Exercise 33: BLOCK PRINT PATTERNS
IN THIS EXERCISE, YOU WILL MAKE A SIMPLE PATTERN BY BLOCK PRINTING WITH A CARVED STAMP. THIS TECHNIQUE IS PERFECT FOR MAKING GREETING CARDS OR A LOVELY DESIGN ON A TEA TOWEL. (WHEN WORKING WITH FABRIC, BE SURE TO USE TEXTILE INKS.)
Newspaper or large craft paper
Rubber carving block
Linoleum cutting tools and tips
White, gray, or tan smooth lightweight or heavy cardstock, Bristol, or watercolor paper (see note)
NOTE: Bristol paper will give a clear and clean print, and watercolor paper will give a more rustic, unfinished, ...