Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Painting techniques day 10

Stamping 

This is a large piece of previously "blotted" fabric. I made this years ago in one of Wen Redmonds workshops. I thought this would be a good time to stamp on it.


These two stamps are made from a Styrofoam tray (left) and cardboard (right). They both make excellent stamps.


The stamp on the left is one I carved from a photograph and one on the right is cut from foam core board glued onto foam core board. The stamp on the right I use over and over without washing it off.


I made the roller stamps from rug padding and rubber elastics. The wooden stamp is made with rope attached with matte medium. I get the lint rollers from the dollar store.


I am using Seta-Color which is not liquid but not as thick as ProFab paints. I am also using a round "pouncher" to apply the paints to the stamps. The white fabric on the lower left is to off print with the pouncher.








This is one of my favorite stamps. I love the look of this rug padding.


and the elastics


6 comments:

  1. Beth,
    Love these! I'm intrigued by the cardboard stamp... did you tape something over the ridges, or carve the top layer away to create the pattern? And I must remember to get some adhesive rollers... what a great way to create a fast, easy stamp!

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  2. Yes, I just carefully cut away the top layer of paper on the card board.

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  3. I'm surprised you get any sleep with all these very creative ideas! The examples are wonderful.

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  4. Love the lint rollers! I have also found that toilet paper rolls fit well on paint rollers from the hardware and have usedthem.

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  5. And the really good thing is that anything you use your stamps on will be totally original. Great results.

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