more!