Printmaking

If you’re one of those printmaking artists who loves working on new printmaking techniques, Cloth Paper Scissors has the perfect resources just for you! Printmaking can be the focal piece of your art, or it can be a decorative background that helps liven-up a piece of art. Learn more with these articles.

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Printmaking Techniques: Why You Should Use a Brayer

In the following post about printmaking techniques by Cate Prato, you’ll learn why you should be “all about that brayer.” A rubber brayer like this one is good for inking stamps,” Cate says. “Create custom stamps by spreading modeling paste through a stencil. Then spread paint on the stamp with a brayer.” Art by Carolyn…

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When Creative Opportunities Present Themselves

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer is a powerhouse of artistic ideas and motivation. Click here to “pin” these printmaking ideas from Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, and then try several forms of printmaking with Getting Started: Printing Basics. It includes four books, two DVDs, and four art supplies. She’ll be the first one to tell you that “there are…

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Monoprinting Fabrics for Textured Backgrounds

To shake things up a little, today’s newsletter focuses on the monoprinting techniques you see here in Prom Dress II by Fawn Mackey. Fawn is featured in Quilting Arts (February/March 2008—subscribe here), where she gives a step-by-step on how to create a textured background. Happy creating, Prom Dress II (Muslin, commercial fabric, studs, thread, charcoal,…