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« on: July 08, 2014 02:05:40 PM »

I've decided that I want to create a letterbox, and that meant I finally had to take the bull by the horns and carve a stamp for the box. I tried lino cutting years ago in art class, but I really don't have much experience beyond that.



The picture is a bit dark, but I'm happy! It came out sort of like I imagined and I remembered to cut away from fingers and other squishy body parts... I used something called soft cut and it was fairly easy to carve.
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« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2014 03:31:20 PM »

What a gorgeous wee stamp. I love it. And it doesn't show that this is your first time carving in ages.
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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2014 01:05:48 PM »

very cool!  it will be a fun imprint for the folks who find your letterbox! Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2014 01:53:52 PM »

Simple and pretty. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2014 06:24:04 PM »

Really nice design! It turned out great.
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« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2014 01:00:52 AM »

Thank you!
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« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2014 03:01:17 AM »

Looks so fresh and nice- lovely combination of colour and shape, I love it Smiley
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