Any demand for a hotstamp tutorial?

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Would you give an in-flip about a stamp tutorial?

Yes - I need the secrets that will win me the next Gateway contest
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No - I love clipart, big blocky sans serif fonts, pixelation, and painfully uniform line widths
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Postby disctribution » Sat Jul 05, 2008 8:00 pm

Just in case anyone wants to design and then stamp their own discs......and they have $1200

http://cgi.ebay.com/HALLENBECK-1200-HOT ... 18Q2el1247
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Postby AciDBatH666 » Sat Jul 05, 2008 8:26 pm

Stamping? WTF?
You can do this on your own without expensive machines? Forgive me, I know NOTHING about stamps. But wow.. that would be an awesome idea if it's somehow doable in my own house with some tools.
I'm game. :)
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Postby Leopard » Sat Jul 05, 2008 9:18 pm

heh... it's as doable as a prison tattoo ;)

it requires the expensive machinery that each disc manufacturer has. my tutorial would only be about designing for hotstamps.

or if you want the prison tattoo style, get some silver leaf or gold leaf, heat up some shaped metal, and have at it. theoretically, you could take a design to a laser engraver, get an etched-metal copy of it, put it on the stove, and then press it against a disc covered in silver leaf.
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Postby RS39 » Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:55 am

I can put my artist bud to work, since he plays too.

What I'd REALLY love is an outlet to get them made, since I have a few discs where I love the translucent plastic feel/flight, but hate finding the things in shade. A metallic reflective 4" design would be most handy, since a 3M reflexite tape addition is not rules legal or stylish..
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Postby black udder » Fri Sep 26, 2008 11:03 pm

I'd like to hear all about the process...how you design, tips, suggestions for stamp design. Then what you do once you have a design... how do you get them stamped by one of the manufacturers... etc. The whole process (since I've never done it).
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Postby Leopard » Sat Sep 27, 2008 10:13 am

yeah, i started typing up a bunch of stuff a while back. i've just been really busy.

haven't given up though :)

good idea, udder... the stuff about once it goes to the manufacturer.
also i might have a stamp machine to play with soon :D
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