Thanks for popping in. I’m all set for tomorrow’s Mixed Media Shows on TV, and this time we have designed a collection of what I consider to be fabulously arty stamps.
I was showing Paul what I had come up with demowise, and he said “Cor. They look as though they’ve been printed on textile. Then we’ve hit the spot! Because that was exactly what I was aiming for: bold, almost naive prints which look like block prints, cut out of wood.
For me, these are in the same family as the lino-cut stamps. A bit raw, a bit edgy, and very arty. After 30 years of designing and manufacturing stamps, I am enjoying bridging the gap between craft and art with what we make and do. Wait till you see them in action! So cool!!
Stencils to match….
Here’s a gallery of artsamples created by the ever clever Clarity Team. Packed with ideas and inspiration.
The shows are at 9am and 1pm. I’ve been looking into what one needs to print on fabric. There’s a special medium that you add to acrylic paint so that it sticks to the fabric better. Guess what it’s called…yep. Fabric Medium. Or? Yep. Textil Medium. Baffling, innit. So now i‘ve got another thing to experiment. I can see these designs on tote bags.
Anyway, in other happy news, the winner of this week’s Blog candy is..
A £20 Clarity Gift Voucher will be heading to Claire S as soon as she tells us where to send it! Please PM me, or call Jeannine on 01732 868215.
Enjoy the sunshine!
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