Many of you were here yesterday when I attempted to use an abstract stamp made from polystyrene.
I decided to go a different route today. I have a ton of old wood that can't be used for anything. I considered sanding the pieces after I cut the one longer board, then decided I didn't want to sand, paint, and decorate them, but use them for stamps.
So I grabbed some PVA white glue (because I know those who live in countries other than the US don't get Elmer's)
and glued these adorable little wooden people sent to me recently by my friend Linda who is also the guest artist at Art Journal Journey and Try it on Tuesday for their latest challenges.
I allowed the glue to dry,
then grabbed some metallic copper pigment ink. I applied ink to the little people
You might notice I used the same sheet of 12" X 12" heavy paper I stamped on yesterday.
Although I'm not a very good stamper, I really like the randomness of these "stamps."
I am hoping to make a few ATCs from these, so hope I left enough room between the images.
For Day 4 of 22 leading up to bEARTHday, I cut one piece of scrap wood into four pieces using my miter saw, then added some adorable wooden "little people" gifted me by Linda. Total cost of this project was the glue and the time I spent waiting for the glue to dry.
Thank you for joining me on this voyage. I really appreciate your visits. I would like to add that Day 5's post is T Stands For Tuesday. It will be at it's normal time, which is 4 pm Monday afternoon my time.
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