British Artist's Collages Give Stamps a New Lease on Life
The This Is Gloucestershire website reports Rachel started making stamp collages like the one shown above a decade ago after the death of her father who was a stamp collector. In fact, both her parents had run a business dealing in stamps as a sideline and, even after selling many of them, the family was left with boxes of old stock.
According to the article, "Despite being a stamp collector herself, Rachel has no problem with cutting the materials she uses in her designs.Value-wise they are worth just a few pence each at most and, as far as she is concerned, it's better to have them out in the open displayed as part of a collage than languishing unseen in a drawer."
"My designs give stamps a new lease of life," she said.
To read the entire article, click here.
To view some of Rachel's other collages, click here.