Free Downloads
Stamp Artistry: Combining Stamps With Beadwork, Carving, Collage, Etching, Fabric, Metalwork, Painting, Polymer Clay, Repousse, And More

Stamping is among the most popular artistic techniques because its uses are virtually limitless. No matter what medium they work in, artists and decorators alike can use stamping to create one-of-a-kind pieces with simple techniques. This follow-up book to "The Stamp Artist's Project Book" highlights cutting edge techniques and materials used in this arena. It includes projects for everything from stamping in polymer clay, to stamped metal jewellery, from using stamps to create an "aged" look on papers and letters to a stamped artist's journal and from stamped furniture to stamped glass charms. Covering the gamut of stamp know-how, from basic tools to professional tips to an extensive resource list, this how-to guide should be of use to any artist who wants to incorporate the latest new techniques and trends in his or her work.

Paperback: 144 pages

Publisher: Quarry Books (November 1, 2003)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1592530117

ISBN-13: 978-1592530113

Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.4 x 11 inches

Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds

Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Best Sellers Rank: #478,265 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #12 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Crafts & Hobbies > Papercrafts, Stamping & Stenciling > Rubber Stamping #86 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Home Improvement & Design > Decorating & Design > Upholstery & Fabrics #97 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Home Improvement & Design > Decorating & Design > Painting & Wallpapering

Overflowing with ideas and insider technique tips, Rice and friends present us with bountiful inspiration in this enthusiastic, well-illustrated book. It's not just a must-read but a must-OWN if you're involved with paper and fiber arts. The tip about silk screen ink (for art on fabric) saved me weeks of reinventing the wheel, and that's just one very small note in a book chock FULL of fabulous ideas and projects. Thank you, Rice!

This book is delightfully full of creative uses of rubber stamps by talented artisans in many mediums. The author has explained every project in easy-to-understand terms. Projects are separated into sections, such as "for the home," which makes it easy to select a project, and each section has a well-written introduction by the author. I didn't find one project I didn't like or wouldn't want to reproduce. The photography is wonderful! Any little petty glitches, which you'll find in any book, are easily overlooked because of the innovative subject matter and the masterful photos. (Even the revered "Chicago Manual of Style" has typos!) If you want something a little different, this is the book I recommend. It's worth every penny I spent on it, and I look forward to more great books by the author!

I have taken classes from Rice' and every class has taught me something new and inspired me creatively. I'm an experienced editor and agree better proof reading was needed but her examples and information and her association with other artists included in the book are the most important reason for buying it. If her name is on a book, buy it. She has a new book coming out in October 2004 and I am anxious to buy it too.

This Instructional Project Book offers wonderful projects by today's renowned top artists in stamping, clay, collage, etc. However typographical errors distract from the step-by-step instructions.Xyron is one of the most "top of mind" brands in the Arts and Crafts industry, but was referred to as Zyron several times throughout the book. I noticed misspelled words such as Dall instead of Doll and poor sentence structure.I do not blame the author, but the Publishing House for proofreading errors. This shows lack of knowledge and details for the art form in which they are representing.When I buy a book of this price point and with step-by-step instructions I expect top-notch editing!!!!

I received this book from .com today and, in a word, it is SUPERB! Trust me when I say I have shelves full of craft books, but this one is hands down the best. It features a wide variety of projects to appeal to all tastes, with concise instructions for all skill levels. I didn't find one project that didn't interest me (a rarity), so applaud the selection, and the directions make each and every one of them doable for me. Thanks much (I'm hoping there will be a Book II!) for this wonderful volume. I wish you much success.

With projects for the beginner to the master, this inspiring book invites every reader to jump right in! The featured artists present new and interesting projects that are wearable (remember those great "travelling shoes" in Somerset Studio by Linda Woods?!), display-able, memorable--something for you, your home, your heart, your closet. There is something fun or challenging for everyone, and the directions and pictures are great. Be warned: work will have to wait once you get this book! Rice Freeman-Zachary's fun, encouraging style will grab you!

Stamp Artistry: Combining Stamps with Beadwork, Carving, Collage, Etching, Fabric, Metalwork, Painting, Polymer Clay, Repousse, and More Painting: Techniques for Beginners to Watercolor Painting, Painting Techniques and How to Paint (Painting,Oil Painting,Acrylic Painting,Water Color Painting,Painting Techniques Book 3) Art Stamping Workshop: Create Hand-Carved Stamps for Unique Projects on Paper, Fabric, Polymer Clay and More The Beginner's Handbook of Woodcarving: With Project Patterns for Line Carving, Relief Carving, Carving in the Round, and Bird Carving The Beginner's Handbook of Woodcarving: With Project Patterns for Line Carving, Relief Carving, Carving in the Round, and Bird Carving (Dover Woodworking) Polymer clay: All the basic and advanced techniques you need to create with polymer clay. (Volume 1) Crackle Techniques: The Ultimate Guide for Polymer Clay Art and Craft (The Ultimate Guides for Polymer Clay Book 1) The Encyclopedia of Polymer Clay Techniques: A Comprehensive Directory of Polymer Clay Techniques Covering a Panoramic Range of Exciting Applications SCULPTING THE EASY WAY IN POLYMER CLAY FOR BEGINNERS 2: How to sculpt a fairy head in Polymer clay (Sculpting the easy way for beginners) Stamping with Style: Sensational Ways to Decorate Paper, Fabric, Polymer Clay & More The Complete Guide to Stamps & Stamp Collecting: The ultimate illustrated reference to over 3000 of the world's best stamps, and a professional guide ... and perfecting a spectacular collection 2016 Rare Stamp Experts Official Training Guide, includes full color on-line scrolling catalogue of all US Stamps From 1847 to 1900 and Great Britain Stamps From 1840 to 1910: Secret Buying Stategies Put Your Stamp on It: 20 Adorable Projects, Plus Instructions for Hand-Carving Beautiful Stamps Art Quilt Collage: A Creative Journey in Fabric, Paint & Stitch The Big Book of Polymer Blends: Polymer Clay Blends. Made Simple. In One Place. Creative Surface Design: Painting, Stamping, Stenciling, and Embossing Fabric & More Artistry: Stamps & Paper Arts (Design Originals #5183) Painting Hair on Reborn Vinyl Doll Sculpts (Excellence in Reborn Artistry) Wool Dryer Balls: 100 % Organic New Zealand Wool Dryer Balls (Wool Dryer Balls, Dryer Balls, Fabric Softener, Organic Fabric Softener, No Fillers, Wool Balls) Rings for the Finger (Dover Jewelry and Metalwork)