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Introducing Alex Smith

January 30, 2013

penny black alex smith biopicToday we’re proud to welcome another talent illustrating for Penny Black.   Welcome, Alex Smith!

As a writer and illustrator of children’s books, Alex brings happy whimsy to all his characters.  You’ll be charmed as “Lulu” makes her debut with her playful adventures.

30-167 Lulu’s Party

30-167 lulu's party

40-223 Special Girl

40-223 special girl

lulu on the moon

40-221 Lulu On the Moon, 30-161 Embellishments

Even Granny is joining in on the fun! – 40-216 Granny’s Cake

40-216 granny's cake

Alex also illustrated our cover girl, 4300K Melle Papillon!

4300k melle papillon

Join us tomorrow with a fun interview with Alex and for a look at what our designers have created with his images! 

16 Comments leave one →
  1. January 30, 2013 3:15 am

    Your cover girl is wonderfully distinctive & very Penny Black. I can imagine using Alex’s images for storyboarding & making children’s books/cards/journalling. Looking forward to the interview.
    Paula (PEP)

  2. Cathy A permalink
    January 30, 2013 3:19 am

    Love Alex’s stamps, Melle Papillon is going to be used a lot in my house!

  3. Sandra ltb permalink
    January 30, 2013 4:47 am

    very sweet images.
    Sandra ltb

  4. Terry Cox permalink
    January 30, 2013 5:32 am

    I really like Alex’s illustration style… GREAT stamps!
    These stamps are a MUST for me!

  5. January 30, 2013 6:20 am

    fabulous, love these fun images
    Lindsay xx

  6. Jeannine permalink
    January 30, 2013 7:27 am

    Can’t wait to play with these new images. My granddaughters will love them!

  7. January 30, 2013 7:40 am

    Wow, great images, Alex. Lulu is so cute and fun. Melle Papillon is fantastic, too.

  8. January 30, 2013 9:17 am

    Soooooo ADORABLE and Fun!!!!

  9. Susan permalink
    January 30, 2013 9:26 am

    Welcome Alex. Great new stamps — love granny on her bike with the cake!

  10. mildredmildew permalink
    January 30, 2013 10:17 am

    Hi and welcome to Alex…Granny is my favorite…reminds me of me…(although I don’t bake or ride a bike, but I do like cake!).

  11. Emily H permalink
    January 30, 2013 10:52 am

    Oh goodness!! Love those pig tails!!

  12. January 30, 2013 1:45 pm

    Welcome to Alex, I adore Melle Pappillion! xx

  13. Patty Pearson permalink
    January 30, 2013 5:39 pm

    I just LOVE Lulu!!!

  14. January 30, 2013 6:03 pm

    Alex what a talented young man you are!

  15. January 30, 2013 8:49 pm

    loving it all and can’t wait to hear from Alex!! =)

  16. January 31, 2013 6:02 am

    wow these are amazing…such cool designs..

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