For this lesson we had to use a doodle or part of it and make a stamp. I've not got any of the Artist's carving block Susan recommended, it's a bit expensive to use just for experimenting with but I must get some to have in for proper work. Anyway I used a piece of garden kneeling pad to make my stamp.
I used lino cutting tools but it didn't cut cleanly, but it will do for a practice one. I've got some 2 x 6 cm rubbers that I think I'll have a go with. They'll only make small stamps but I should be able to get something out of them. Anyway this is what the finished stamp looks like when stamped on to a piece of white cotton with fabric paint.
Some ideas stew for quite a while! - (Above: Detail of *In Box CCLXXXIII*. Click on any image in this blog post to enlarge.) Many people know that my entire "In Box" series was inspired by...
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