In an addition to my occasional series highlighting the wonder of paper artistry, and in the interests of promulgating some seriously beautiful creations to savour, let me share with you the incredible work of Diana Beltrán Herrera, a Columbian designer currently living in Bristol, UK.
I adore her ‘bird postage stamps’ series:
© Diana Beltrán Herrera
You can see the rest of this series, including some detailed close-ups here.
Last weekend, Hub and I spent a few days in Birmingham, the UK’s second largest city.
The main driving force behind our visit was so that Hub could attend the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition at the National Exhibition Centre. This is the main model railway event each year in the UK and, as a modeller himself, Hub was keen to see the 90+layouts and pick up a few bargains along the way.
If you are interested in seeing the progress with his layout, check out his YouTube channel here.
Although I am extremely supportive of Hub’s hobby, I didn’t feel the need to see the exhibition myself. Instead, I took the opportunity to spend one of the days in the centre of Birmingham with my Mum.
We had a great time checking out in particular the city’s Museum and Art Gallery. It is a magnificent testament to the city’s commitment to the arts.
The Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, plus Christmas Market