Canada Post Animal Mothers and Babies stamps
Issued in the lead-up to Earth Day and Mother’s Day, we designed two stamps celebrating the bond between sea otter and red-necked grebe mothers and their babies. Temagami Anishinaabe artist Caroline Brown brought her illustrations to life through embroidery and beadwork, beautifully rendering the textures of feathers and fur. We gave the images a storybook quality, and were inspired by the traditional relationship between home-based fabric crafts and a mother's love.
Artwork by Caroline Brown