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Thank you for your interest...and Greetings from the Heart of the
The images for this company come from
making a relief print of objects found in Nature; fish, shells, plants,
feathers, etc. Gyotaku is the Japanese name for
"fish rubbing", an honored art form over 150 years old. As
to other styles of nature printing, there are as
many forms as there are practitioners. Prints can even be made from
flowers, bark, rocks and cobwebs. In fact, leaf prints have
been found dating back to the 1300's. Benjamin Franklin even used the
plaster cast of a leaf when printing currency for the new Colonies.
Imagine all the possibilities -- the endless shapes, textures, and
even the forces of Nature. I sometimes have trouble imagining it all!
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site for a peek at some of the images from this company as well as
information on how to order the current "FRED B. MULLETT, Stamps From
Nature Prints" catalog.
Thanks...and Best Fishes to
ya! Enjoy the site!
FRED B. MULLETT
Stamps From Nature Prints
Member - Nature Printing Society
P.O. Box 8682
Prairie Village, KS 66208 USA
Studio - 816.472.0044
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Stampington & Company
Dedicated to nurturing
creative minds and spirits.
"Nature's beauty is everywhere and takes
Artists find Her truth and make it theirs."
"In Nature's infinite book of secrecy
A little I can read."
...Anthony and Cleopatra, Shakespeare
"In this way you make gallant things to adorne your
...Alexis Pedemontanus, 16th century plant printer
"How powerful are the results printed from Nature
...Henri Bradbury 1856
"For in truth art is implicit in nature, and whoever can
extract it has it."
"For truly great is that
Follows much reflection,
And from the effect of which
It is hard - or rather impossible - to rally,
And the memory of which is strong
And difficult to erase."
...from Longinus, "On the Sublime"
(translation by Benedict Einarson)
"It ain't what cha do, it's da way how cha do it."
"The wrapper shouldn't be more
interesting than what's inside. I'll opt for substance, thank
...A. Noney Muss
"I'm getting to that state in
my flaws are looking more charmingly idiosyncratic than fearfully
...or to put it another way, 'More fermented than
(I heard that somewhere.)
"I'm not talking to myself. I'm just practicing for
conversations yet to occur."
copyright © 2017 Fred B. Mullett