Lesley Barnes
Christmas Stamps 2018

Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
A sheet of nine promotional Christmas stamps to send to clients, friends and family for the festive season 2018. I associate Christmas with sending out good wishes to all, and stamps seemed like the perfect way to communicate this. I wanted the design of the stamps to be appealing to all – however they celebrated their winter holiday.

How was the illustration used:
On stamps

How did you make this work:
The stamps were printed on traditional gummed paper with perforations, so they could be torn off from the sheet and used. I liked the idea that the stamp sheets I enclosed with my Christmas card, could then be used by the recipient on their own Christmas mail and sent on for others to enjoy. The illustrations were bright, festive and fun to help celebrate winter.

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personal work

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Lesley is an illustrator who lives in Glasgow with her little dog Cleo. Her distinctive, bright and joyful work spans the worlds of fashion, music, children’s literature, film and product design.