The Collage Composition Process

As you can see from my recent posts, my collages are often inspired by the juxtaposition of a couple of stamps that have been discovered at random while sorting through a larger batch.  By happy coincidence, they might have similar colours or other features in common Continue reading The Collage Composition Process

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Stamps that don’t exist

In case the collage in my last post was a little too saccharine for some, allow me to temper that glorious technicolour landscape by sharing another, slightly moodier (and unintentionally darker!) collage… Continue reading Stamps that don’t exist

How to grow a landscape…

I’ve not done this for a while so thought I would share the journey of my latest postage stamp collage…

24 blue green whimsy 1a cropIt began with a blank notebook, and 2 stamps which serendipitously turned up while I was sorting through a large batch of old stamps. Continue reading How to grow a landscape…

All fingers & stamps!

I met the lovely Victoria Wilcox, a professional photographer, at my last craft fair in Derby, about a month ago.  She was very intrigued by my stampy crafts and asked if she could take some pics (to which I of course agreed!).  We arranged a mini ‘photo shoot’ for Monday, and had a lot of fun spreading my stamps around my workspace & pulling silly faces! Continue reading All fingers & stamps!