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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.

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Could anyone exchange my artworks for your Artistamps ? 4 Replies

Started by Kiki. Last reply by Kiki Dec 31, 2023.

Artistamp xchange 1 Reply

Started by JAC MAIL. Last reply by Sarah Roe Jul 13, 2023.

Call 2 Replies

Started by Alexander Limarev. Last reply by Juan Petry Jan 5, 2023.

Found some great scissors for cutting stamp edges! 10 Replies

Started by Terri Jones. Last reply by General Correspondence Oct 2, 2022.

Help for How to Create Stamps 25 Replies

Started by Rachel Fasig. Last reply by Oscar Yeats Mar 3, 2022.

Site in Germany (Yourstamps) 9 Replies

Started by Sandra Skies Ludwig. Last reply by Paul Wilkinson Aug 15, 2021.

Where to get sheets of dry gum paper 8 Replies

Started by A Badger. Last reply by Michael French Apr 27, 2021.

love all those invented stamps !!!

Started by Ifé Niklaus Dec 24, 2020.

"To perforate or not to perforate? That is the question" 11 Replies

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

Newbie to Mail Art 5 Replies

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

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Comment by Gik Juri on December 11, 2008 at 8:15pm

Comment by Gik Juri on December 11, 2008 at 8:06pm

Comment by Ashazart on December 11, 2008 at 3:37pm


Commemorating my roommate
Comment by Ashazart on December 11, 2008 at 3:36pm


collaged artistamps
Comment by Ruud Janssen on December 10, 2008 at 6:22am


Artistamps made in 1983. Based on a rubbetstamp I made the same year, Ruud Janssen
Comment by Greg Gambone on December 9, 2008 at 11:20pm


Simple stamp to commemorate one of the best moments of my life.
Comment by Ruud Janssen on December 5, 2008 at 6:40pm

Comment by Ruud Janssen on November 27, 2008 at 6:50pm


Artistamps by Darlene Altschul (USA) with as basis one of my works.
Comment by Lancillotto Bellini on November 27, 2008 at 1:39pm

Comment by Lancillotto Bellini on November 27, 2008 at 1:26pm

 

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