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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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Help for How to Create Stamps

Started by Rachel Fasig. Last reply by Heather Wilkie (paganfrog) Aug 20. 23 Replies

Call

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

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Comment by William M on Friday

thanks ann!

Comment by Ann Golden on Friday

Love the double stamped. just pulled up my old tools and blocks. 

Comment by William M on Friday

My latest rubber(eraser) stamped artistamps.

Comment by Ana Kawajiri on November 10, 2020 at 2:01pm
Comment by Graciela Sarabia on October 29, 2020 at 12:36am

Wow very inspiring artistamps in this group! I am getting tired of my old set, made up these new sheets

Comment by Mikel Untzilla on October 25, 2020 at 6:14pm
Comment by William M on August 30, 2020 at 6:18pm

well, it is nearly the middle of ghost month when the gates of hell are open wide.

Comment by Ficus strangulensis on August 30, 2020 at 5:48pm

Ooooooh! Come on Halloween!

Comment by William M on August 30, 2020 at 5:34pm

My latest rubber stamped artistamps.

Comment by Amanda on August 26, 2020 at 12:42am

Ha love these!

 

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