You may have noticed that the printmaking aesthetic has become very popular. But many people find traditional printmaking methods inaccessible due to the necessary equipment. Well good news: you can achieve a stylish, modern hand printed look with stamps! Stamp It offers up creative options for making your own stamps using readily available household materials (like erasers, potatoes, and found objects) and materials available at your local art and craft store (rubber stamping bases and simple carving tools).
A thorough how-to section walks crafters through the fundamentals of transferring images as templates for designs, cutting and carving stamp designs, and inking and coloring techniques—all with step-by-step photos. A collection of 45 projects demonstrates the many possibilities to “stamp your life”. With a single stamp you can personalize stationery, embellish a tote bag, print on a T-shirt, or customize wrapping paper.
Ten top designers, each with a unique style, have created 200 original motifs that can easily be used to make stamps for hundreds of customized projects, so you don’t even have to know how to sketch—score!