Stamper of the Year 2011 Competition
Win stamping goodies worth £2000!
Sponsored by:Full competition details can be found on pages 74-76 of the October 2011 issue.
In a change from last year’s rules, we will not be having categories this year, simply choosing an overall winner who will be crowned Stamper of the Year and three runners-up.
Our Stamper of the Year will receive:
-A bumper selection of stamping goodies from our fantastic sponsors worth £1400;
-A one year subscription to Craft Stamper magazine and;
-The opportunity to have their work published in Craft Stamper!
Our three runners-up will receive:
-A bundle of fantastic stamping goodies from our sponsors worth £140 and;
-A one year subscription to Craft Stamper magazine. What the judges are looking for:
• Composition and style
• Originality and creativity
• Quality of stamping and finish
• Consistency in standard across both items submitted How to enter
1 Create art!
Create TWO stamped pieces of artwork which showcase your style and talent. Any kind of project in any style is acceptable as long as some stamping is involved.
2 Tell us about your submission
With each submission you need to send us:
• Your name
• Your postal address
• Your email address
• Your telephone number
• 150 words or so about each of your submitted pieces, explaining how you created them and what materials you used.
• 100 words or so about you and why you love stamping.
Please ensure you include ALL this information, whether entering by email or post.
Details will not be passed on to any third parties.
3 Send us your work
Email your submission
Send high resolution images (300dpi) of your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
making sure all the attachments total no more than 4MB in size and that you include your contact information. Please note: if you are shortlisted we will need you to send in the actual items for us to see so please make sure you keep your entries safe to send to us should you be asked to do so.
Send the information required in part two in the body of the email.
Send with your creations to us by post. Clearly mark the packaging ‘Stamper of the Year Competition 2010’ and include the information required in part two on a piece of paper enclosed with your entry.
Send your entry to us at:
Stamper of the Year Competition 2011
Craft Stamper Magazine
WR14 2EDRules: See the coupon on page 14 for our main competition rules. This competition additionally has the following rules: You should not enter any work which has been published in a magazine or which is being considered for publication. All submissions must be your own original artwork and must not breech anyone else’s copyright. All submissions must include stamping in some form. Artists who have had paid publications in Craft Stamper magazine in the last two years are not eligible to enter. If you have been published but not received remuneration (e.g. Reader Submissions, guest designer) you are eligible to enter the competition. Only one entry per person will be accepted. No responsibility is accepted for entries which are lost or damaged in the postal system. We regret that we cannot acknowledge receipt of entries. Projects submitted by post (except those specifically requested for the shortlist) cannot be returned to you unless an SAE is enclosed. The overall winner will be guaranteed one commission for Craft Stamper magazine at the standard rate. Further commissions are at the discretion of the Editor. The winner is not under obligation to accept the commission. By entering, you grant Traplet Publications Ltd copyright over your entry, and agree that we can publish your entry in any of our literature, including, but not exclusive to, our magazines and websites. The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
Updated: 09 August 2011