Description
Beginner | 3 hours 58 min
Taught by Lisa Solomon
From abstract shapes to identifiable icons, making your own stamps allows you to play with your own custom designs. Using erasers and carving blocks, mixed-media artist Lisa Solomon leads you through the carving of an array of stamps to create your own stamp collection. Print with stamp pad ink, brayer and printmaking ink, and create patterns and images on a variety of surfaces including various color papers and fabric. Make this kit for play, correspondence, or gifts, knowing that you'll be ready to go with versatile hand cut stamps whenever you need.
Learn how to:
  • Make custom stamps from carving materials
  • Print with stamp pad ink
  • Print with a brayer and printmaking ink
  • Make positive and negative stamps
  • Print on fabric
  • Create a kit to house all your stamping materials

What you'll get:
  • Instructions on how to make hand-carved stamps
  • 31 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list 
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from artist Lisa Solomon
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

 
Chapters
Carve a Rubber Stamp Kit: A Daily Practice
01:08
03:48
Week 1 - Basic Geometrics with Ink Pads
06:39
03:41
10:47
07:01
11:26
06:52
10:05
Week 2 - Florals and Botanicals with Brayer Rolled Ink
07:48
09:14
09:57
09:01
11:55
06:35
08:16
Week 3 - Complex Shapes
11:33
07:43
09:46
04:34
09:23
07:35
06:49
Week 4 - Variety Pack
05:24
08:04
04:53
05:33
05:51
06:08
06:17
08:58
05:33
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Erasers - Lisa's are from Daiso, but any rubber eraser will work
  • Speedball Speedy Cut or Speedy Carve carving blocks
  • X-acto knife or utility knife
  • Linoleum cutter with multiple size carving blades
  • Ink pads - Lisa recommends pigment ink and is using Avery Elle and Vicki Boudin color wheel but any brand should work
  • Fabric ink
  • Block printing ink
  • Brayer and glass palette
  • Ruler
  • Pencil with eraser
  • Pens and pencils for outlining
  • Wipes / rags for clean-up
  • Sketchbook - for design ideas and/or printing
  • Paper to print on, plain gift wrap, gift tags, canvas bag, plain fabric napkin
  • Storage box
  • Optional: cutting mat, shape template, artist tape, vellum paper, scratch paper, palette knife/razor blade
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