Today I needed to play. I needed to play with my art supplies. So what better way to motivate myself then with Michelle Ward’s Crusade No. 18
Last week I ordered rubber to carve into a stamp. So here was/is my attempt using an image
of an old church door in France. It was fun scanning the picture and then turning it into a black and white image which I could transfer to the rubber. I first coated the rubber with white acrylic paint and laid the photo copy ink side down on the rubber. I did use a hair dryer to speed up the drying time. Then put it under water and rubbed the paper
off and the ink stayed on the
rubber. My carving skills are not refined and I found it difficult to keep my edges smooth and the details were very hard but I also was not very patient as I wanted to see the finished project . I got confused
as to what i wanted to cut out and what I wanted to keep. After this endeavor I attempted a smaller stamp. I carved a daffodil
The quote on this page is from the Dance of the Dissident Daughter by Sue Monk Kidd Connectedness is intrinsic in female life, and certainly when we envision the Divine as female we release a new and unique emphasis on relationship.