WHY FOAM STAMPS ARE THE BEST FOR MIXED MEDIA

  inside: why foam stamps are the best for your mixed media projects   For years I’ve been looking for stamps to include in my mixed media projects but all the stamps that I found only worked with ink. I wanted to stamp images on the background and as focal points on my art journal pages and canvases with acrylic paints and not ink. However the types of stamps available on the market didn’t work with acrylic paints. But then I found foam stamps and my life changed!     WHAT ARE FOAM STAMPS   Foam stamps are an interesting alternative to traditional rubber stamps. As the name suggests they are formed from foam and not from rubber or acrylic. They are durable, bold foam stamps designed for use on many surfaces. They can be used with acrylic paints, inks and glazes. You may know foam stamps from kids crafts but today these stamps have evolved into much more versatile …

How Many Combinations Can You Create with Foam-binations?

Welcome to day 5 of the Foam-binations launch! Today I have a question for you How Many Combinations Can You Create with Foam-binations? Other than being amazing with acrylic paints and incredible with other mediums the idea of these stamps is being interchangeable. You can create your combinations of stamps and customize any project. Do you know how many combinations you can make?  How Many Combinations Can You Create with Foam-binations?I asked myself that question and started experimenting. Stamping and combining was really fun but after awhile my head started to spin. But it was a good kind of spinning because I realized that there are so many combinations! Finally I had to call my dad who is a math wiz to help me work this out Lol!So here are the results:One set will give you 4 different combinations.Two sets (Cogwheel Words and Flower Clock) will give you 14 combinations.BUTAll three sets will give you 39 different combinations!!  BUT WAIT that’s just …

Exploring Einat Kessler Foam-binations and Other Mediums

Welcome to Day 4 of the special Foam-binations launch! Today we’ll start Exploring Einat Kessler Foam-binations and Other Mediums. Foam-binations stamps are perfect for acrylic paints but you’re probably curious if you can use them with other mediums. Yes, you can! The high quality foam is compatible with lots of mediums that you use with rubber or acrylic stamps. BUT it will also work with mediums that will NOT work with rubber or acrylic stamps. Making the Foam-binations much more versatile!  Exploring Einat Kessler Foam-binations and Other MediumsDistress InksUsually it’s very hard to stamp with distress inks especially with acrylic or rubber stamps. Their designs are too delicate to pick up any color. Foam-binations are perfect for that! You can apply the distress ink on the stamp and print. You can even print in layers of distress inks to enhance the effect.WaterFoam-binations can use water for printing! Wet them with water and stamp on Distress ink for a really cool resist …

Gelli Printing with Einat Kessler Foam-binations

Welcome to day 3 of the Foam-bination launch. Today’s step by step video is one of my favorite techniques: Gelli Printing with Einat Kessler Foam-binations. If you’re new to Gelli Printing you have to give it a try. And if you’re a fan like I am you’ll love what you can do with the Foam-binations.  Gelli Printing with Einat Kessler Foam-binationsFoam stamps are perfect for Gelli printing. They are flexible not too soft but not too hard and they have the perfect texture for picking up paint. All the mono printing techniques are possible: stamping, ghost stamping, double stamping and even shadow stamping. Once you’ll get started you won’t want to stop!Check out the step by step video tutorial for all these cool printing techniques. Mix and match your Foam-binations to create custom colored mono printing backgrounds!  Don’t forget you can win a set of Foam-binations!You’ll have to:LIKE my FB pageLeave a comment telling me what do you think about gelli printing with …

4 Art Journal Backgrounds Using Einat Kessler Foam-binations

Welcome to the day 2 of the special Foam-binations launch! Today I’m sharing 4 Art Journal Backgrounds Using Einat Kessler Foam-binations.  These stamps are so easy and fun to use on any size art journal. You can create countless combinations and backgrounds using acrylic paints, sprays or inks.  4 Art Journal Backgrounds Using Einat Kessler Foam-binations#1 Adding layers to an existing backgroundI never waste paint so when I work with stamps or stencils I always use the leftover paint on a new art journal spread. This way I create more backgrounds just by cleaning my brush or stamp. For the first page I used my Foam-binations to add bold and colorful images to the background. This added even more layers that I can later build on when I finish my page.#2 Think outside of the boxI started the second background in the conventional way of stamping. I sprayed the page and added Foam-binations prints in different colors. But then I had …

Einat Kessler Foam-binations with ArtFoamies

I’m so excited!!! I’m finally launching Einat Kessler Foam-binations with ArtFoamies, my new stamp line. These are not ordinary stamps, they are not silicone or rubber stamps. They are foam stamps made for acrylic paints! Have you tried to stamp your project with acrylic paints using your rubber or acrylic stamps and couldn’t? Did you want to use acrylic paints to stamp wood or plastic and couldn’t? Did you try to create patterns with stamps and acrylic paints and couldn’t? If you did THESE ARE FOR YOU!! These are not those boring kids foam stamps, ArtFoamies stamps are high quality foam stamps with deep cutting and crisp image. All designs are hand drawn by designers! And now I’m launching my foam stamps line: FOAM_BINATIONS! What so special about Einat Kessler Foam-binations with ArtFoamies? These are not just high quality stamps you can use with acrylic paints, sprays or inks these are unique stamps you can assemble yourselves! Each stamp set …

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