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Stamp artistry : combining stamps with beadwork, carving, collage, etching, fabric, metalwork, painting, polymer clay, repouss, and more
Freeman-Zachery, Ricë.
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Publication Information:
Gloucester, Mass. : Rockport Publishers, [2003]

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144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
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TT867 .F74 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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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 Rockport's successful! "The Stamp Artist's Project Book, Stamp Artistry highlights the latest and best new techniques and cutting-edge materials used in this arena today. It includes projects for everything from using stamps to create an "aged" took on papers and letters to a stamped artist journal, and from stamped furniture to stamped glass charms. Covering the gamut of stamping know-how, from basic tools to professional tips to an extensive resource list, this how-to guide is for any artist who wants to incorporate the latest new techniques and trends in his or her work.

Author Notes

Rice Freeman-Zachery was teaching college English classes in 1992 when she began writing regularly for Rubberstampmadness, the original rubber-stamp magazine. Since then she has also written for Belle Armoire, Cat Fancy, Legacy, Personal Journaling, and the Studio. Her projects and articles have also been featured in several books. Her art -- jewelry and dolls, handmade books and bags -- has been featured in galleries and shops in New Orleans, Denver, Taos, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Seattle, and Tacoma. She teaches stamping and art workshops as well as in a variety of other media

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 8
The Basicsp. 10
Techniquesp. 14
For the Homep. 22
"A Clown's Kiss"p. 24
"Blockhead" Penholder & Penp. 26
Rubber-Stamped Gourd Vesselsp. 28
Funky Lazy Susanp. 30
Silver Pincushionp. 32
"Expecting a Miracle" Picture Framep. 34
Stamped Silver Ornamentp. 36
Covered Clothes Hangersp. 38
For the Bodyp. 40
"Iris-Tattoo" Journal Skirtp. 42
Collaged and Stamped Cigar Box Pursep. 44
Silk Shawlp. 46
Stamped Canvas Shoesp. 48
Stamped Silk Tiep. 50
Stamped Suede Carrying Tubep. 52
"Saint Alegria" Shawlp. 54
For the Jewel Boxp. 56
Wooden "Play" Broochp. 58
Domino Braceletp. 60
"Thought Girl" Necklacep. 62
Soldered Art Charm Jewelryp. 64
"Hot!" Stamped & Beaded Broochp. 66
Etched Metal "Goddess" Braceletp. 68
Pink Bird Necklacep. 70
Tri-Omino Necklacep. 72
Found Object Talisman Braceletp. 74
For the Heartp. 76
Our Lady of Guadalupe Stamped Leather Bookmarkp. 78
"Dance the Night Away" Collaged & Stamped Envelopep. 80
Faux Postagep. 82
"Transaction" Beaded Clay Amulet Bagp. 84
"Best Wishes" Bookp. 86
Formica Tile Key Chainp. 88
"Fine Silver Fish Tales" Bookp. 90
Raggedy Stamped Quiltp. 92
For the Soulp. 94
House Journalp. 96
African Man Amulet Bagp. 98
Funky Fabric Art Dollp. 100
"Dream Vision" Diorama Shrinep. 102
Stamped Leather Journal Coversp. 104
Matchbox Shrine Dollp. 106
Hand Book of Artp. 108
For the Familyp. 110
"Little Rice" Photo Transfer Pinp. 112
"Dream" Bookletp. 114
"Charming One" Shrinep. 116
Mailable Photo Note Cardsp. 118
Hand-Carved Stampp. 120
Beaded Spine Book with Carved Stamp Insetp. 122
Shrink Plastic Beadsp. 124
"A Sailor's Wedding" Shrinep. 126
Photo Transfer Shrine Pinp. 128
"Mediate-Communicate-Advocate-Love" Pendantp. 130
"My People" Photograph Albump. 132
Patterns and Illustrationsp. 134
Directory of Artistsp. 136
Resourcesp. 138
Stamp Creditsp. 141
Acknowledgmentsp. 143
About the Authorp. 144