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« on: May 21, 2007 03:38:07 PM »

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I've never posted on this board before, but I think of this image more as art than craft, so I thought I'd share!



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Wow, oh, sorry; I didn't really give much info. about the image.  I actually made it with a potato, which I carved like a stamp.  I never really plan anything when I start something artsy or crafty, so I didn't have anything particular in mind; but when it started to take shape, I thought it looked kind of mountain-ey, with the green and blue being mountain rock, and the red being sunlight.  But on the other hand, the discs look somewhat like fancy poker chips!  I like it for the colors and balance.  What do you all think?
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« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2007 07:46:40 AM »

Tell us more about it! How did you create it, what does it mean to you, etc. It's looks very nice!
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« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2007 09:19:13 AM »

Tell us more about it! How did you create it, what does it mean to you, etc. It's looks very nice!

Sorry about that; I just added more info. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2007 09:21:00 AM »

I like the forms and colors, and the potato stamp is great!
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« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2007 09:46:58 AM »

I should have known it was a potato.  Wink The fact that its made from a potato just makes it that much cooler. I love it. It looks sort of oriental-ish.
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« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2007 10:04:58 AM »

So artsy for a potato. 
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« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2007 01:17:17 PM »

Thank You! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2007 11:28:17 PM »

All I know how to do with potatoes is mash them. Maybe I should reconsider my possibilities.

I really like this a lot. It looks like you stopped the ink from overlapping in some areas. How'd you accomplish that?
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« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2007 11:43:15 PM »

Thats fun Smiley  I've never used a potato stamp. 
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« Reply #9 on: May 26, 2007 01:02:09 PM »

I really like this a lot. It looks like you stopped the ink from overlapping in some areas. How'd you accomplish that?

Actually, the stamp I used wasn't circular-imagine taking a cake and cutting it into four equally-sized pieces-the stamp was the shape of a 1/4 circle wedge.  That allowed me to stamp in circles (by repeating the pattern in a circular shape), and to avoid overlapping.

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