Thursday, January 10, 2013
This is the same rose stamp that I used in this post.
When I first got it (in my post-Christmas bargain trolley-dash) I coloured directly onto the stamp with markers, because it's a solid image. I tried several colour combos, the first of which was two shades of pale yellow. But they didn't stand out enough, so I moved on to peaches, pinks and reds. But I didn't want to throw away the yellow version until I'd had a think about it. So I thunk, and decided that I would draw a fine outline around it to highlight the areas. But that didn't look too good, so I kept on with the pen, over-scribbling the original lines I'd drawn. I quite like how it's ended up.
As a reminder, here's what it looks like (in the various colour combos, and complete with spritzed droplets) when using the direct to stamp technique.
So I shall be looking at all of my solid image stamps in a different light now. Try it.
Anyway, I'm entering the yellow version into a new (for me) challenge, Addicted to Stamps and More (with a name like that, I should have been in from Day One). The theme is NATURE.
Stamps are Penny Black 2815K The Look of Love, sentiment is from 30-105 Gratitude.
The fineliner I used was a Staedtler Pigment Liner 0.05.