All you need to know about Tools & Materials for Block Printing.

Watch this free Tools & Materials Q&A (recording of December 10, 2023) to get your questions answered.

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✨ Are you curious about the essential tools and materials for block printing? 🎨🔧

✨ Do you need guidance on where to find them or have specific questions about certain tools? 🎨🔧

You are not alone!

Which tools & materials to use for block printing is one of the most asked questions I get, both, from those at the very beginning, interested in learning more about block printing, and also the experienced creative. 

What former participants say ...

"Very helpful, took tons of notes, thank you so much!"

Tools & Materials Q&A Dec. 2023

"Great coverage of materials, thank you so much!"

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"Really enjoyed your session.  It’s been very informative."

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No matter if you are starting out and wonder which tools you should get (something I was super worried about before I bought my first tools) or if you are more seasoned but have specific questions about certain tools (such as block printing inks for paper and fabric), I'm here to help.

If this is you, I've got you covered:

Join the upcoming free tools & materials Q&A session
on December 10 via Zoom or watch the recording afterward, where I share valuable insights and answer your questions.

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Profit from questions submitted by live Q&A participants covering all areas of tools & materials for stamp carving and block printing. This Q&A is valuable for you, no matter if you are just starting or are experienced. 

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The Q&A took place on Sunday, December 10 via Zoom, and I answered a lot of questions about block printing tools and materials. The recording of the Q&A will be available until January 22, 2024.

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Hey, I'm Ali!

I am a self-taught printmaker and surface pattern designer based in Zurich, Switzerland. I am the creative force behind my studio 3 Dotted Penguins. My work has attracted more than 70'000 followers on Instagram. 

My mission? I am here to teach you all about my passion for block printing and pattern design, sharing my hard-earned lessons from a complete block printing newbie in 2018 (with no previous experience) to the pattern pro I am now.  With my experience, I will help kickstart your block printing journey.

Since 2020, I have taught hundreds of students worldwide. There is no bigger joy than seeing my students experience the magic of block printing through the work they create. 

"No more questions. I am very happy with the information. Thank you for your time and sharing your knowledge!"

Tools & Materials Q&A March 2023

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Recording available until January 22, 2024

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Please note that the Q&A will be held in English. I will answer as many questions as possible about tools & materials.