About andy

An e-learning professional and physics teacher by trade, Andy discovered late in life that he rather likes art. He set up my REAL wall and mailart365 to make and send as much art in the post as possible but spends far too much on postal costs

February 2015

Charlotte Dujardin

By |2017-01-10T11:06:39+00:00February 12th, 2015|Categories: by Andy, handmade|Tags: , , , , |

  The Olympics stamps are selling fast and I'm painting and collaging furiously to keep up! This one is of Charlotte Dujardin and her horse Vallegro, going out to a lucky buyer of these stamps. The face just happened to be on the front page of the Evening Standard today and fit perfectly. She had [...]

Olympic medley

By |2017-01-10T11:06:39+00:00February 8th, 2015|Categories: by Andy, handmade|Tags: , , , , , |

One lucky buyer has just become the owner of 5 sets of Olympic stamps! I decided to put all the stamps into a single thank you note that looks like this This was done in biro and watercolour with collaged heads from the Evening Standard and some baby magazines. We've got quite a few of [...]

Jade Jones – Taekwondo Gold Medallist by Andy

By |2017-01-10T11:06:39+00:00February 5th, 2015|Categories: by Andy, handmade|Tags: , , |

We just sold and sent another set of Olympics stamps, this time featuring Jade Jones, who won gold at the Korean martial art of Taekwondo. In keeping with previous thank you notes, Andy watercoloured and collaged the stamp image and enclosed it. We've still got a few Olympics stamps left in the shop, make sure [...]

How to be British Postcards added to shop

By |2015-02-02T23:47:49+00:00February 2nd, 2015|Categories: by Andy, by Elena, Store bought|Tags: , , |

Now that we're back in London, we're adding postcards from London and from our collection to the shop. We've just added some postcards from the "How to be British" series to the site, which cleverly capture the spirit of what it's like to be British in 6x4 inches. Even though we've had these for a [...]

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