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* stamp carving class

Posted on February 18th, 2017 by maitreya. Filed under Paper Crafts.


I got a couple of stamp carving books for Christmas (Block Print by Andrea Lauren and Making an Impression by Geninne Zlatkis) but hadn’t gotten around to trying it out or buying the relevant tools.  Conveniently, I came across a stamp carving class from Paper + Craft Pantry, which seemed like a good way to get over that activation energy barrier.  The class was taught by Laura Fisk of Fisk and Fern.  She had great energy and the class was really fun and definitely demystified the whole process.

My starter idea was a multi-layer modular plant set.  It’s 4 separate stamps: the plant, the pot, and 2 outlines, and I plan to make additional pots and plants that are interchangeable.  The hardest part is lining everything up, but I think being slightly out of register adds to the charm.

I’d played around with eraser stamp carving before, and the Speedball cutter tool is definitely way better than an X-acto knife.  I think I actually like erasers better than the Speedball rubber, though.  They seem more solid and easier to ink and print evenly.

 

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