VSN's Stamp Techniques eArticle Library

VSN's eArticle Library offers nineteen full length in-depth stamping technique eArticles and six mini eArticles. Full length eArticles are offered in pdf plus two ebook formats. They are sorted here by topic category.

 

Tools & Techniques:

Gelli Plates and Stamps_earticle

Gelli Plates and Stamps

Gelli Plates and Stamps (Free on site. Updated 4/9/16.)

 

Brayer Techniques for Stampers

Brayer Techniques For Stampers

Brayer Techniques eArticle (Free on site. Updated 4/9/16.)

 

Sponge and Brush Techniques For Stampers

Sponge and Brush Techniques For Stampers

Sponge and Brush Techniques eArticle (Free on site. Updated 6/10/16.)

 

 

Doodling, Hand Lettering & Stamping:

Doodling Hand Lettering and Stamps

Doodling, Hand Lettering and Stamps

Doodling & Hand Lettering eArticle (Free on site)

 

 

Card Construction & Stamping:

Specialty Card Folds eArticle

Specialty Card Folds: Cards with More Than One Fold

Specialty Card Folds eArticle (Free on site. Updated 2/17/16.)

 

Stamp Interiors_Container Stamps Masking Shaker Cards Cuts and Tucks_earticle

Stamp Interiors: Container Stamps, Masking, Shaker Cards, Cuts & Tucks

Container Stamps eArticle (Free on site.)

 

 

Art Mediums & Stamps:

Watercolor Crayons_earticle

Watercolor Crayons: Techniques For Stampers

Watercolor Crayons: Techniques For Stampers (Free on site)

 

Gelatos Gel-Sticks and Stamps_earticle

Gelatos, Gel-Sticks and Stamps

Gelatos, Gel-Sticks and Stamps eArticle (Free on site)

 

Powdered Pigments_earticle

Powdered Pigment Techniques For Stampers

Powdered Pigment Techniques eArticle (Free on site. Updated 2/8/16.)

 

 

Layered_Mixed_Mediums_earticle

Coloring In: Stamped Images with Layered Mixed Mediums

Layered Mixed Mediums eArticle (Free on site)

 

 

Watercolor_Markers_earticle

Coloring In: Stamped Images with Watercolor Markers

Watercolor Markers eArticle (Free on site)

 

 

Alcohol_Inks_Techniques_earticle

Coloring In: Stamped Images with Alcohol Ink Markers

Alcohol Ink eArticle (Free on site)

 

 


Colored Pencil Techniques_earticle

Coloring In: Colored Pencil Techniques for Stamping

Colored_Pencils eArticle (Free on site)

 

 

Stamping with Acrylic Paint_earticle

Stamping With Acrylic Paint

Paint eArticle (Free on site)

 

 

Reinker Stamping Techniques_earticle

Re-Inker Stamping Techniques

Re-Inker eArticle (Free on site)

 

Stamped Snow & Ice Techniques

Snow & Ice Techniques For Stampers

Snow & Ice Techniques For Stampers (Free on site. Updated 2/8/16.)

 

 

More alcohol inks eArticle Cover

 

"Even More Alcohol Inks" Mini eArticle

Need more ideas for using alcohol inks in your stamping? This online mini eArticle adds to VSN's Jun '11 issue (out of print) feature article on how to use alcohol inks on surfaces other than paper. It adds more ideas for using alcohol inks (both bottled ink and markers) on a wood box and candles.

5 half-sized pages designed to view comfortably on your computer screen. By clicking arrows underneath the three dimensional artwork in the eArticle, you can turn it to see all sides! NOTE: Because of the artwork that turns, this eArticle really needs to be opened using Adobe Acrobat viewer. If you have rotated a picture on a previous page and get an echo of it when you go to the next page, refresh the page to clear it. More Alcohol Inks mini eArticle pdf format (Free on site)

 

Other Surfaces & Non-Card Projects:

Stamped Gift Tags & Gift Wrap earticle

Stamped Gift Tags & Gift Wrap

Stamped Gift Tags & Gfit Wrap (Free on site)

 

 

Making Stamped Magnets_earticle

Making Stamped Magnets

Magnets eArticle (Free on site)

 

 

Metal & Faux Metal Stamping_earticle

Metal & Faux Metal Stamping Techniques

Metal eArticle (Free on site. Updated 3/1/16.)

 

 

Stamping Basics:

Stamping Basics eArticles cover

"Stamping Basics" Mini eArticles

New to stamping? VSN's Stamping Basics mini eArticles cover must-know basic stamping techniques that you need to get started. Each mini eArticle has 2 - 7 half-sized pages designed to view comfortably on your computer screen. Color photos of technique steps. Current mini eArticle topics include: "4 Ways to Ink a Stamp", "Parts of a Rubber Stamp", "Heat Embossing", "Direct-To-Paper" and "Choosing Quality Supplies." pdf format. Basics mini eArticles (Free on site)