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clayfaery
« on: June 06, 2006 07:23:27 AM »

I hope this is the right place for these.
 I love to carve my own stamps! If you've never tried it you should it's fun and fairly easy.
This is one I carved last night.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v703/androidlusts/hamsterstamp.jpg
and here's a quick pic of my handcarved collection
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v703/androidlusts/handcarved.jpg

If anyone wants I'm more than willing to write a quick little tutorial?
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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2006 07:28:45 AM »

Very cool! I'd love to know how you made them  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2006 07:39:54 AM »

all really cute! what did you use to make those?
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« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2006 07:40:58 AM »

I'm interested in a tute Smiley those are really neat
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« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2006 07:50:51 AM »

Clayfaery,

I would certainly LOVE to know how you made these! They are awesome! The two bottom ones in your collection look so intricate and amazing! You should totally post a tute!!!

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« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2006 07:51:26 AM »

Tute? Yes!  I remember doing this way back in junior high many years ago.  I forget how we did it.  I remember something about white erasers.
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« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2006 08:00:31 AM »

I'd love a tutorial!
Is it difficult to make?
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« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2006 08:08:35 AM »

These are great, I would love a tut
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« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2006 08:13:08 AM »

those are so nice. I too would love a tute. I like them all, but especially the flower one on the bottom.
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clayfaery
« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2006 09:15:44 AM »

here's a quick tutorial

what you need:
image you want to carve

Linoleum cutters  http://www.dickblick.com/zz402/03/  You can find them in Micheals in the fine are section somewere near the calligraphy stuff

Artist Carving Block {rubber}  I prefer to use Steadtler as it doesn't crumble and the blades cut it like butter! Again you can find it here http://www.dickblick.com/zz404/00/


Step one- transfer or draw the image you want to carve onto the rubber. To transfer an image I use carbon paper and then go over it with an ink pen

step 2- depending on the detail of the image, I usually cut out the background first . So with this stamp I used my largest blade and cut around the image

when carving go lightly that way you have more control over how much the blade cuts.

Step 3- to do the detail work I switch to a smaller blade


step 4- carve out the inside ,leaving the line you marked, I usually leave a little extra ,giving the finished image a bit thicker lines  Tada!


ink the stamp like any other stamp and see how it looks . If you see places you missed just carve the out and go!


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