Wednesday, 14 May 2014

New stamps

I've been busy carving some new stamps. I like stamps with patterns that I can use on their own and also repeating to make a larger overall pattern. The basket-weave and the flower will do that easily.

I also wanted something architectural. This postcard has been sitting on my desk for a couple of weeks:

It's by Avant Card - they distribute free postcards in public places such as cinemas, museums etc. I love the design so used it as a basis for a stamp. I didn't want the image to have a definite end point so tried to make it look as if the column was crumbling a bit and therefore the bottom of it disappears into nothing. I'm quite pleased with how it turned out.


  1. Beautiful! I lòve these. I have been carving is so much fun. Yours are gorgeous!!!

  2. The stamps are terrific! Funny, I just finished posting on my blog about repeating stamps. I love to carve stamps.

  3. What an amazing job. I can't quite get the hang of stamp carving. These are beautiful.


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