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Stamp series for Canadian rock bands
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CANADIAN RECORDING ARTISTS, POST STAMPS

For 2013, Canada Post put out a series of stamps on famous Canadian rock bands, Rush, The Guess Who, The Tragically Hip and Beau Dommage. The series was issued on July 19th 2013 – package includes 1 day of issue envelope, 1 pack of 10 stamps, 1 post card and a souvenir sheet, for each of the bands. Official obliteration stamps were developed for each band, inspired either by their existing brand or Canadian province of origin.
 
 

Client : Canada Post
Agency : Paprika
 
*Photos by Louis Gagnon (Paprika)
 
 
 
 
 
 
ILLUSTRATED PORTRAITS
 
Examples of the illustrated portraits that were created for the stamp series. These were sketch-stage portraits
by Canadian illustrator Mark Summers, they unfortunately were left unsued. Some of the graphic experiments using these illustrations are shown below.
 
These sketches are copyrighted property of Mark Summerand are not to be used without his approval.