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Draw It, Print It, Ink It: Templates, tips & techniques for temporary tattoos

By Pepper Baldwin

  • Paperback
  • £10.00

Learn to make your own unique temporary tattoos with this inspirational book from the owner of tattoo company Pepper Ink.

Learn to make your own unique temporary tattoos with this inspirational book from the owner of tattoo company Pepper Ink.

Spotted on the biceps of Paris catwalk models and style maven Beyoncé, temporary tattoos are being embraced by fashionistas and design enthusiasts as a great way to adapt their personal street style. The transient nature of the tattoos and their contemporary aesthetic mean that wearers can be that little bit quirkier with their designs. This book equips you with all the knowledge you need to design and create your very own temporary tattoos at home.

Add personal touches such as meaningful dates and the names of loved ones to create your unique one-off designs. Safe and sensitive to wear, the transfer paper creates a barrier between the design and your skin so that it only lasts as long as you want it to. Trial a design for a permanent tattoo, create a special look for a night out, design unique wedding favours or incentivize your children to tidy their rooms with a reward scheme - the sky's the limit!

Comprehensive practical information explains how to draw your patterns or adapt found designs, and how to print and apply your creation. Also included are inspirational galleries with information on tattoo meanings, as well as delicate illustrations which you can trace and adapt straight from the page, or download online. Covering a range of popular designs, including animals, flowers, nautical and vintage, you are sure to find something to tickle your skin!

Biographical Notes

Pepper Baldwin is a designer, maker, entrepreneur and tattoo lover who lives in Brisbane, Australia with a well-stocked tea cupboard, her pet ducks and an enthusiastically played ukulele. She fell in love with temporary tattoos in 2012, and as owner and Captain of Pepper Ink she, along with her team, sources, designs, prints and assembles a range of vintage, contemporary and customized tattoos. Their designs are sold online and in stockists all over the world, including in the USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Japan, Spain and the Netherlands. Pepper believes that tattoos are a reflection of our changing selves and what we find inspiring and meaningful, and wants to make the process to create customized, transient and beautifying temporary tattoos accessible to everyone. Pepper Ink has a strong online presence and a distinctive, delicate aesthetic.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781784721534
  • Publication date: 03 Mar 2016
  • Page count: 128
  • Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
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