‘Heart of the Forest’ quartet stamp series has been created by Gail Armstrong,
an award-winning paper sculptor and illustrator who creates stunning
three-dimensional works of art from flat sheets of paper.
theme takes its inspiration from Love Paper, a global campaign which promotes
the sustainable and attractive attributes of print, paper, and paper packaging.
highlights how the paper industry depends on sustainable forest management to
provide a reliable supply of wood fibre, the key raw material for paper
products. It advocates that sustainable forest management plays an important
role in conserving biodiversity and eco systems.
and you’ll see Gail has recycled old stamps and stamp sheets, bending and
shaping the paper to depict some of the elements of sustainable forest
management. She has created some stunning three-dimensional paper cut images
including a chestnut tree with a vibrant blue bird for the first stamp in the
The stamps will be released during the course of the year with the souvenir
sheet which brings the whole heart of the forest together being released in