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Today I started working on this week’s Improv book. I know that the theme will center around the ginkgo tree, but I’m not sure what the text will be yet. I created a Pinterest board to document my inspirations thus far.

My first idea was to try some cut paper work, but I printed out my image too small and the detail was too fine – the paper tore while I worked.

Cut paper Gingko leaf

I’m not abandoning the idea completely though – I might try working a bit larger to see if I can get the detail. I then moved on to carving a rubber stamp of a ginkgo leaf.

Sheet of rubber and gingko leaf clip art

Gingko leaf carved rubber stamp

Gingko leaf carved rubber stamp

I’m thrilled with how the stamp turned out, but I’m not sure how I’ll use it yet. I guess it’s all part of the fun of the Improv. I just plug away at any ideas that pop into my head and then eventually, something gels.

You’ll just have to wait until Saturday to see the completed Jello!

2 Responses to “Worktable Wednesday”

By Lucinda - 10 January 2014 Reply

That is a gorgeous stamp!

By Elissa - 10 January 2014 Reply

Lucinda –

Thanks! I love carving stamps.

Elissa

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