Block Print Everything you need to know for printing with lino blocks, rubber blocks, foam sheets, and stamp sets

Block Print by Andrea Lauren

Everything you need to know for printing with lino blocks, rubber blocks, foam sheets, and stamp sets

Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631591136
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Learn to create classic block print patterns for greeting cards, wallpaper, book illustrations and more with Andrea Lauren's easy step-by-step instruction!

Artist and Designer Lauren shows you simple techniques for creating your own printing blocks out of art-foam. With no cutting and chiseling, these art-foam blocks can be made into shapes and patterns using only scissors and a pencil. Use these printing blocks, or purchased stamps, to create repeat patterns or bundled groupings to get that classic block print look for wallpaper, book illustrations, framing prints, greeting cards, gift wrap, fabric prints, and so much more! Throughout the book, find inspiration from selected works of block print artists from around the world. The new, easy-to-use block printing materials are great for beginners and skilled artists alike. Make your mark with Block Print!

Andrea Lauren is a London-born printmaker and fabric designer who now lives in the United States. Her digitally printed fabric is available from Spoonflower. Selections of her original art prints are available at galleries across the United States. You can also find her on, where she shares her enthusiasm for printmaking.

Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631591136
Illustrations: 250 color photos
Size: 8.5 in x 10 in / 215.9 mm x 254 mm
Chapter One: Art Foam
Foam Tiles: Delftware
Simple Cut Shapes: Oranges and Lemons
Multicolor Printing: Palm Planter
Stained-Glass Print: Toucan
Chapter Two: Block Prints
 One-Color Block Print with a Rainbow Roll Color Variation: Rabbit Moon
Multicolor Interlocking Block Print: Amsterdam
Spot Color Print: Feathers
Two-Color Printing: Ukulele
Hand-Colored Linocut: Coral Reef
Linocut with Chine-Collé: Sailboat
Transparent Ink Print: Sea Horses
Key Block Linocut with Spot Colors: Robin’s Nest
Reduction Linocut: Cat
Three-Color Linocut: Retro Flower Vase
Two-Plate Jigsaw Print: Bird on a Branch
Chapter Three: Stamps and Combined Techniques
Printing in Repeat: Owl Stamps
Premade Stamp with Carved Stamp: Trees
Combining Foam, Stamps, and Carved Blocks: Abstract
Chapter Four: Artist Gallery
Mariann Johansen-Ellis
Bridget Farmer
Nick Morley
Hitomi Murakami
Teresa Winchester
Linda Cote
Amy Rice
Giuliana Lazzerini
Mike Schultz
Evelyne Mary
Printmaking Resources
Printmaking Societies and Courses
Printing Supplies
About the Author