The Endless Possibilities of Stamps

If you have been crafting for long, you have no doubt be seduced by stamps.  They come in limitless options, from outline stamps and die sets and so much more!  What is a crafty girl on a budget to do?  Not to mention where would I store all of those stamps....hmmmmm, what to do?

Maybe it is time try a different approach.  Maybe it is time to explore just how much we can do with just a handful of stamps, rather than a roomful. Stamps are truly one of the most versatile tools we own as crafters.  You will be amazed how much you can do with limited options.

By the end of the workshop students will:

  • Learn the basics of stamps including: care, storage, ink, surfaces, types of stamps and how to get a good image.
  • Choose a handful of stamps to complete the course materials.
  • Learn what coloring mediums, from ink to paint, can be used to create a stamped image or color a stamped image.
  • Explore the techniques of resists, masking and heat embossing.
  • Learn how to add texture to your work using stamps.
  • Learn to see the stamp as more than just the whole.
  • Create a sample idea book for future reference.
  • Create a variety of projects based on the techniques learned in this workshop.

Course Outline:

  • Lesson One: The Basics
  • Lesson Two: Color and Masking
  • Lesson Three: Pieces vs The Whole
  • Lesson Four: Adding Texture-Resists and Heat Embossing.

This is a self-paced workshop. All lessons are available upon enrollment. Classroom contains over 300 minutes of video instruction, printable PDF files, forum and gallery.

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