Monday, 13 December 2010

Ooooo!


Look what you can do with a bit of perspex and some foam shapes! Research suggests that I should get my hands on sticky-back foam and tiny scissors, but for now contact adhesive and nailscissors will do. It doesn't look like I'll be able to get the kind of detail I could get with a stencil, but maybe I just need to practice cutting. Even with those limitations, though, it looks like a really good way to add colour to linoprints.

14 comments:

Magic Cochin said...

Ooooo! clever!

Do you ink the block with a pad of ink or a roller?

C

Jesse said...

I used a roller and screenprinting ink, but an ink pad would work well.

Heather Moore said...

Ooo, I like!

Seamingly Sarah said...

I love this! Now I know what I can do with all that scrap foam paper I bought to make stamps with my daughter!

emily b said...

I love it! Great idea.

mizu designs said...

What a fab idea!

flowerpress said...

I've been meaning to try this forever!
Isn't the coverage good.
Love the orange too :-)

Pinktulip said...

Very nice. I love any dots on fabric! Another cheap alternative are the bags of pre-cut self-adhesive foam shapes you get in craft shops. Some are not self-adhesive. Or you can use shaped punches to cut perfect shapes from sheets of foam, also at craft shops. Did lots of this when I was doing scrapbooking.

L'Atelier said...

this is amazing!

Sonya Philip said...

I think this is on par with the invention of the Cotton Gin or maybe penicillin. I hear polka dots!

Danya Ristić said...

This pattern/design - and colour - looks great! The slight unevenness of the circles works excellently too. Such fun.

Freshly Found said...

What a lovely idea!

Enterrement de vie de célibataire Paris said...

J'adore... excellent...

Julia

Nancy@OwensOlivia said...

LOVE this! What is Perspex? It seems to only be available in the UK. I'm in the USA. Is there an alternative? I'd love to try this.

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