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Saturday, September 3, 2011

"Northanger Abbey" - #81 Pen and Paper - Postcard

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This week’s Sunday Postcard Art challenge was “Jane Austen." The character Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey reminded me of myself. I always related to her, and her fascination with gothic mysteries.

This is also my entry for Digital Whisper theme #81 Pen and Paper.

I have a master list for all of my Digital Whisper 100 theme entries here.

The woman is from the Library of Congress, the abbey is a painting by Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840), and the hand is from Clipart ETC. The words are from the book. (See the right hand side of my blog for links.)

The font is JaneAusten.

As I thought about this piece longer, I decided it wasn't quite right, and modified it. I hate doing re-dos, and don't normally do this, but this is the second time in a row that I have.

10 comments:

Celeste said...

I love this postcard. No idea how to do this sort of art but admire this one you have created.

Grannie Annie said...

Just fabulous Anne a beautiful post card!!!

Gayle Page-Robak said...

This is so beautiful, lovely and elegant. Love it.

LynnF said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Anne!

Junibears said...

Two marvellous pieces. Just gorgeous! xx

Petra Tillmann said...

Beautiful, Anne!

Martina2801 said...

Stunning creation, Anne!

bluegiraffe (Sherry) said...

Beautiful!!! And how clever to use a Jane Austen font--I never knew there was one.

Kris Dickinson said...

My favorite today. This is fantastic!

One Crabapple said...

So delicate with a touch of dark mystery. Beautiful.