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

How do you use an artistamp on mail?

Started by The Fishmonger. Last reply by Eraser Heed Sep 23, 2013. 8 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

2 Artistamp series was created for today - 1 APRIL 2009

Started by Konstantin Kalendaroff. Last reply by Larry Vienneau Dec 12, 2009. 3 Replies

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Comment by Guido Vermeulen on June 11, 2014 at 5:30pm

Splendid sheets from Theo Nelson, Canada

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on June 11, 2014 at 5:29pm

From Edna Toffoli, Brasil

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on May 30, 2014 at 2:39pm

From Roland Hallbritter, Germany

Comment by Claudia Garcia on May 28, 2014 at 9:09pm

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on May 28, 2014 at 2:59pm

From Otto Sherman, USA

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on May 22, 2014 at 1:58pm

artistamps from Rosanna Veronesi, Italy

Comment by Visual Mom on May 20, 2014 at 1:56am

Comment by yves maraux on May 10, 2014 at 10:10pm

2 Mars 2014 Congrès philatélique de Damparis...les médaillés du GPS (Groupement philatélique Solvay) devant la robe réalisée par A West avec des timbres

Comment by ginny lloyd on May 3, 2014 at 6:34pm

The Gina Lotta Post Artistamp Museum just released Vol 4 of the catalog series. In this issue some software updates were realized and made an improvement by separating each blog post. While still not perfect, this issue continues to showcase artistamp works and exhibition documentation. (Send your photos and videos of your artistamp exhibits, events, etc. for inclusion.)

Only for the month of May all volumes of the downloadable version of the catalog are FREE!!!! Tell your family and friends where they can see your work.

Thank you for your support, Ginny

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on May 2, 2014 at 8:45pm

Received from Vittore Baroni, Italy


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