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Old 09-22-2011, 07:15 AM   #2591
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Originally Posted by danac View Post
I agree wholeheartedly. With any medium I watch and learn from as many different teachers and styles as I possibly can then work out a process that is pleasing and fun for me. If a particular technique is frustrating for me to use and I don't like the results then what's the point?
Part of my frustration with coloring small details on stamps is going slightly over the black line. For me the OMS helps those black lines pop back out. It seems to happen to me no matter how careful I am. I've tried relining the stamp when I am done and I don't like the way that looks either. Any suggestions?
I have that problem sometimes too, and use an electric eraser that eliminates most of the unwanted marks. Then a friend suggested I take some pastel chalk and lightly dust the outside edges. I often use blue as it appears kind of like a bit of sky. I've attached one so you can see if it is an idea that appeals to you.
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