Master Class in Artistamps and Rubber Stamping - University of the West of England
I've been ask to run an Artistamp workshop by the Fine Print Research Department at the University of the West of England, here are the details,
LED BY: STEPHEN FOWLER DATES: 20-22 JULY 2016 TIMES:9.30AM - 4.30PM PRICE:£200 FULL PRICE OR £160 CONCESSIONARY RATE INCLUDES: MATERIALS AND CATERING. BOOK ONLINE NOW: THE ONLINE STORE 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 adapt a sewing machine to perforate paper.
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 network national and international mail artists.