Print Your Own Stationery
Intermediate | 1 hour 16 min
Print Your Own Stationery
Thank You card
Monogrammed Card
Learn how to hand-carve written words and lovely designs to make one-of-a-kind, block-printed stationery. Katharine Watson makes traditional block carving accessible, and her tips on transferring images and registering prints in multiples will show you how easy it is to start a printing production line, even at home. This intermediate printmaking class is the perfect follow-up to Katharine Watson's Daily Challenge, which covers the basics of block printing.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • A2 size folded cards
  • A2 size envelopes
  • A2 size flat cards
  • Large blank stickers (5.5" x 8.5" mailing labels)
  • 3 pieces 5"x7" Soft Kut
  • Speedball carving tools: lino handle and lino cutters # 1, 2, 3, 5
  • Sharpie
  • Pencil
  • Ballpoint pen
  • White Uniball Signo pen
  • Sharpie Magnum (optional)
  • Scrap paper
  • Baren
  • Metal spoon
  • Blue Caligo Safe-Wash ink (additional colors optional)
  • Rags
  • Rubber gloves
  • Palette knife or razor blade scraper
  • Brayer
  • Plexi sheet
  • Tracing paper
  • Ruler
  • Painter's tape
  • Pfeil Set C carving tools (optional)
  • Baby wipes for cleaning ink (optional)
  • Class PDF to transfer images
Learn how to:
  • Transfer and carve text on linoleum
  • Create a registration system for making an edition of prints
  • Make stationery at home

What you'll get:
  • A 6-part series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to print your own stationery with hand-carved blocks
  • 8 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by artist Katharine Watson
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
Class PDF
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Class Reviews
109 users recommended this class to a friend
Todd Barrett
Easy to follow with expert advice on the small details that beginners and intermediate printers might miss.
More than 3 months ago
Deirdre Embree
gorgeous ideas & great instructions!
More than 3 months ago
Anne Gurnee
Can’t wait to try this!
More than 3 months ago