Stampscapes

Stampscapes 101: Video 310F. Mood and Media (dye on glossy VI)

I love what a simple white gel pen can provide in a scene. Sometimes, it's highlights on a rock or stars in the sky. For a cold winter scene, you can apply more ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 310E. Mood and Media (dye on glossy V)

There's a stillness and silence that can be achieved in scenic stamping by using a few tricks and limiting your tonal range in the scene. Fog, in real life, breaks up ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 1. Seamless Scenes

In this first Stampscapes video the basic idea of the Stampscapes line is covered which is the general concept of scene building and how the stamps are applied ...

Distress Oxide inks and photo paper technic!! & Stampscapes card tutorial!!

Learn this new technic using distress oxides inks and stampscapes stamps card tutorial!!! Supper cool!!!

Stampscapes 101: Video 309. Stamp-A-Long #18

Video 308, with my full sized 8.5" x 11" scene, seemed to pique some interest or curiosity so I thought I would do a more standard card sized version of it in a ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 135. Warm up scene.

If I haven't stamped in a while, I like to do what I consider a "warm up" scene which is just about getting some ink on paper and not worrying about a composition.

Stampscapes 101: Video 131. The Sky and the Sea

Using photos is a great way to reference both composition and color schemes. I use a photo for inspiration on this scene but it eventually takes on a life of its own ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 203. How do I start? (Nature Sets)

For those new to scenic stamping, it can be difficult to figure out what might be a good selection of stamps to start out with. The Nature Sheets can be a good way ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 310D. Mood and Media (dye on glossy IV)

Scene four of the Mood and Media series of videos. I wanted to change things up as far as the temperature of the next scene went so a nice warm sunset would ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 311. Snowy Covered Bridge Sketches

I was asked if I had a sample of two particular stamps (Snowy Covered Bridge 357F and Waterside Bluff left 148F) used together. I didn't, so I decided to do a ...

Stampscapes: Upcoming designs

An update here on new Stampscapes designs in the works. Most of these designs are done but I'm always tinkering with them until the last moment before I scan ...

How to Create a Scenic Stampscapes Cutout Card - Part One

This two part project showcases the ink swipe technique and a truly spectacular card. Be sure to watch this step by step tutorial and also visit my blog as well.

Stampscapes 101: Video 226. Star Light, Star Bright

I'm starting to really like this look of technique so I want to explore it while it's on my mind. With minimal values/tones, I find that these scenes reflect a surprising ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 274. Stamp-Along #17. Blue Northern Lights

Sticking with a Northern Lights theme today, here's the Aurora Borealis (Curtains) 103G stamp used in a scene. I was looking through my book (on the AB) and I ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 178. Stamp-along #9. Sunset color schemes

Golden warm tones are fun use in this technique as it's possible to achieve a deep color glow. The process of selecting colors is simple --just grab any dye ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 308. Full Page Scene

This is a 8.5" x 11" composition similar to one that I've done before but I wanted to do a new one and put it into a video. While this is a large scene, it's a simple ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 216. Winds of Winter

It's been so hot this past week that I felt like creating the coldest scene that I could. The conditions that came to mind were snow, night, and wind. Colors would ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 145. Autumn Reflections

Original: Dye based and pigment ink on 4.25" x 5.5" glossy cardstock. Gel pens. Stamps used: Autumn Bank (left) 213G, Autumn Bank (right) 214G, Spooky ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 294. Speed Coloring

I have a hard time leaving a bunch of unfinished compositions/stamp sketches on my table so I decided that I would try and finish all 6 in a mass production style.

Stampscapes 101: Video 182. Two Stamp Simple Scene

Scenic stamping doesn't always need multiple components to be defined as a scene. You can achieve a full scene complete with a sense of space by simply ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 2. Seamless Scenes and Altering Stamp Usage

In this second video, keeping your scenes seamless while extending the usage of your given imagery is covered. With some simple techniques, learn how to ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 176. A Walk on the Beach

Depicting a dynamic overcast day can be challenging. There's usually less contrast/range of value in such a setting but, especially, when there aren't many ...

Stampscapes "Idea Cards" Unboxing

I try to include a lot of "Idea Cards" with orders to act as visual references to composition, color schemes, and overall inspiration. While everything is available to ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 171. A Trip to the Tropics

Let's take a quick trip to the tropics in two different compositions and color schemes. Sunset scene: Palm Island 120F, Cloud with Sun 107E, and Palm Frond Lg.

Stampscapes 101: Video 126. Bridge in the Mist.

I wanted to go for a cool temperature scheme and a more muted value range in a scene. This is what came out of that. Stamps used: Covered Bridge 318I, Tree ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 245. Aspen Grove Shimmer

The question of how to give great dimension to stamped 2 dimensional imagery has always been one of my goals in stamping. There's a time for dramatic flat ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 48. Star Fish.

Just playing around with a couple old stamps of mine from Gumbo Graphics. This one takes a little while as it's on a half sheet of paper and I didn't have a very ...