Creative Makers: Printmaking

Creative Makers: Printmaking : with More Than 30 Step-by-Step Hand Printing Projects to Make at Home

By (author) Elizabeth Harbour


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In an age of mass production, something handmade is to be treasured. Printmaking at home is surprisingly easy whatever your level of artistic ability and has become hugely popular with the new generation of crafternooners. Gorgeous photography by top lifestyle photographer Yuki Sugiura captures the pleasure of printmaking and the step-by-step instructions for each project are beautifully illustrated with Elizabeth's watercolours. All the key printmaking techniques are explored, including monoprinting, screen-printing and relief printing. Elizabeth has devised techniques for the home printmaker that do not involve expensive equipment or materials, but call on items you may have around the house, including children's craft foam, packet gelatine and a computer.

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  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 252 x 20mm | 712g
  • 02 Sep 2013
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • London
  • English
  • 80 photographs and 150 illustrations
  • 1845337573
  • 9781845337575
  • 851,264

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Elizabeth Harbour began her career in illustration and printmaking at Maidstone College of Art and the Royal College of Art. She is a prize-winning illustrator of adult and children's books and has worked in the fields of magazine editorial, greeting cards, packaging and advertising. Her clients have included Pentagram, Faber & Faber, HarperCollins New York, National Magazines, John Lewis and the Telegraph Magazine. She teaches printmaking classes. Elizabeth's work is inspired by her love of travel, folk art and the landscape of Kent where she lives with her husband and two children. See more of Elizabeth's work at

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