The Printed Page

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Embellish history — literally! During The Printed Page Facebook Live Demo on 10/20 at 6 p.m. CST, turn vintage book pages or sheet music into works of art using Printfoam, an easy and inexpensive printmaking material. Cut a sheet of Printfoam into desired shapes and incise lines using a ballpoint pe...

Instructions

  1. Choose a vintage dictionary, book, journal, or music pages and plan designs. Cut a sheet of Printfoam into desired shapes and incise lines using a ballpoint pen or wooden tool.
  2. Print onto the page using a waterbased block printing ink. Use multiple shapes and colors. Press Printfoam shapes between paper towels to remove excess ink between prints.
  3. Clean tools with soap and water. After the prints are dry, the pages can be attached to mounting board.