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« on: June 04, 2011 09:38:39 PM »

I just started taking up Stamp Carving (via six degrees of Geocaching and then Letterboxing).  I really like carving, but I'm running out of sources or places that have images I feel comfortable recreating. 

I'm terrible at drawing, and don't want to steal people's rightfully created stuff off of a Google Image Search.

I've been to a ClipArt Etc, but wanted to know if anyone has any recommendations or places they got for inspiration or sources for detailed images they can carve?

With a little bit of collaging and modifying, I'd eventually like to develop my own personal stamp with an image and my Trail Name for Letterboxing or throwing into oversized geocaches.

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« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2011 05:57:14 AM »

If you use a photo service like photos.com you are entitled to use the images. The problem is you have to pay for a subscription or per use. Another option is to start with another's image and alter it. Turning it into a stamp also alters it, since you probably aren't going to copy it exactly. Changing something enough means the original copyright doesn't apply and it becomes your original work.

I use a free program called GIMP for photo altering. It's very similar to Photoshop.
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