Mixing & Machin

Rainbow Patchwork Stamp Art by TangleCraftsIt’s a long time since I made one of these! ‘Postal patchwork’ was one of my first forays into stamp art, Continue reading Mixing & Machin

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Nowherelands

“For me, an unused stamp isn’t especially exciting. The more signs there are of handling and of life, the more valuable it feels. Continue reading Nowherelands

“Ambassadors of art and life”

The stamp is an important object. Although very small in format, it carries a message. Stamps are a measure of the culture of a country. This tiny, rectangular piece of paper links the hearts of sender and receiver. It is a bridge between peoples and nations. The stamp knows no borders. It reaches us even in prisons, asylums, and hospitals, and wherever we may be on earth. Stamps should be ambassadors of art and life Continue reading “Ambassadors of art and life”

Under the Microscope

Postage stamp collage jigsaws
A selection of my collaged ‘jigsaw puzzle’ notebook covers featuring tiny stamps from various countries

Making a collage out of postage stamps is quite like completing a jigsaw without a picture on the box to guide you: Continue reading Under the Microscope