I came across a old teacher's rubber stamp that when new said "good work" With time and I imagine a lot of use (at least I hope a lot of use, haha) It is in pretty rough condition now. When i pressed it for the first time, to my surprise it seemed to read "good world" with a smiley face that seems to be deteriorating. If you've seen my samps before, you know I can get political with them. Not intending to go in that direction with this, It sure feels incredibly prevalent, and though it may have been accidental speaks volumes to the extreme chaos that we are engulfed in on a daily basis. I started making these as a fun goofy stamp. I finish them feeling uneasy once again.

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Comment by Debra Mulnick on September 10, 2019 at 6:30pm

Thanks for sharing this find.  I love the accidental discovery and ambiguous interpretation.

As Robin said below.....it's a "gooooey" world.

Comment by Carmen Kennedy on September 9, 2019 at 5:33pm

Awesome work, Adam!

Comment by Robin Jeree on September 9, 2019 at 2:09am

Yes. It's also a gooo world out there, very gooey.

Comment by Mary Anne on September 8, 2019 at 10:44pm

I'm looking forward to finding one of these on my mail one day . . .

Comment by William M on September 8, 2019 at 6:39pm

very cool. of course i read them as good world too!

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