Legal Notice


Legal Notice to all visitors: Google hosts this site and uses certain Blogger and Google cookies, including, but not limited to, Google Analytics and AdSense cookies. By remaining on this site, you are consenting to the use of Google cookies.

This is an ad-free blog
zone. (See Disclaimer of Endorsement at the bottom of this site.)

Translate

Sunday, July 30, 2017

"Turquoise Lime / Golden Mermaid" - Postcard


© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This week's Sunday Postcard Art challenge was "Turquoise and Lime."

I started this by "stamping" two different ephemera backgrounds on a white postcard. Next, I blotted on turquoise and lime green splotches of color. I "stamped" a fish ornament at the top. Then I placed part of a poem about mermaids on this. I used the golden mermaid for a focal point, and included turquoise colored dolphin/sea monsters.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

Blue Dragonfly - Photograph

 © All Rights Reserved
© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 1 of 2 posts of photographs that I took recently at the Audubon Larsen Wildlife Sanctuary in Fairfield, CT.

Green Water Rings - Photograph

 © All Rights Reserved
© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 2 of 2 posts of photographs that I took recently at the Audubon Larsen Wildlife Sanctuary in Fairfield, CT.

Green Heron - Photograph

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 1 of 4 posts of photographs that I took recently at Mill Hollow Park in Fairfield, CT.

Swan - Photograph

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 2 of 4 posts of photographs that I took recently at Mill Hollow Park in Fairfield, CT.

Wood Plank Path In Forest - Photograph

 © All Rights Reserved
 © All Rights Reserved
© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 3 of 4 posts of photographs that I took recently at Mill Hollow Park in Fairfield, CT.

Deer On Path - Photograph

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 4 of 4 posts of photographs that I took recently at Mill Hollow Park in Fairfield, CT.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

"Music Mermen" - Postcard

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This week's Take a Word challenge was "Sea Creatures."

I colorized the black and white stamped image, then added seagulls.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

Sunday, July 16, 2017

"Bird Butterfly Rainbow" - Postcard

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This week's Sunday Postcard Art challenge was "Rainbows."

I started this by making a pastel rainbow background. Next, I added rainbow colored text and polka dots that faded as they went from the bottom to the top. Then I placed two poems about rainbows on this. I used a bird for a focal point, and included a butterfly.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

Featured in the weekly sampler.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Belted Kingfisher - Photograph

 © All Rights Reserved
 © All Rights Reserved
© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 1 of 4 posts of photographs that I took recently at Mill Hollow Park in Fairfield, CT.

Barn Swallow - Photograph

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 2 of 4 posts of photographs that I took recently at Mill Hollow Park in Fairfield, CT.

Dragonfly - Photograph

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 3 of 4 posts of photographs that I took recently at Mill Hollow Park in Fairfield, CT.

Summer Hammock - Photograph

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 4 of 4 posts of photographs that I took recently at Mill Hollow Park in Fairfield, CT.

Water Ring Reflection - Photograph

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

I recently took this photograph at Sturges Ponds Open Space in Fairfield, CT.

Spotted Sandpiper, Great Egret, Wood Bridge - Photograph

  © All Rights Reserved
  © All Rights Reserved
© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

I recently took these photographs at Mill Pond Park in New Canaan, CT.

I think the bird in the first photo is a Spotted Sandpiper. The white bird is a Great Egret.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

"Troubled Heart Knight" - Postcard

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This week's Take a Word challenge was "Hearts."

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

Sunday, July 9, 2017

"Summer Dreams Fade Away" - Postcard

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

I made a summer themed piece.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

The words in the foreground are from The Egyptian Maid by William Wordsworth.

The words in the background are from The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

"Hexagon Mucha Woman" - Postcard

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This week's Sunday Postcard Art challenge was "Hexagons."

This is 1 of 3 postcards that I made using the same hexagon background.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

"Hexagon Angel" - Postcard

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 2 of 3 postcards that I made using the same hexagon background.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

"Hexagon Art Nouveau Woman" - Postcard

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 3 of 3 postcards that I made using the same hexagon background.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

"Greetings from Rhode Island - the ocean state" - Tourist Postcard

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

I made a Rhode Island tourist postcard.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

"Greetings from Massachusetts" - Tourist Postcard

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

I made a Massachusetts tourist postcard.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

"Greetings from Maine" - Tourist Postcard

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

I made a Maine tourist postcard.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

"Greetings from Connecticut" - Tourist Postcard

© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

I made a Connecticut tourist postcard.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Dresser, Desk, Typewriter - Photograph

 © All Rights Reserved
 © All Rights Reserved
© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 1 of 4 posts of photographs that I took recently at Blithewold Mansion and Gardens in Bristol, RI.

Bathroom, Bookcase, Breakfast Porch - Photograph

© All Rights Reserved
© All Rights Reserved
© All Rights Reserved
© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 2 of 4 posts of photographs that I took recently at Blithewold Mansion and Gardens in Bristol, RI.

Stone Wall Fountain, Wood God Statue, Giant Sequoia Tree - Photograph

 © All Rights Reserved
 © All Rights Reserved
© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 3 of 4 posts of photographs that I took recently at Blithewold Mansion and Gardens in Bristol, RI.

Flower Garden, Water Lily, Bamboo Grove - Photograph

  © All Rights Reserved
  © All Rights Reserved
  © All Rights Reserved
© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 4 of 4 posts of photographs that I took recently at Blithewold Mansion and Gardens in Bristol, RI.

Lodge - Photograph

 © All Rights Reserved
 © All Rights Reserved
© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 1 of 6 posts of photographs that I took recently at Juniper Hill Cemetery in Bristol, RI.

Flowers - Photograph

 © All Rights Reserved
 © All Rights Reserved
© All Rights Reserved
(Click on image to enlarge)

This is 2 of 6 posts of photographs that I took recently at Juniper Hill Cemetery in Bristol, RI.