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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

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

Site in Germany (Yourstamps)

Started by Sandra Skies Ludwig. Last reply by Bradford Sep 14, 2015. 6 Replies

How do you use an artistamp on mail?

Started by The Fishmonger. Last reply by Eunice Probert Jun 9, 2015. 11 Replies

Two Free Artistamp Resources

Started by Lisa Vollrath Aug 27, 2013. 0 Replies

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

Started by Valentine Mark Herman. Last reply by ginny lloyd Aug 11, 2013. 10 Replies

Help for How to Create Stamps

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

Help needed....

Started by Scott Thomson. Last reply by Carla Cryptic Jun 20, 2011. 3 Replies

Terra Candella

Started by Dawn Redwood. Last reply by Ruud Janssen Feb 6, 2011. 8 Replies

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Comment by Ficus strangulensis on November 14, 2016 at 6:01pm

Hi, Jay

Love y'r stamps and they raise a question in my mind. When does an artistamp stray into the counterfeit classification. Meanwhile... I'll google this one.

YOB-f

Comment by Jay Block on November 14, 2016 at 5:23pm

Comment by A.Hennig on October 25, 2016 at 11:28am

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Comment by A.Hennig on October 22, 2016 at 4:19pm

...and some for upcoming season.....

Comment by A.Hennig on October 22, 2016 at 4:18pm

Comment by A.Hennig on October 22, 2016 at 3:45pm

....some  "ripped Cow" stamps....

Comment by A.Hennig on October 22, 2016 at 3:44pm

Comment by Borderline Grafix on June 7, 2016 at 9:00pm

Fractal Art

Comment by Jan Hodgman on May 19, 2016 at 3:22am

My address is on My Page under Jan Hodgman. Thanks!

 

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