I’m back again, as promised, to show you some fun eraser carvings I experimented with then using them for rubber stamps.
I started out with a “magic rub” eraser, linoleum cutters (handles made with polymer clay) and some micro carving tools.
Hold your cutters with a steady hand and begin to slowly cut designs in your eraser. To make circles or spirals, turn the eraser in your opposite hand, not your cutter. You can see some of the simple designs I made.
Safety note: Keep your hands away from the front of the cutter as you move it; you don’t want to hit your fingers if you slip.
Once you make your designs, stamp it into an ink pad and start making art. I did use a purple ink pad, but I am showing the black pad.
You could also draw a design with pen/marker and cut around it or into the lines, depending you whether you want a positive or negative image. You can carve tiny weenie images on the tip of an pencil eraser too. How cut would that be in a journal?
I know this is very basic, but I hope you get the idea. I found a couple of good videos for you to see what I’m speaking of. Someday, I will do the video thing too.. oh someday.
Ok, that’s it for now.. thanks for stopping by.
Next up: Playing with Golden products…