Thursday, September 18, 2008

Inchies: 1X1 Art (Sorry dial-uppers!)

I made these inchies for a swap quite awhile back. Inchies are a great way to indulge in short bursts of creativity. I hadn't heard of this until the Inchies Swap was posted, but I was hooked instantly. The swap gallery has many more examples.

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I started by collaging a sheet of heavy watercolor paper:

Close ups:

Here are the pieces I sent into the wild:

The back, just for fun:

And some of my favorites, selfishly kept for myself:

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Quick Pic - Quill Stamp

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

Snail Stamp Revamp

This stamp was riddled with inconsistencies and confusion, so I simplified it a bit.



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Fruity Stamp Soldered Pendant

This is a reversible soldered pendant; one side has a guava stamp, and on the other side, a papaya stamp.

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Thursday, September 11, 2008

One Out of Three = Success

Tonight my stamp carving was too anxious to achieve much success, but I was happy with this sacred heart with scroll:

I also churned out two botched stamps, including a pill that could just as easily be a cigarette butt or toy bullet, and a bird with the worst kind of angles.

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Monday, September 8, 2008

Quick Pic - Cupcake Screen Print

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Mini Stamp Extravaganza

When I found my stamp supplies frighteningly low, I was overwhelmed by the urge to make use of all of my scrap material.

Here's the lot together:


  • Spoon
  • Camera
  • Random Creature (Yeti Astronaut, maybe?)
  • Button
  • Corndog (almost as tasty as the real thing!)
  • House
  • Tree
  • Round Leaves
  • Triangle Leaves

How the neighborhood stamps go together (maybe this needs to be a series?)

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Monday, September 1, 2008

Devastated Dragon

While looking through old notebooks, I found this quick sad dragon watercolor. He brings up some great emotions in me.

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