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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

Where to get sheets of dry gum paper

Started by A Badger. Last reply by Michael French Apr 27. 8 Replies

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

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Comment by Samuel Montalvetti on December 18, 2008 at 9:28pm

Comment by Dale Roberts on December 14, 2008 at 5:27am


IAP 2008 edition via Anna Banana
Comment by Gik Juri on December 11, 2008 at 9:15pm

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.
 

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