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« on: July 28, 2009 10:13:27 AM »

So, this is my 2nd carved stamp. I got one of those starter Speedball kits at Michael's (yeah for 40% off coupons) to make some stamps for a swap. I really like how the stamp turned out. It was really fun and addictive. Now I want to make custom bookplates to use in our collection of books.

Here is a picture of the tracing image, stamp, and stamped image.

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I like how the definition on the arms and hands came out. It wasn't intentional, at first, but since I carved along the first outline, I really liked the effect and just cleaned it up to look how I wanted.

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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2009 10:20:21 AM »

oooooooooooo....Be still my twi-heart.
I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the stamp!
Fantastic job!
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« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2009 10:21:31 AM »

I love Rubber stamping! They're so much fun to make! I'll have to put up pictures of mine. I made and Andy Warhol one and this crazy skull with a mohawk and an eye patch.  You should try a two step stamp! You cut out only the back ground and stamp that with one color [ it's better to do a bunch of those ] and then you cut out the rest you want out in another color. It's a little more difficult to line everything up.. but the contrast of the colors looks awesome when you're done!

Great job on the Twilight stamp! Smiley

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« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2009 10:26:20 AM »

Thanks Pinkleo and Spilt Stitch! A two step stamp would look awesome with this particular image. I might need more practice first, but something to look forward to trying with future stamps.
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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2009 10:45:21 AM »

WOW! Your pretty good at these stamps for just starting out. I love this one! Great job!  Wink

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« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2009 10:50:37 AM »

I love how you usedt he negative space.  I totally would have spaced that one out.  It works so well to ink everything but the hands/arms.  great job!  i would definitely keep this hobby!

« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2009 11:00:06 AM »

You did a really awesome job with your stamp! I love it!
« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2009 11:05:01 AM »

That's so great, I love it!  You did a really good job, I imagine you'll be so addicted to these, if I had enough money to support my habit the whole world would be covered in stamps.  Wink

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« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2009 12:00:44 PM »

its fantastic Cheesy


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« Reply #9 on: July 28, 2009 12:49:42 PM »

Rubber stamping is so fun, and yours is great! This is totally a craft to keep at!

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