Thursday, August 19, 2010
Krazy Kat (Scott #3000e)
Sylvester & Tweety (Scott #3204)
The Lion King (Scott #3867)
Plus, the cat from Bright Eyes, a postal strip of cartoon animal stamps (Scott #3232). I could’ve also included the Cat in the Hat stamp from the Celebrate the Century series, but the Seuss creation never really looked or felt like much of a cat to begin with.
I suppose I’ll add more cats to the postcard (as well as my home) at some point, when the time is right. But for now, RIP to two truly irreplaceable kitties.
Thursday, August 12, 2010
While most of the time, the stamps I use for these covers apply to the movie posters in question for obvious reasons (a film’s star) or tangential (a location or subject matter), sometimes, I choose them for purely visual reasons alone.
The Quilts of Gee’s Bend postal issue presented itself with an interesting opportunity because, while having nothing to do with film, the beauty of the quilts themselves I knew I could pair with some of the one-sheets in my collection—in this particular case, Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday (Tati, 1953) and Darling (Schlesinger, 1965). I think the results are interesting and striking.
These two particular stamps are Scott # 4092 & 4097 respectively.