In the world of art materials embossing tools are commonly called styluses. You will find them extremely versatile art tools, and an excellent addition to your studio.
No matter what your preferred media is, there is a task the Pro Hart Swagger styluses can do. They are perfect for creating all kinds of indents, lines, textures and impressions.
This 5 piece set contains smooth round tips in diameters of 1mm, 2mm, 3mm and 4mm. Tools are all double-ended for convenient use.
Do you create hand drawn illustrations or works on paper? When working on heavy weight paper, these styluses are great to emboss the surface. Embossing adds dimension and gives a more life-like quality to any finished piece.
If you love to add some hand-embellishment to your work, these styluses are incredibly invaluable. They are perfect for working with copper and metal embossing sheets. Excellent to glide over, impress details into and create texture on the sheets.
The styluses are also just the answer for transferring images using graphite paper or tracing paper.
In the mood to do some modelling or sculpting? These styluses are essential tools to add detailed impressions into polymer or natural clays. Use them for dotting, or drawing smooth lines. Try engraving some ceramics.
Leather modelling and shaping is another ideal use. Really, these are super handy to have on hand for almost any crafting project you tackle.
Love to work with very fine details? The Pro Hart Swagger embossing tools are perfect for precision. The short handles make these styluses very easy and comfortable to use. Be as precise or loose as you need with your movements.
Painters will get excellent mileage from this Pro Hart Swagger stylus set. Create detailed and complex ink art by using a stylus to drip acrylic or shellac inks onto your work.
A personal favourite use of the styluses is to take one and scratch back either acrylic or oil paints. It instantly creates texture, depth and layering in abstract or figurative paintings.
Do you include tiny dot work in your pieces? Don’t struggle to neatly paint your dots with a paint brush. These tools are indispensable for the job. Fine dots can easily be created when using paint and a flow acrylic.
Watercolourists take note. There’s no need to ruin your brushes applying masking fluid. Grab one of these to mask your fine details instead. Simple and easy clean up. The masking fluid will peel right off.
Do you make invitations or hand finished graphic design work? A quality stylus is terrific for scoring or embossing paper and card stock. Wedding invitations or themed stationery can be taken to a new level by adding some decorative embossed details. Confidently create perfectly clean and crisp fold lines on any invitation or place card.
Whether you are an artist, a crafter or a hobbyist, these nifty little tools are sure to become an indispensable addition to your materials. Experiment and you will discover how versatile this set can be.
Once you get your hands on this set of styluses, you will always keep them nearby.
The Pro Hart Swagger stainless steel ball styluses are best described as the most multipurpose art tools around. When it comes to art supplies, no kit is complete without a set of styluses. Some of the wide range of uses embossing styluses provide are:
• Will glide over and impress into copper and metal embossing sheets.
• Perfect for adding texture to a Gelli plate and creating texture in collagraph prints.
The Pro Hart Swagger embossing tools are great to use in dripping techniques. Acrylic and shellac inks can be used along with fluid acrylic paint. If the mediums you are using are paints, fine painterly dots can be achieved by using a flow acrylic. If you like the transparency of alcohol and shellac ink; Colours can be dropped onto one and other to create layers.
The Pro Hart Swagger embossing tool set consists of 5 pieces. Each tool has two unique steel ends for creating different diameter impressions. Each embossing tool features a short 10cm cylinder handle that fits comfortably in your hand but is also utilitarian enough to fit into a pencil case or an art box. The overall size of the styluses in this set is 13cm long, from top to bottom.
The first thing you will notice about this embossing stylus set is the perfect balance and precision of each tool. The short handle gives the artist, crafter or hobbyist greater control, whether the work is close up and intricate or free flow swirls. When the tools are pushed over a flexible material or into the surface itself, there is more control and less chance of a mistake happening; Truly, the embossing and texture capabilities of these styluses can’t be listed here as they offer many different application techniques.
Graphic designers love to use these tools for scoring paper and card stock for beautifully outstanding results. If you’re making your wedding invitations or themed occasional stationery, embossing tools can score the edges for an artisanal feel. You can also use the tools to create clean, crisp folding lines on an invitation or place card for a confident and professional presentation.
Each smooth, rounded tip measures in diameter sizes: 1mm, 2mm, 3mm, and 4mm.