Not so long ago, many routine transactions involved a rubber stamp. Just checking out a library book required 2 (and checking out 10 books required 20).
While the rubber stamp is less common today, they have not vanished. And some stamp makers are finding inspriation from the California condor. This post shows 3 examples.
The handles of rubber stamps often show what you will get by using the stamp:
That nice wood handle is from a stamp by “RubberHedgeHog”. This is the image that I produced with the stamp:
From stamp maker Nicole Strasburg, here is another handle and resulting image:
My favorite of the 3 that I have gathered is by “Mostly Animals”. I took this image before using the stamp:
All the beautiful detail comes through nicely when the stamp is applied to ink and then paper:
If you find other examples of rubber stamps of the California condor, please let me know by making contact.