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I indulged in Smoke and Mirrors, Double Meanings, Hidden Messages, Madness, etc., on my blog during May and June of 2018. But the unraveling began in March 2018.


Saturday, March 28, 2009

"Life is good"

This week’s Sunday Postcard Art challenge was “Life is good”. Once again, I had a lot of ideas, but trying to implement them wasn’t easy. I settled on this design. It shows three cats gathered below two birds, who think, “Life is good... when you're sitting in the catbird seat.” Everything in the foreground is clipart from Arthur's Free Clipart and Free clip art and clipart images. The background is a picture of a green meadow, blurred slightly. (It’s the same one I used last week.)

The picture quality of this postcard is only so-so. I originally wasn’t going to post it, and skip this week’s challenge. But I decided I would because it's a learning experience for me, and this blog is my record for that. I'm having problems switching between image manipulation programs and image formats (gif, jpg, bmp). The result is color resolution loss and colored pixels appearing where they shouldn’t (but there is a pattern to them). So it shows me what I need to work on further.


Annes Art said...

Beautiful card, thanks for playing this challenge!!

Angelina said...

Great card!!

Buffy said...


Darlene said...

Such a cute postcard!!!

Mary said...

Great postcard and love the interpretation of the theme! My cat is looking out the window at this very moment, but she prefers chasing mice :-) said...

Love your fabulous postcard.