Saturday, June 11, 2011


 As I mentioned yesterday, I bought a couple of sheets of kozuke paper from The Paper Place. I cut one sheet lengthwise (about 36 inches long) to create a panel and stamped it with one of my rubber stamps created for my line at Stampington. I let it sit for a while, to make sure the ink was completely dry, then I scrunched it up thoroughly and smoothed it out -- it almost felt like fabric. At the top I stitched in down and inserted a twig (I didn't have a dowel). Result: a panel for a window or the wall, or a space divider.

I also tried using the whole sheet of paper. I used black gouache, really testing the paper, and it worked really well with no paint penetrating the back of the sheet.

Be good to your friends -- Kevin Bacon.


  1. I have been roaming around your are sooo very talented......I love your art!!!!

  2. Very, very cool. Looks like it has wonderful properties, too!
    You will be having lots of fun!

  3. What a wonderful idea for your fabulous stamps. Thanks Colette. This is something I want to try.


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