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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

"Hand Made Paper" - Postcard

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I created this experimental vintage piece starting with the background, which I thought looked similar to hand made paper. (It's hard to see that in the finished postcard.) I created the background by overlaying one blank old book page over another. Then I added text from a few old book pages. I intentionally gave one text section a faded look, to make it look like it was being seen through the page from the next page in a book. I completed the piece by adding a few old images. (The girl holding flowers is from the Graphics Fairy.)

Because everything on this is old, I decided to enter it in this week's Tuesday's Treasures.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.16.

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

10 comments:

Tom said...

Anne I can see why you named your blog Anne's Creative Cornucopia. What a wonderful creation this little treasure is. Keep them coming please!

Pippa Koenig said...

I say hallo again (Howard Carpendale?)
P. with http://disipi.blogspot.de/

abrianna said...

I love this.

Arti said...

You did a beautiful vintage postcard

Marie C said...

Very nice! It looks great.

abby j said...

Beautiful image, Anne...definitely vintage!

Cranberry Morning said...

Good grief, this is incredible! Just beautiful. And I love the header!

Rose said...

this looks so vintage! (I think I am stuck on the word vintage...think this is the third time I have used it tonight.) But this has a take me back in time feel to it.

genie said...

I think you did a fabulous job of putting this collage together. You were so creative and you’d end product is lovely.

Deann said...

This is so beautiful I love hands on artwork.