5 Unlikely Uses for Gesso

April 18th, 2017

Gesso Projects - 5 Unlikely Uses for GessoInside every artist’s toolkit, there should be gesso. It is so useful that it is an integral part of every mixed-media artist’s creative process. It is typically a white paint mixed with some sort of chalk, which provides plenty of “tooth” for later layers of paint — but that is not all that this wonder mixture is good for! Here are 5 different ways to use this tried-and-true material. Read the rest of this entry »



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Inside every artist’s toolkit, there should be gesso. It is so useful that it is an integral part of every mixed-media artist’s creative process. It is typically a white paint mixed with some sort of chalk, which provides plenty of “tooth” for later layers of paint — but that is not all that this wonder […]

Add Dimension with this Resin-Layering Technique

April 14th, 2017

Jewelry Resin-Layering Technique

Do you love the worn, painted look resin creates in a bezel?

This informative Jewelry Affaire article is on loan to show our Somerset Place readers a resin-layering technique that will add new dimension to your jewelry and mixed-media projects. We can’t wait to see what you make using this technique!

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Do you love the worn, painted look resin creates in a bezel? This informative Jewelry Affaire article is on loan to show our Somerset Place readers a resin-layering technique that will add new dimension to your jewelry and mixed-media projects. We can’t wait to see what you make using this technique!

Get Published and See Your Name in Print! May Calls and Challenges

April 11th, 2017

May Calls and Challenges

Our Stampington publications want your submissions! If you are an artist or writer looking to have your work featured in one of our magazines, here are the May calls and challenges that our magazines are looking for. We encourage you to submit your work again even if you have tried before. The following magazines have upcoming deadlines on May 15th (unless otherwise noted), so this is your chance to see your name in print and get published! Read the rest of this entry »



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Our Stampington publications want your submissions! If you are an artist or writer looking to have your work featured in one of our magazines, here are the May calls and challenges that our magazines are looking for. We encourage you to submit your work again even if you have tried before. The following magazines have […]

Glimpse Inside New April Issues + Enter to Win Your Favorite!

April 4th, 2017

New April Issues

Discount Receive $5 off on new April issues, $14.99 and up. Copy and paste coupon code BLOG0417 when prompted at checkout. (Discount code can only be used once per customer.)

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Receive $5 off on new April issues, $14.99 and up. Copy and paste coupon code BLOG0417 when prompted at checkout. (Discount code can only be used once per customer.)

Free Ephemera Downloads: Fun in the Sun Postcards

March 28th, 2017

Fun in the Sun Free Ephemera Download

The weather is just beginning to improve and the sun is beginning to peak out from the clouds a little more each day. Celebrate the coming of warmer weather with these free ephemera downloads. These vintage postcards date from the turn of the century and are the perfect additions to your mixed-media art projects.  Read the rest of this entry »



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The weather is just beginning to improve and the sun is beginning to peak out from the clouds a little more each day. Celebrate the coming of warmer weather with these free ephemera downloads. These vintage postcards date from the turn of the century and are the perfect additions to your mixed-media art projects.