It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but it’s actually a good question! Continue reading When is a stamp not a stamp?
It’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
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
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
I’ve not done this for a while so thought I would share the journey of my latest postage stamp collage…
It 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…
Whether slightly flawed or torn or simply too common, the stamps which find their way into my collages are primarily from the philatelists’ reject pile – Continue reading Which are the weeds?