Guidelines On Rubber Stamping.
A portable machine held in hand and used for inking is called a rubber stamp. The surface can be a piece of cloth, paper or board . The message conveyed on the stamp can either be permanent or temporal. Rubber stamps are selected considering the job they intend to be used in. Rubber stamps are of different types, and it is advisable to use the best brand. The following are ways to support and achieve the best rubber stamping.
Mostly ink will be used to wet the rubber stamp, the ink should be applied on the patch. Ink flipped on the surface of the stamp will be dependent on the size of the rubber stamp. Press it down on the ink pad in a way such that you will see the entire surface is covered with ink.
A Expected results should be well featured in the mind of the person involved. This will depend on the expected results by the user of the stamp. Before lifting up the rubber stamp from the surface, it should be pressed downwards. This avoids the ink from moving to unintended regions.
Embossing powder must be used in places where stamping is done on paper. Inked parts of the surface need to be sprayed with embossing powder. By flickering a finger at the backside of the surface, any unwanted powder is done away with. In case of extra powder, a dry brush will be highly recommended to have it removed.
The user may not be in a position to afford the readily available materials making him selective hence economical. Any excess embossing powder can be saved for later use . Any extra embossing powder must be recollected after the process. Since the stamping process cannot be repeated, it should be done carefully.
For the ink to stick permanently, heating has to be done. The heating process must be gradual and done at a distance from the source of heat. The item which had initially be rubber-stamped will be saved from been burned. In cases where the heating is done well excellent results will be achieved at the end.
Different rubber stamps are used for varied uses. Knowing how to rubber stamp is mandatory as in life stamping is a must. Apart from the uses, the process of using a rubber stamp does not change. It is important to note that the rubber stamp to use must be well selected for the specific job it will be used in. Consultation has to be done when the user does not know how to use the stamp.