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Artistamps (Full Price)

artists' stamps



This course takes place Tuesday 8th - Thursday 10th August 2017 at the Bower Ashton Studios, UWE Bristol, UK BS3 2JT.

All materials, teas/coffees and lunch are included in the price


Detailed Description

Artiststamps, or artists’ stamps, are closely associated with mail art; they reflect its spirit of marrying art and the everyday. Stamps signify payment, and mail artists test and tease the postal system with their playful appropriation of this official form of evidence.

Create an array of stamps during this workshop by learning how to carve rubber stamps from erasers and a number of DIY perforation techniques. 

The famous CFPR perforating machine will be available to use and Stephen will teach you how to create single and multiple-coloured stamp impressions, and mask and position rubber stamps accurately.You will be encouraged to send your results through the post to a national and international networks of mail artists.