|Supplies for stamp making!|
|Scoring to join two pieces of clay|
|Adding slip/water to strengthen bond|
diameter. Once the design has been imprinted, I attached one of the smaller coils to the back side to use as a handle.
|Joining two pieces of clay.|
STEP 2: After I rolled out several coils, I took each one and flattened out the ends. For me, it made it easier to carve/imprint the desired texture(s). Once flattened...then comes the fun part!
|Leaf texture carved with sgraffito tool|
STEP 3: Add texture! Carve swirls, press in the ends of brushes to create "bubbles" when the stamp is pressed into clay, hatchmarks, hearts, press clay on the bark of the log and create your own bark texture...possibilities are truly endless!
Once bisque fired, they are ready to use! Have fun, let your mind go, and see what kind of crazy cooky textures you can come up with!!
|All kinds of stamps/textures waiting to be bisque fired!|