Archive for the 'Challenges' Category

Tips for Getting Published Straight from the Editor’s Mouth

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Managing Editor Cynthia Levens sat down with Stampington & Company’s editorial team to discuss the best methods for submitting artwork to our publications, so you can increase your chances of being published. Here, she offers their tips for getting noticed by the panel that reviews incoming submissions, with everything from pitching ideas, to labeling your […]

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Managing Editor Cynthia Levens sat down with Stampington & Company’s editorial team to discuss the best methods for submitting artwork to our publications, so you can increase your chances of being published. Here, she offers their tips for getting noticed by the panel that reviews incoming submissions, with everything from pitching ideas, to labeling your […]

Get Published: Calls and Challenges for April/May

Friday, March 27th, 2015

It’s not easy to become a published artist. It takes hard work, commitment, and at times, a thick skin. But in the end, it’s all worth it because there’s nothing like the feeling you get from seeing your work featured, front-and-center, in a magazine. Being published in one of our magazines is a great way […]

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It’s not easy to become a published artist. It takes hard work, commitment, and at times, a thick skin. But in the end, it’s all worth it because there’s nothing like the feeling you get from seeing your work featured, front-and-center, in a magazine. Being published in one of our magazines is a great way […]

Adding Layers of Interest: 55+ Stencil Project Ideas

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

I’ve only scratched the surface when it comes to using stencils in my artwork. There really are so many interesting ways that they can be incorporated. Paints and spray inks seem to be a match made in heaven when it comes to working with these addictive little artistic templates, but why stop there? Try experimenting […]

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I’ve only scratched the surface when it comes to using stencils in my artwork. There really are so many interesting ways that they can be incorporated. Paints and spray inks seem to be a match made in heaven when it comes to working with these addictive little artistic templates, but why stop there? Try experimenting […]

Hearts of a Different Color Challenge Results + Giveaway

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

I love pink — in all hues and in any shape, but even I get burnt out on the sea of red, white, and pink that takes over stores first thing in January. As soon as the New Year arrives, chocolate hearts wrapped in pink-foil and silk roses all start to fill the aisles. And […]

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I love pink — in all hues and in any shape, but even I get burnt out on the sea of red, white, and pink that takes over stores first thing in January. As soon as the New Year arrives, chocolate hearts wrapped in pink-foil and silk roses all start to fill the aisles. And […]

Get Published: October Calls and Challenges

Monday, September 29th, 2014

It’s not easy to become a published artist. It takes hard work, commitment, and at times, a thick skin. But in the end, it’s all worth it because there’s nothing like the feeling you get from seeing your work featured, front-and-center, in a magazine. To help you on your journey to becoming a published artist, […]

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It’s not easy to become a published artist. It takes hard work, commitment, and at times, a thick skin. But in the end, it’s all worth it because there’s nothing like the feeling you get from seeing your work featured, front-and-center, in a magazine. To help you on your journey to becoming a published artist, […]

Get Published: September Calls and Challenges

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Becoming a published artist takes hard work, commitment, and at times, a thick skin. There is also nothing like the feeling you get from having your work featured, front-and-center, in a magazine, but only you can decide if it’s worth it. Our website is updated regularly to reflect submission guidelines as well as any special […]

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Becoming a published artist takes hard work, commitment, and at times, a thick skin. There is also nothing like the feeling you get from having your work featured, front-and-center, in a magazine, but only you can decide if it’s worth it. Our website is updated regularly to reflect submission guidelines as well as any special […]

Calls and Challenges for August

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Have you ever dreamed of being a published artist? While it may take some persistence, there is nothing like the feeling you get from seeing your artwork front-and-center in a magazine. All you need is a healthy imagination and a willingness to keep trying. Our website is updated regularly to reflect submission guidelines as well […]

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Have you ever dreamed of being a published artist? While it may take some persistence, there is nothing like the feeling you get from seeing your artwork front-and-center in a magazine. All you need is a healthy imagination and a willingness to keep trying. Our website is updated regularly to reflect submission guidelines as well […]

Top 13 Blog Posts of 2013 + Giveaway

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

As the end of 2013 draws near, we want to take a moment to revisit our top 13 most popular blog posts. From new project ideas and trendy craft techniques to special guest artists and bloggers, discover reading content you’ll absolutely adore!   Top 13 Blog Posts of 2013:  1.  Spring Fling: A Double Dose of Lavender 2.  Artist […]

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As the end of 2013 draws near, we want to take a moment to revisit our top 13 most popular blog posts. From new project ideas and trendy craft techniques to special guest artists and bloggers, discover reading content you’ll absolutely adore!   Top 13 Blog Posts of 2013:  1.  Spring Fling: A Double Dose of Lavender 2.  Artist […]

Call for Artwork: 20th Anniversary Challenge!

Monday, December 16th, 2013

We’re celebrating 20 years of the most inspiring and innovative hand stamped projects in our upcoming 20th anniversary issue of The Stampers’ Sampler, and we want to invite you to be a part of this exciting milestone.   20th Anniversary Challenge Are you known for your creative stamping techniques? Do you create cards with layered […]

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We’re celebrating 20 years of the most inspiring and innovative hand stamped projects in our upcoming 20th anniversary issue of The Stampers’ Sampler, and we want to invite you to be a part of this exciting milestone.   20th Anniversary Challenge Are you known for your creative stamping techniques? Do you create cards with layered […]

Blog Giveaway: Journey to Win Julie Nutting Designs

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Whether you have discovered a new sense of freedom as you art journal or you’re still waiting to pick up the paint brush, we want to know what your greatest creative adventure has been thus far or what it will be in 2014. Comment below and we’ll randomly pick one winner to receive a package of […]

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Whether you have discovered a new sense of freedom as you art journal or you’re still waiting to pick up the paint brush, we want to know what your greatest creative adventure has been thus far or what it will be in 2014. Comment below and we’ll randomly pick one winner to receive a package of […]