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To be or not to be.......

I've been making an effort to tidy up all my image folders of late and today I tackled my "stamp" folders. I used to design for a stamp company, which basically meant creating a whole heap of designs and sending them off - they would then choose which images they wanted. Inevitably my least favourites would be picked and the ones I loved wouldn't. Sigh. I haven't done it for a few years now - far more satisfying to draw what I want for my own enjoyment.

So, here are a few of my favourite "rejects". Due to the process involved in creating the stamps, they're fairly minimalist outline drawings with no shading.




Hope your day is wonderful!
hx

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  1. They are lovely! I would have to say the poppy is my favorite. Thank you for sharing : )

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    1. Thanks Cathy :) I love drawing poppy pods. h

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  2. Absolutely love the top one, gorgeous. Also like the Poppies and I think the leaves are great also Gum leaves?

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    1. Thanks, Cass. Yes, the leaves are gum leaves - definitely a favourite theme of mine :) h

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  3. wow... these r so gorgeous.. they would make awesome stamps.. thanks for sharing

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  4. Thanks so much for these Helen! They're all gorgeous!

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  5. Aaaaaaaaaahhhhhh, they are soooo relaxing and soothing to look at; I found myself breathing deeply as they flowed over into my soul. Thank you for sharing them with us Helen. The leaves look as though a little puff of wind just picked them up into a little dance of delight.

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    1. Thanks, Dudley :) I do like those gum leaves - I might have to "reimagine" them in another drawing soon. h

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  6. Goodness, Helen, these are beautiful. I usually purchase digital images for my card stamping since there is no storage issue. Have you considered selling these beautiful images this way?

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    1. Hi Jean. Thank you. I hadn't thought of selling digital stamp images - maybe one day when I have more time :) h

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  7. Boy I would have loved the 1st and bottom ones as stamps... have a great day

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  8. If you do consider selling the digital images I would be interested as well, they are stunning.

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    1. Thanks, Gina. Maybe one day - it's definitely worth thinking about. Right now I'm struggling to keep up with the school/farm/art/home mix :) h

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  9. Beautiful. As always. God Bless.

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