About Sound and Vision


It’s true that one thing leads to another. While researching dioramas I came across Australian artist Mark Powell, whom I introduced you to last week. While researching him, I stumbled upon the exquisite work of Mark Powell of the U.K. London-based artist Mark Powell reuses old envelopes as canvases to produce incredible life-like drawings. His sketches are made using only a Biro pen, and they often incorporate original stamps and postage marks. By recycling the envelopes, he is in some way preserving a bit of history and the tales behind the sender.

Mark explains his work by saying, “for me the individual is a fascinating thing. With my mobile phone camera I take photos of people walking the street, riding the tube or bus. I do this unnoticed at first, no egos or megalomania, no sense of self-importance or grandeur can be seen but simply a life being lived…

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