Stampscapes

Stampscapes 101: Video 259. Card Formatting and Sequential Aesthetics

Formatting scenes into cards can add a lot to the overall visual appearance of a piece through matting and embellishment but the three part aspect of front, middle, and back of a folded card...

Stampscapes 101: Video 258. Matting (Mounting) some scenes for cards

Matting (mounting) scenes using colored papers can really enhance what's going on visually within a given composition. I don't do this enough with my scenes but when I do it tends to remind...

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. I apologize for the lack of...

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. Project details are on the...

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 and takes me in a direction...

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 to go for a variety of backgroun...

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 about an integrated and...

Stampscapes 101: Video 142. Stars over Snow

Somewhat of a minimal composition based on 7 stamps --but could have used 4 if I had to. Gel pen details are fun to employ and this scene utilizes that mark to the extreme in this scene. ...

Stampscapes 101: Video 211. Glossy Tests & Ergonomics

One of our fellow rubber stampers in Minnesota has asked me if I could try out the glossy card stock that she had been using. She didn't feel that ink was applying to her card stock in a similar...

Stampscapes 101: Video 29. Cutting and using unmounted stamps.

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

Unboxing Stampscapes Order

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

Stampscapes Idea Cards Unboxing XIII

Some re-orders of some previous Idea Cards but I talk a little about composition, scale, and perspective as it applies to this batch in this video. For more information visit: http://www.stampsca...

Stampscapes 101: Video 249. Scale and Perspective in Composition I

This is a video that I've needed to get to for some time now in that it covers some of the basics for those new to scenic stamping. In most other forms of rubber stamping, there usually isn't...

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. In this case, a monochromatic/b...

Stampscapes 101: Video 201. "Peace" (Black Card Stock)

I sat down at my desk tonight and saw a piece of black paper and decided to see what would happen if I stamped an image on it in white ink. From there, it was about seeing what different textures...

Stampscapes 101: Video 185. Stamp-along #11. Easy Scene Enhancements

Small enhancements across a few aspects of a scene can add up to a richer overall visual surface. Taking color, shadows, detailing, depth, and texture one or two easy steps further can create...

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 146. Stamp-along #1. The Basics

This is a very basic scene for those new to Stampscapes, scenic stamping, or the dye based ink/glossy paper technique. A very simple step-by-step process is explained here where one can stamp...

Stampscapes: 180 Shuttle Art Gel Pen Set Unboxing!

I've been thinking about getting some new gel pens for a while as I wanted more colors including some glitter versions so I started looking to see what was out there and was shocked to see...

Stampscapes 101: Video 72. Lakeside Cabin Nature Sheet #6 introduction

An introduction to the Nature Sheet Sets --in this case a cling foam version. In this video some stamp sketching is done and one scene is finished with a color application. The Nature Sets...

Stampscapes 101: Video 183. Stamp 139H Seaside Cove

The BIG stamp. The Seaside Cove is a large stamp and I explain why in this video. I rarely use it in its entirety but use it for the sections that fit my needs in a scene. I tend to see...

Stampscapes 101: Video 244. Gel on Matte

This scene turned out a lot different than I imagined it would. I wanted to try out some mixed media and thought matte paper would work better than glossy for it. I thought the matte paper...

Stampscapes 101: Video 256. Scene Lighting Basics in Color

The selective usage of tone within a given area can create an effective depiction of lighting within a scene. The concept and process can be an easy one to employ by simply retaining light...

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 applying a range of green values...

Stampscapes 101: Video 236. Autumn Stamps 212G, 213G, 214G

The Autumn images of Autumn Brook 212G, Autumn Bank Left 213G, and Autumn Bank Right 214G have been designed to be used individually or merged with their sibling designs. This video is about...

Card Tutorial #2 Stampscapes for Winter (CLA401)

Get ready for Christmas with these easy to make Cards, using the Stampscapes series of images.