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Saturday, April 27, 2013

"Fate Frowns" – Postcard


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This week’s Artful Times challenge #28 was "Clean and Simple."

I created a stark Mail Art piece that was inspired by these words from the book The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe:

Fate sits on these dark battlements, and frowns,
And, as the portals open to receive me,
Her voice, in sullen echoes through the courts,
Tells of a nameless deed.

I made this digital piece using GIMP version 2.8.4.

The vintage images are from an Internet search.

The font is Kokila.

9 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

Love your card! Valerie

Grannie Annie said...

Wow what a stark and powerful piece Anne...well done!

Von said...

Lovely to see a postcard Anne :)
Thank you for sharing with us at Artful Times
Von ♥

chrissies said...

Great digital work of art

Chrissie xx

Heather Alger said...

Wonderful Idea, so Beautifully created x

Gráinne said...

Love this, everything is just perfect :-) Suzanne

butterfly said...

What a wonderful quote - and the postcard has such a great vintage look. A strong, powerful piece - love it!
Alison x

Neet said...

What a lovely idea to do a postcard - I do like the image and the explanation.
Thanks you for joining us at Artful Times. Hugs, Neet xx (I have been away, sorry I am so late)

Craftychris said...

Fabulous piece of digital work! Such a cool idea to do a postcard! xx