Stampscapes

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 ...

Card Tutorial #12 - Periscope Stampscapes

Get out your Stampscapes Collection and try out this step by step Tutorial!

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 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.

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 29. Cutting and using unmounted stamps.

Basics here on using unmounted stamps with acrylic blocks and how to trim rubber.

Stampscapes: Glow Paint Unboxing

I'm putting together some new media for experimentation. We're usually working with reflected light in our scenes as nothing really has light coming from within a ...

Stampscapes Idea Cards Unboxing V

This set has some new Idea Cards as well as 4 inserts for 4 Nature Sets coming out soon. Idea Cards are sent out with orders to give people ideas on ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 210. "Sketchbook" Stamping

I wanted to try a different look that could showcase designs as individuals. It's a different spirit than what we're usually doing with scenic stamping where it's all ...

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 196. How do I color a scene???

Adding color and, especially, defining light can be daunting when first getting into scenic stamping. I happen to add lighting schemes to most of my scenes but ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 205. Mountain High

My plans were to do a mountain scene using the Cloud w/Sun Lg 108G image but, instead of just coming up with a scene out of my head, I decided to reference ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 111. Scenic Review I

We've seen a lot of great scenes come through the Stampscapes office. Looking through some boxes of samples, I thought it would be a good idea to show ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 234. Love Must Be as Much a Light

The third Lighthouse scene in a series. I learned a lot from these three cards and, in this one, I learned that I really like white pigment ink/ripped paper towel ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 67. Free form ink application.

I've been wanting to do a background using only reinkers but remembered that I had some art dyes from 20 years ago so I tried them out here in a mix with the ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 132. Shading and Highlighting

Adding visual dimension through shadows and highlights can really increase the illusion of space within a scene. Here we compare and contrast the usage of ...

Stampscapes Live Stream: Heaven is under our feet

Another test here of the broadcasting software. Still figuring out the best settings for the live shoots. Hope you can see and hear okay but, if not, let me know.

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 ...

Unboxing Stampscapes Order

Received my Stampscapes rubber stamps order the other day, here's what I got!

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 222. Sunbeams

I've been meaning to get around to trying a scene of a grove of trees with crepuscular rays shining through for a while so I thought I'd try it today. How to do such ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 144. Stones in Green

Another scene that I wanted to finish from the "stamp sketching" video. Original: Dye based and pigment ink on 4.25" x 5.5" glossy cardstock. Gel, paint, metallic ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 217. Stamp-Along #12. Blue Sky, Brown Cabin, Green Grass

This type of scene with the free form blue sky with a touch of accent pink was always a crowd favorite in demos and make-and-takes in the past. That little touch ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 13. "The Green Glow"

A range of tones in any given hue can create a dramatic backdrop for your stamped scenes. In this video an interpretation of northern lights is created by ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 168. Colors: Brown/Pink/Blue

Nature has many personalities and moods. One need not limit themselves to a pallet of what might be thought of as a "normal" range of landscaping hue such as ...

Stampscapes "Idea Cards" unboxing II

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 ...