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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 Amanda Becerra Jan 26. 24 Replies

love all those invented stamps !!!

Started by Ifé Niklaus Dec 24, 2020. 0 Replies

Call

Started by Alexander Limarev. Last reply by Carmen Kennedy Jan 28, 2020. 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

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Comment by Mikel Untzilla on January 12, 2021 at 9:47pm

Pascal Lenoir 201231

Comment by Adam Roussopoulos on January 1, 2021 at 6:43pm

Working on a series of stamps/art book. Only showing 1 for now. They will surely be heading your way soon Bradford!

Comment by Jenn Miltenberger on December 29, 2020 at 11:50pm

Love these, Jean. 

Comment by Amanda on December 29, 2020 at 10:45pm

Jean these are great

Comment by William M on December 29, 2020 at 9:34am

excellent jean!

Comment by Ann Golden on December 29, 2020 at 12:26am

Love,love, love those bad girls.....Almost ready to post an envelope to you. 

Comment by Jean Jackson on December 28, 2020 at 11:22pm

New Year's resolution?

Comment by William M on December 28, 2020 at 3:40pm

yes, fingers crossed. i read today that the number of flights from the uk have been halved. maybe mail will still be able to arrive but outgoing mail will be suspended(i can receive mail from canada and australia but i cannot mail to those countries).

Comment by Mel Anie on December 28, 2020 at 1:47pm

Thanks William M for letting me know. No updates here from Royal Mail since 23 Dec! It's possible mine got out before these suspensions. Fingers crossed and here's hope for a better future.

Comment by William M on December 28, 2020 at 1:38pm

ah, cool! but last i heard mail from and to the uk from taiwan has been suspended. it just went into effect today. hopefully what you sent has managed to make it out before this went into effect. i'll send something to you once i am able to mail to the uk again.

 

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