Thursday, November 08, 2012

President Obama Gets 3000 Stamps of Approval

Britain's SWNS website is reporting, "Barack Obama has has his re-election given the stamp of approval – with is portrait of the US president made entirely of stamps. Retired art teacher Peter Mason [shown here] used over 3,000 postage stamps to create the colourful collage to honour Obama as he successfully won a second term in office.

According to the article, "The 3ft by 4ft artwork was compiled over three weeks using different stamps and tearing them down the middle to illustrate Obama’s features. Peter, 64, used a combination of traditional British and American stamps to create the amazing artwork."

Mason is quoted as saying, "“I did it because I wanted to honour such a historic president."

To read the entire article and to see more photos, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM