Thursday, March 24, 2011

British Stamp Artist Pays Tribute to Prince William and Kate reports, "A British artist has created a portrait of Prince William and Kate Middleton – made entirely of stamps!"

According to an article appearing on their website, "Peter Mason, or the Post Pop Art Man, as he is known, made the portrait of the royal couple to celebrate their upcoming wedding by recycling British postage stamps to create a pixilated image of the pair."

The website reports in a related article that the 3 foot by 4 foot portrait took two weeks to create, with the talented former art teacher spending at least six hours a day working on the artwork."

Mason, 66, is quoted as saying he uses 3,500 stamps for a typical  3 foot by 4 foot postage stamp painting and up to 22,000 stamps for his larger pieces.

To read the entire article, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM