A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 304,869
Currently Running With Scissors:
515 Guests and 14 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Le Petit Prince stamp  (Read 1716 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
mizuhana
« on: August 28, 2008 11:18:10 AM »

Hello fellow stampers and stamp makers! I thought it was about time to start posting some of my stamping adventures.

Here's a stamp I carved about a month ago. It's the Little Prince from the book by Antoine De Saint Exupery.

I traced the Prince from a large illustration onto tracing paper with pencil, then rubbed it onto the pink stamp carving rubber and went at it! It took awhile and a lot of breath holding to do the finer details such as his eyes, but I managed to get a very accurate stamp as a result.
I let my mum use it and she was so happy, as she loves le petit prince more than I do if that's possible!

Here's the stamp in action. I colored it using my trusty pencil crayons, trying to emulate the book illustration colors as best as possible. Although since it's just the outlines I can make the prince wear anything I can think of! Cheesy

Here's a reference image of the actual book illustration:
http://www.unige.ch/lettres/linguistique/prince/lpp2.jpg
And here's the inside of the card (the rose stamp is one from a Stampin Up set):


I'll be posting some more of my stamps later on, but for now this is the best and most detailed one I've made. I have plans to carve up other stamps from le petit prince and make a set!
« Last Edit: August 29, 2008 05:15:34 AM by knitting_nyxxie - Reason: removed hot linked image » THIS ROCKS   Logged
pickled_peppers
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2008 11:37:24 AM »

I love this book! Recognized him right away Grin Great job!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Open to personal swaps Cheesy

My Etsy ... www.nutsaboutcrochet13.etsy.com

Follow me on Tumblr for all of my crochet projects!
http://whenidreamidreaminyarn.tumblr.com
shesxautomatic
Offline Offline

Posts: 296
Joined: 07-Jan-2006

my mom says i'm a catch.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2008 11:40:31 AM »

love it! i could tell exactly what it was on the main page! Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"i didn't mean to maim you.
i only meant to kill you."





www.lladybird.wordpress.com
www.wickedtomatofactory.etsy.com
Sandroo
Offline Offline

Posts: 1009
Joined: 26-Dec-2007

Mine is an evil laugh!


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2008 11:49:37 AM »

 Roll Eyes
You did amazing!  The stamp is what, a couple inches?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

mizuhana
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2008 11:50:59 AM »

The stamp is about 2 3/4 inches tall and 3/4 inch wide. Pretty much thumb sized!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Ninja_Poo
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2008 12:10:30 PM »

That is so cute! I love the little Prince - my Mom used to read it to my twin and I when we were little  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
zenthistle
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2008 12:31:17 PM »

that is a very sweet stamp.. I read that book to my daughter this year..  I cried at the end..  it such a sweet sad story...
I love your  planet for him  I can see him jumping off it and checking out the other planets  in the back ground..  your rose looks so lonely...as well...
your card conveys much meaning.. I hope that the prince and his rose get together soon...
THIS ROCKS   Logged
blushingbluegrass
Offline Offline

Posts: 1599
Joined: 31-Jul-2008

Bowl of Petunias: Oh no, not again.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2008 12:33:06 PM »

omg i love that book!!! the stamp looks awesome! be sure to post the full set......
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I am the Lorax who speaks for the trees, which you seem to be chopping as fast as you please.

wisting on a star....
yoopidou
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2731
Joined: 14-Aug-2008


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2008 10:24:26 AM »

This stamp is very nice. I'm waiting for the fox now!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
smelsmin
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2008 01:32:57 AM »

I love it! I want some Little Prince craft now...
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make a Healthy Raspberry Yogurt Treat for Kids
How to Make French Toast Skewers
How to Make the Legendary Ghirardelli Hot Fudge Sundae
Devil’s Food Cake Recipe with Fluffy White Frosting
How to Make Ricotta and Strawberries with Lemon Thyme Shortbread
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Easy Tile Coasters
Tute Tuesday: Scrabble Afghan
These Are a Few of My Favorite (Spooky!) Things

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.