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Royal Mail Footba11 Heroes Stamps

Award: Wood Pencil

Wood Pencil / Crafts for Design / Illustration for Design / 2014

To celebrate the Football Association’s 150th anniversary, Royal Mail asked True North to produce a set of eleven stamps, honouring a fantasy team of British football heroes. Alongside Kevin Moore, director of the National Football Museum, we chose players that had represented one of the four home nations. Hours were spent trawling archive imagery for shots of the players at their best. Following a digital mock up of the team, Andrew Kinsman was commissioned to produce an ultra-realistic illustration in the form of a traditional team photograph

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