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Re: Rubber Stamps

> From: Andy Davidson <andrew.davidson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Rubber Stamps
> Date: Saturday, August 01, 1998 9:17 PM
> I'm looking into other ideas for this too - possibly a lino cut
> or a letterpress relief pate?

printing the lino on a etching press would also make a sound print of the
lino, and add that handmade look
> A further possibly is the use of embossing metallic stamping -
> rubber stamp the glue, sprinkle on the metallic embossing
> powder, remove the excess, then finish & seal it with a heat
> gun.

This could be done either with the rubber or lino, after the ink has dried
use an "embossing Pen" (sold at rubber stamp stores) holds a clear
producted, draw over the inked lines you wish to emboss with metallic
powder, heat, and set.

> I'm now wondering if a rubber stamping an image of the size
> above is just not possible?

Past suggestions are very good, and worth a try, and on the other had, you
may chose to make a small version of the rubber stamp image (or lino) by a
rubberstamp company, the artist may want to give away the smaller rubber
stamp as a promo item!

 Dennis Jordan
Artist / Printmaker
Gig Harbor, WA

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