Thursday, October 04, 2012


Moth Stamps
White moths
I got carried away carving yesterday.
Love the white ink against that gorgeous deep blue
handmade paper I bought at our local art supply shop.
It reminds me of Japanese indigo shibori fabric.

40 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Lisa Flowers Ross said...

It's lovely on that blue.

10/04/2012 8:47 AM  
Blogger Seonaid Thompson said...

Very pretty! The stamp itself looks lovely too.

10/04/2012 8:57 AM  
Blogger Bubbles said...

I love this and after seeing all your amazing stamps its tempted me into buying some tools myself to have ago. I just hope one day I'll be making amazing stamps like you :) (one can dream anyway)

10/04/2012 9:27 AM  
Blogger Sera said...

Stunning! Wow, the contrast and the intensity of that blue.. can't wait to see where this goes! :)

10/04/2012 9:53 AM  
Blogger Meg said...

This looks beautiful! Can you please tell me what kind of white ink you use?

10/04/2012 9:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It is beautiful . I havé receive your book and it like you are not that far.
I will bye the equipment this week end and very soon I will
Try something.
Thank so much ,you give me hours of pleasure.
Francine from Montreal.

10/04/2012 9:58 AM  
Blogger Kristi Bowman said...

Are you carving on erasers? I can't find nice bit chunky erasers like that, I love them. Such pretty butterflies!

10/04/2012 10:31 AM  
Blogger Little Dotty Bird said...

that looks so beautiful and it would make the most lovely fabric print! :)

10/04/2012 10:35 AM  
Blogger jennycute said...

This is breathtaking!

10/04/2012 10:41 AM  
Anonymous elizabeth said...

I love the look of the white ink on that lovely deep blue background. I found some white pens at a local shop that produces a similar look but I like the idea of ink which would work better for stamping applications. May I ask what brand ink you are using here?

10/04/2012 11:21 AM  
Blogger AgueroSandra said...

me encanta muy bello para estampar las mariposas quedan muy lindas siempre y en toda ocasión besitos.

10/04/2012 11:39 AM  
Blogger Petra van Berkum said...

oh, that´s beautiful!

10/04/2012 11:59 AM  
Blogger HollyM said...

It is beautiful on the blue! I've added your book to my wish list by the way. It looks good!

10/04/2012 12:21 PM  
Blogger Victoria Stitch said...

yes that blue is mesmerising- looks like its been dipped in a whole pot of deep blue ink! The butterflies look wonderful on it.

10/04/2012 12:28 PM  
Blogger ISA said...

esta muy lindo!
una consulta, su libro de tallado solo esta en ingles?, lo quiero comprar pero si saldrá una versión en español, es mejor esperar?
soy de Chile, después de una gran búsqueda pude encontrar las gubias para linóleo (speedball), ahora lo que no hay por acá son los bloques para tallar, así que practico en pequeñas gomas. gracias!!

10/04/2012 12:57 PM  
Blogger Julie Clay Illustration said...

That blue is indeed wonderfully deep, love the moths,they suit the dark blue, night time critters :)

10/04/2012 1:23 PM  
Blogger amancay smith said...

sos una genia!!!! son hermosos todos tus trabajos!! me encantan!!

10/04/2012 3:08 PM  
Blogger Dianne said...

Wow! Love the moths, the deep blue paper and white ink... the combo is amazing! I just bought some white pigment ink. I'm hoping I can use it with my paintings.

10/04/2012 3:11 PM  
Blogger My Little Corner said...


10/04/2012 3:59 PM  
Anonymous Aimee said...

beautiful night time moths! Today I bought a block to carve in anticipation of receiving your book, hopefully tomorrow!

10/04/2012 5:02 PM  
Blogger Cigale said...

Hi Geninne, Today I already received your marvellous book (I live in the Netherlands). I am so glad with it. It even exceeds my expectations (those were already high...)! Thank you for creating it. I am very inspired by your designs and I will make a start by carving eraser stamps. Here in the Netherlands it is difficult to obtain carving blocks. On the internet prices for shipping are often higher than a block itself......So I will have to obtain some skills on eraser stamps before beginning with some more serious work.
Thanks again.

10/05/2012 2:16 AM  
Anonymous Lisa said...

When I see those stamps, I think "I am really going to have to buy her book"! Amazing and beautiful.

10/05/2012 7:10 AM  
Anonymous paola said...

marvelous !!!!
With two friends of mine, I have ordered our book!

10/05/2012 7:10 AM  
Blogger bethania said...

Geninne, I am an old fan of your work/ talents. And also a proud owner of many birds...
My husband is going to Mexico next week (we live in Chile now) and I wonder if it is possible to buy the blocks for carving in Mexico. I can't find them here in Chile.
Thank you for always sharing your gorgeous work and giving us the illusion that it is so easy.
I particularly adore your photos. You're such a multitask artist. Congrats, dear.

10/05/2012 7:34 AM  
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10/05/2012 9:13 AM  
Anonymous Designers Design said...

Its looking lovely on blue and yes resembles of Japan's graphics art

10/05/2012 1:21 PM  
Blogger nicole said...

The first thing I thought of when I saw this was Japanese indigo fabric. So pretty.

Btw, I'm thinking of getting a moth tattoo because they love wool just as much as I do...

10/05/2012 3:25 PM  
Blogger Miriam said...

Beautiful!! I love your moths!

10/06/2012 12:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm wondering where you purchased such THICK carving material? What I have found at Michael's (and used) is at least half that thick. Lovely new stamps! Lynn

10/06/2012 5:22 PM  
Anonymous Lorelei Lane said...

Gorgeous! Indigo shibori fabric is what I thought, too. This would make a beautiful table runner with blue & white oriental pottery. Will we see this in your etsy store?

10/07/2012 9:37 AM  
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10/10/2012 12:16 AM  
Blogger Jesse Lu Bain said...

Love these stamps... how beautiful in that white ink on the indigo paper.

10/10/2012 5:17 PM  
Blogger PetraB said...

Oh, this is a marvellous stamp! I now received your book in the post today and it is BRILLIANT. So much inspirations and thank you for sharing all the tips and tricks. Now off to start with the drawings! Have a lovely Sunday. Petra.

10/13/2012 3:44 PM  
Blogger Ellen V said...

Hi Geninne - I just got your fabulous book and am inspired to try stamp carving. Do you have an online surce for the carving rubber?

10/13/2012 4:16 PM  
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