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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 Gik Juri on December 11, 2008 at 9:06pm

Comment by Ashazart on December 11, 2008 at 4:37pm


Commemorating my roommate
Comment by Ashazart on December 11, 2008 at 4:36pm


collaged artistamps
Comment by Ruud Janssen on December 10, 2008 at 7:22am


Artistamps made in 1983. Based on a rubbetstamp I made the same year, Ruud Janssen
Comment by Greg Gambone on December 10, 2008 at 12:20am


Simple stamp to commemorate one of the best moments of my life.
Comment by Ruud Janssen on December 5, 2008 at 7:40pm

Comment by Ruud Janssen on November 27, 2008 at 7:50pm


Artistamps by Darlene Altschul (USA) with as basis one of my works.
Comment by Lancillotto Bellini on November 27, 2008 at 2:39pm

Comment by Lancillotto Bellini on November 27, 2008 at 2:26pm

Comment by Ruud Janssen on November 27, 2008 at 7:52am

Design by Thomas Kerr. Printer by the StickerDude in New York. With many thanks from all IUOMA-members!
 

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