|Modern Sunflower by Velásquez©2012|
A happy design accident happened as I carved a floral stamp with my favorite five petal motif. I wanted a permanent stamp of the flower found on my marketing pieces.
As I carved and then cut away the edges, the grooves on the stamp intrigued me.
I thought they would make a cool design. I took my ink and paints out and decided to see what I could make with the off cuts. I was pleasantly surprised.
I created the Modern Sunflower pictured above.
Now when I carve I plan to file the off cuts for future design fun as opposed to throwing them away.
The start of the Modern Sunflower with some off cuts.
Some of the grooves I found intriguing.
More mark making with off cuts. This is quite a sweet little flower, don't you think?
Made from scraps! Love that.
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