ArtiStamps Creators

A Group for all that love and make artistamps. Stories, concepts, special issues, All there is to know

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An artistamp (a portmanteau of the words "artist" and "stamp") or artist's stamp refers to a postage stamp-like artform. It is similar to a Cinderella stamp in that it is not valid for postage, but it differs from a forgery or a bogus stamp in that (typically) the creator has no intent to fool any post office or collector of stamps. (However, depending on how the stamp is used, it may be difficult to distinguish artistamps from local post stamps.) The artistamp is intended to be a miniature artwork which can depict or commemorate any subject its creator chooses.

Discussion Forum


Started by Alexander Limarev. Last reply by Carmen Kennedy Jan 28. 1 Reply

"To perforate or not to perforate? That is the question"

Started by Valentine Mark Herman. Last reply by Ficus strangulensis Sep 23, 2019. 11 Replies

Newbie to Mail Art

Started by The Artful Writer. Last reply by The Artful Writer May 27, 2019. 5 Replies

Site in Germany (Yourstamps)

Started by Sandra Skies Ludwig. Last reply by Jean-Philippe Gilliot Sep 18, 2018. 8 Replies

How do you use an artistamp on mail?

Started by The Fishmonger. Last reply by Azzaro Jul 19, 2018. 13 Replies

Found some great scissors for cutting stamp edges!

Started by Terri Jones. Last reply by Keith Miller May 31, 2018. 7 Replies

Care and maintenance of perforator

Started by A Badger. Last reply by A Badger Oct 31, 2016. 9 Replies

Where to get sheets of dry gum paper

Started by A Badger. Last reply by A Badger Oct 14, 2016. 7 Replies

Two Free Artistamp Resources

Started by Lisa Vollrath Aug 27, 2013. 0 Replies

Help for How to Create Stamps

Started by Rachel Fasig. Last reply by Dorin Cojocariu Dec 22, 2011. 19 Replies

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Comment by Carmen Kennedy on Sunday

Thanks, Adam. The special issue of THE ARTISTAMP REVUE is awesome. I blogged about it here on IUOMA. 

Comment by Carmen Kennedy on June 15, 2020 at 3:55pm

So honored to receive this "Aviatrix" Artistamp from the Crackerjack Kid. Thank you, Mr. Welch.

Comment by Alan Brignull on May 21, 2020 at 2:28pm

An ingenious sheet of 'garden hose on grass' stamps from Adam Roussopoulos. Almost asemic writing?

Comment by William M on May 20, 2020 at 7:58am

Eye stamps. My latest set of completely rubber stamped artistamps.

Comment by Richard Canard on May 19, 2020 at 5:55pm

19.05.20 Dare Ficus S. & William M.,  ....yes, I  do seem to recall hearing about that "cow jumping over the moon" very, very early on--- but I never expected to actually see it. Ms. Diana Hale is an exquisite collagist.  Sin Celery, Richard C.

Comment by William M on May 19, 2020 at 5:44pm

aren't those diana hale collage stamps amazing?! she sent me some awhile back and i was over the moon about them.

Comment by Ficus strangulensis on May 19, 2020 at 5:20pm

And... another artistamp by Diana Hale!

Comment by Ficus strangulensis on May 19, 2020 at 5:19pm

Diana Hale's artistamp which I have humorously dubbed "Mooncow" which google says is a book by Kyle Mewburn

Comment by William M on May 19, 2020 at 3:55pm

cool, i'll let you know when it arrives!

Comment by Michelangelo Mayo on May 19, 2020 at 12:04pm

thanks- I just observed the 40th death anniversary by mastamp to you. king this stamp today. I sent the Florian Schneider today.


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