Eraser Stamp Experiment

The original sketch:


First stamp:


First stamp refined:


Sketch for second stamp, with pencil indicating changes I wanted to make:


Second stamp, which I made by printing the first stamp onto a fresh eraser as a guide. Do you see my error?


Second stamp, finished. There will be another iteration of this, less incompetently executed, I hope.

The actual size of the stamp is about 1″ x 1.5″, the ink is Japanese stamping paste. The fish is a coelacanth, inspired by a set of pen & ink drawings I did a couple of years ago based on the idea of a tutelary genius.

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