Webb & Webb Design, various artists: Sabina Šinko, Francisco Rodríguez, Thomas Danthony, Mick Brownfield, Matt Murphy, Sarah Jones
Royal Mail Classic Science Fiction stamps

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Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
To celebrate the imagination and artistic legacy of classic British science fiction novels; and to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the death of HG Wells, we were commissioned to design six stamps featuring new artistic interpretations of classic sci-fi stories by celebrated British authors.

How was the illustration used:
Postage stamps

How did you make this work:
Each illustrator and artist was given a quote from the book to inform their work, for example the line given to illustrator Matt Murphy for Childhood’s End was: “‘Now I understand,’ said the last man”.Mediums include watercolour, photographic manipulation, digital illustration, airbrush and photographic collage.

Commissioner Name :
James Webb
Commissioner Company :
Webb & Webb Design Limited
Commissioned for:
Royal Mail

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