Intermediate | 1 hour
Taught by Courtney Cerruti
Learn how to create large-scale patterns to use for fabric or wrapping paper in the final part of this course. Courtney teaches you how to use block stamps to make different styles of repeating patterns, from organized and symmetrical to loose and random. With just a few stamps and ink, you can create gorgeous custom papers and fabrics. 
Learn how to:
  • Create all-over repeat patterns
  • Create random and organized patterns
  • Properly stamp on paper and fabric

Chapters
00:38
01:40
Stamping Repeat Designs
11:45
07:46
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Wooden batik blocks or rubber stamps (Courtney uses Fabric Creations Block Printing Stamps)
  • Felt sheets or cotton fabric yardage
  • Large pad of drawing paper or other light-to-medium weight paper for gift wrap
  • Water-based printmaking ink for fabric
  • Water-based printmaking ink for paper
  • Brush
  • Enamel tray
  • Dense foam for applying paint
  • Credit cards for cleanup
  • Spray bottle of water
  • Baby wipes
  • Discussion
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    Transcript
    Playing with Surface Design
    Part 1:
    Playing with Surface Design: Mark Making
    Courtney Cerruti
    Courtney introduces you to essential surface design techniques, showing you how to combine markings to make patterns. Using markers, paints, and a variety of application techniques, these lessons are ideal for creating designs on paper, fabric and ribbon. Courtney shares important tips on testing color combinations and combining different mediums to create vivid motifs. Loosen up and get creative with Courtney’s free-flowing creative style.
    Part 2:
    Playing with Surface Design: Monoprinting
    Courtney Cerruti
    Monoprinting is a gorgeous and unique way to make one-of-a-kind images using a simple printmaking technique. Courtney explains how to use gelli plates to make your monoprints, and shows you how to create custom stationery and small pieces worthy of hanging on the wall. This technique is also perfect for layering on the patterns you created in the first part of this course.
     
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    Part 3:
    Playing with Surface Design: Repeat Patterns
    Courtney Cerruti
    Learn how to create large-scale patterns to use for fabric or wrapping paper in the final part of this course. Courtney teaches you how to use block stamps to make different styles of repeating patterns, from organized and symmetrical to loose and random. With just a few stamps and ink, you can create gorgeous custom papers and fabrics. 
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