Ideal for the rapidly growing number of rubber stampers, fabric artists, polymer clay enthusiasts, greeting card crafters and book makers,Ideal for the rapidly growing number of rubber stampers, fabric artists, polymer clay enthusiasts, greeting card crafters and book makers,Read Less
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
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Pretty pictures, but no new information for the practicing artist. Mainly publicity for the author's stamps.
Jul 5, 2007
The book is simply and beautifully presented and illustrated. Many inspiring ideas to try which seem very easy to carry out. Although I have not had a chance to actually follow any of the suggested projects yet, the ideas stick well in mind.
May 20, 2007
Instruction, Inspiration, and Soul, all in one
This book is scrummy! The layout invites reading from cover to cover as well as dipping in here and there. From prayer flags to book covers, altered garments to frames and borders, gourd stamps to botanical bags and candle towers, the author provides anyone interested in hand-carving stamps (and no doubt some who hadn't really thought about it) with a feast of sumptuous photographs, projects, and ideas galore to excite the desire to carve and stamp. Beginners and the more experienced alike will find plenty of reasons to get out their materials and start carving. The gallery of works from invited artists further aids the muse in encouraging the handcarver to action. The process of handcarving stamps is well-covered in both detail and illustration. The use of different materials for making your own stamps, different mediums with which to print, materials to print on, and ideas for using your own carvings in combination with bought art stamps are some of the subjects covered in the author's easy, conversational style. There are many extra tips and ideas for further extension of techniques and projects. Gloria Page has written with soul and practical application. Reading the book, one can imagine sitting in her studio as she goes about explaining the processes and inspiring you to have a go. It's a treasured addition on my art table.
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