Tuesday 9 July 2019

NEW PaperArtsy Stamps: July 2019 {Seth Apter}

 Eclectica³ Collection {Seth Apter}
July 2019 New Product Announcement

A note from Leandra: 
Seth's minis have been a huge hit since he released the first 8 in January. Handy, transportable - being similar to credit card size, and there is always a nod to pattern, shape and form within the soothingly geometric appearance. Naturally the images work so nicely when building up your typical Seth-Style layers! 

Hi everyone, Seth Apter here.

Thrilled to finally be able to share with you my newest release with PaperArtsy: 8 mini stamps.

After the release of my very first set of mini stamps in January, I realized just how versatile this size of stamp is. They quickly found their way into my journals, artist books, ATCs and artwork. And happily they are small enough in size (but big in impact) to be able to take them all with me on my art travels.

I knew that I wanted to create a new collection of minis for my latest release and the goal this time was to create a set of stamps that could all be used for developing a layered background but at the same time could each be used as an abstract focal point. Take a look at all the stamps below and tell me how I did.

Today is my turn and and tomorrow you will see how one of the Team PA Bloggers used these stamps. It is always exciting for any designer to see how other artists create with their designs. There will also be many posts on PaperArtsy's Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest (scroll to the bottom for links). And of course we would love to see what you do with this collection as well. So tag both Seth Apter and PaperArtsy on all your social media reveals.

Take a look at each stamp below along with some examples of how they can be used.

  New Stamps
Price: RRP £4 +VAT
Size: approx credit card size
All stamps are individually trimmed onto cling foam, presented in a clear hanging bag
with a laminated storage/index sheet.

Eclectica³ Mini 41 (EM41)

Who doesn't love a grid? Mini 41 sets the stage for a number of designs in this collection that are grid-based. Here the symbol used is a square - grungy, distressed, incomplete set of them. Used here as a focal point, this stamp can also be used unmounted to add random squares in the background. Or the stamp can be repeatedly used to create a full background. The distressed-nature of the squares also means you can fill them in with color.

Eclectica³ Mini 42 (EM42)

I love text in my artwork and knew that I wanted to include some within this collection. Mini 42 is the first example. Nestled within a grouping of splats, marks, lines and spots is the word CREATE. This stamp can absolutely be used for developing layers and texture in your background - and think of how great this would be heat embossed, but in this piece I decided to make it the focal point and star of the show.

Eclectica³ Mini 43 (EM43)

Mini 43 is the perfect stamp to use as is or to truly make it your own. The stamp is a series of 3 stacked, open rectangles and gives you plenty of open space to add color, your own symbols or text. The rectangles can also be used as a layer in the background and even a portion of the marks themselves would be a cool addition to your layers.

 Eclectica³ Mini 44 (EM44)

I absolutely loved designing Mini 44. Layering the lines and symbols was so much fun. I see this image as a blend of many looks: industrial, grungy, futuristic, mid-century, and more. One of my favorite thing to do with stamps is to make them my own by using only portions of each stamp. And this stamp is perfect for that, as can be seen by the stray parts of the image that found their way into many parts of this artwork. 

Eclectica³ Mini 45 (EM45)

Don't tell the other stamps but this one has to be my favorite. It has circles and Xs - two of my favorite symbols. Plus a whole bunch of other marks too. It has a tribal-feel to it and really stands out from the background. You can easily repeat this pattern, matching up the lines to create an even stronger design. Plus the circles are perfect to fill in with color. I can tell you now that you will be seeing a lot of this stamp in my work.

Eclectica³ Mini 46 (EM46)

Mini 46 is the second stamp of this release to include text - 'TELL YOUR STORY.' I like this one because you can rotate it in any direction to better fit your art. And the message in this stamp is so important as we all have a story to tell. While perfect to use on a journal page, the marks that make up this stamp would also be great additions to a background.

Eclectica³ Mini 47 (EM47)

Back to the grids with Mini 47. There is just something about the symmetry of a grid that appeals to me. But for this collection, the imperfect shapes within the grids make them perfect. This stamp features flattened rectangles and grungy lines. And again, the open spaces within the rectangles are just calling out to be colored in. 

Eclectica³ Mini 48 (EM48)

Last but certainly not least is Mini 48. The grid is filled with my favorite shape - circles. And not just circles but circles surrounded by loops. And I threw in some random dots too. Having the circular shapes in the form of a linear grid adds a dose of contrast that makes the design even more interesting. Once again, this stamp can be used as part of a background but makes a strong statement as an abstract focal point as well.

Thank you all for taking the time to look through my latest collection. I hope your creativity is inspired and that these minis prove the fact that good things come in small packages.

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I teach throughout the United States and internationally as well - including my second visit of  2019 to the UK. See the where and when on my workshop page.

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The Craft Studio, St Austell, Cornwall https://www.facebook.com/thecraftstudio/
The Forget me not Kraft Kabin www.facebook.com/TheForgetMeNotKraftKabin
The Stamp Pad, Saddleworth, stamp-pad.blogspot.com
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Miriam said...

Stunning release. Congratulations Seth

Helen said...

not sure I could pick a favourite, they're definitely all must haves! Well done Seth

Chris said...

Fantastic release Seth, I love them all!

Words and Pictures said...

They're just fantastic, Seth... I'm lucky enough to have been having a play already - looking forward to sharing the results soon over at mine!
Alison x

Ruth said...

Fabulous new release Seth, have some faves there for sure!

Etsuko said...

Stunning new release!! Congratulations Seth. I love Mini 45 on the canvas. xx

A Pink said...

Congratulations, Seth on yet another fantastic NR of minis . Always love adding to my 'Seth' stamp stash and these will be welcome additions for sure.

Lucy Edmondson said...

Wonderful and very useful set of new minis. I want them all!

Lucy x

craftytrog said...

Great new designs and very inspiring samples!

Lauren Hatwell said...

Aced it! Lx

Cocofolies said...

Great release!!! Corinne x