Lettuce stamp

I carved a lettuce stamp for use in another project.
I find it much easier to carve out the lines and leave the body than vice versa.

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I love it! I agree that it’s so much easier to carve out lines than think about carving out the opposite. It’s like drawing backwards when you have to do it the other way. :slight_smile:
This is adorable!!!

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And then your leaves can be green w/o extra coloring! :grin:

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I have no doubt you’ll get lots of use out of this, haha. It came out great!

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So cute! Add me to the Chorus of Agreement - I find it both mentally and physically easier to cut away the lines.

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That is such a fantastic idea. I wish I would have done that for my stamp. My brain just doesn’t work like that. I am going to try to attempt it on a stamp though. You’ve inspired me with how awesome this one turned out.

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I never really thought about it but I think my brain works more like yours…probably why I am really bad at anything 3-D…like clay…I can’t seem to “see”…but like you, I am going to give it a try…cut away the lines seems easier than cutting away like a sculpture…lol

Love the lettuce, @geekgirl…and yes, lots of uses for this one…

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I don’t think it would work for everything but for small stamps where you don’t mind it all being the same color it works pretty good!

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Turned out great! What did you use for the carving?

I used a speedball carving tool.

This is great! :grinning:

I like to color with water soluble markers to get different colors on a stamp. It gives a water color like appearance.

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Yes, I agree on the line carving.

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This is great! love that handcarved texture!