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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.


Tuesday, January 27, 2015

"Robert Burns" – Postcard

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This week’s Sunday Postcard Art challenge was "Robert Burns Night."

I wasn't sure what to do for this, and ended up having to enforce my time limit on myself. This year I either have to declare my piece finished or abandon it, instead of spending excessive amounts of time on it if I don't like how it's coming out.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.14.

The vintage images are from the Internet Archive. (See the side of my blog for links.)

On the Blizzard front, it looks like I got lucky, and the storm went further East than they originally forecast. It's still snowing, but the totals here are much less than the original 2 to 3 feet they expected. The eastern part of the state looks like it took the brunt of the storm, as far as Connecticut goes.


Diane said...

Really nice-- like the vintage feel!

Deann said...

What an elegant postcard and I've never heard that poem before it is awesome...thank you.

Electra said...

I have missed your art. (My fault) This is wonderful, Anne!

Deb~Paxton Valley Folk Art said...

Beautiful and love that you used the original Gaelic text.

Mandy Chilvers said...

i love this Anne.

Karla B said...

Beautifully made!Love it!