I know some crafters prefer digi-images and some prefer rubber stamps...digi is good as it is so accessible to everyone with a computer and a printer, and it is a cheaper option too, but I know rubber stamps, particularly clear stamps, are so versatile.
I have this morning had a crash course in learning how to watermark my images, partly through online tutorials and my DH helped me. I have also taken precautions to fully copyright my designs as well...all sounds a bit OTT I know but of course it is important if I'm thinking about selling my designs...it's all a very steep learning curve! I just hope the watermarking doesn't spoil the photos too much for you.
This is my original sketch...again it's not intended to be any particular leaf. Although I have now drawn 3 nature designs, I have actually been doing some other types of designs as well which I will be showing you in due course.
One of my big bug bears when it comes to buying stamps, is that I often want a larger and a smaller image of the same design, so that I can make a card with the larger designs, and maybe a gift tag etc with the smaller design, or maybe even combine the larger and smaller images in the same creation. With digi images of course you can resize the image to your own requirements, but I think I will do 2 different sizes when it comes to making rubber stamps.
My biggest problem is lack of spare time as I currently work full time...but I'm going to have to make time to get this off the ground and will now spend every spare minute working to get this going.
Please do continue to give me your feedback, as it really helps me to know what you like and maybe what you're not so keen on. I know I won't be able to please all of the people all of the time, what appeals to one person may not appeal to another, (I have already been banned from doing cute by a couple of peeps lol), but I hope I will be able to design something for everyone in time!