Quick & Easy Block Printing: Print a Pack of Postcards

Leitha Matz, Maker

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9 Videos (20m)
    • Introduction

    • Overview & Choosing Your Subject

    • The Supplies You Need to Start

    • Preparing Your Image

    • Transferring Your Image

    • It's Time to Carve Your Block!

    • Proofing As You Go

    • Making Your Final Prints

    • What's Next?


About This Class

Love the look of block printing? It's an art that's been around for literally thousands of years. In no time at all, you can learn the ropes and immortalize your favorite pet in the process.

In this Intro to Block Printing, we'll go over the process and the tools, and then we'll try out our skills by carving rubber blocks. You'll end up with an image of your favorite furry, fishy or feathered friend that you can print onto a pack of postcards.

Send them out to mark the holidays or just show off your new skills! After this intro class, you'll be ready to move into more advanced forms of block printing.

80 of 81 students recommendSee All

Interesting and inspiring material but why the abrupt jump-cut edits? Thay are unnecessary and really distracting.
Clear instructions - great class!
What a great class. I'm definitely going to get some tools this week to get started on stamp making. I'm also going to recommend this class to my students, this is an ideal additional extra to add to the note card sets, they've been making in my class. Brilliant class, thank you!
Nina Vangerow

Artist, Book Lover, Stationery Addict





Leitha Matz


I work as the head of product at a startup, but when I'm not at the office, I'm always making things of my own. I especially love illustrating, writing and design.

Here at Skillshare, I usually focus on creating classes in printing -- everything from stencils to woodblock.

I find printmaking inspiring because anyone can quickly start making successful prints with very few tools. It really opens the doors to producing a vision of your own on all kinds of materials: t-shirts, wall...

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