Discover how to use natural materials to print on any surface, from paper and fabric to ceramics, wood, and walls. With simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, Laura Bethmann encourages crafters of all levels to create original nature prints with leaves, flowers, fruits, shells, stones, and more. Her unique project ideas include stationery printed with maple leaves, a clothes hamper printed with scallop shells, and a pillow printed with cabbage. Before you know it, you’ll be designing one-of-a-kind nature prints to reflect your unique personality and style.
|Product dimensions:||8.60(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Laura Bethmann, author of Hand Printing from Nature, is an artist who exhibits her nature prints and watercolor paintings in galleries, museums, and alternative spaces. She has demonstrated her nature printing techniques in many venues, including Home and Garden Television, Lifetime Television, The Discovery Channel, and Good Housekeeping magazine. Bethmann teaches workshops for a variety of organizations, including art and craft centers, colleges, museums, botanical gardens, and garden clubs. She lives and works in her home studio in New Jersey.
Table of Contents
IntroductionAcknowledgements1 Direct Impressions of Life2 Collecting Natural Objects3 Pigments & Supplies4 Printing Methods5 Print Projects with Single & Repeated Motifs6 Creating Hand-Printed Patterns7 Printing Scenes & FlowersResourcesIndex