Centre for Fine Print Research University of the West of England Centre for Fine Print Research

Home Made Rubber Stamp CPD

Continuing Professional Development

Date:7th - 8th July 2010
Venue: CFPR, UWE Bristol
Instructor: Stephen Fowler

Over the course of this one-day workshop you will realise the creative potential of home rubber stamp printing. You will be taught how to make rubber stamps from erasers and home made ink pads using jay cloths and drawing ink. Learn how to make single colour rubber stamp prints and multi-colour prints. There will also be time to bind your stamp prints in a simple book. At the end of the day's workshop all participants will go home with a souvenir publication containing the group's prints.

Materials provided:
stamp pads



card for bookbinding

You will need to bring:

scalpels (ideally swan Morton size 10a)

sketch books

scrap books (to use as inspiration for the stamp design)

If you also want to see how to make home made ink pads, you will need to bring drawing ink, any colours (you can mix them and make a range of different coloured pads if you wish).



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