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Sunday, April 29, 2018

"Mail Art Envelope 2" - Postcard

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

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Swans on Nest - Photograph

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I recently took this photograph at the reservoir in Easton, CT.

Waterfall - Photograph

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I recently took this photograph in Easton, CT.

Cemetery Iron Gates and Fence - Photograph

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This is 1 of 4 posts of photographs that I recently took at Redding Ridge Cemetery in Redding, CT.

Angel Statue - Photograph

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This is 2 of 4 posts of photographs that I recently took at Redding Ridge Cemetery in Redding, CT.

Solitude - Photograph

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This is 3 of 4 posts of photographs that I recently took at Redding Ridge Cemetery in Redding, CT.

Scales of Justice Gravestone - Photograph

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This is 4 of 4 posts of photographs that I recently took at Redding Ridge Cemetery in Redding, CT.

Israel Putnam Statue - Photograph

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I recently took these photographs at Putnam Memorial State Park in Redding, CT.

Birds - Photograph

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I recently took these photographs at Putnam Memorial State Park in Redding, CT, in the East side park.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

"Red Gold Black Birds" - Postcard

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

This is my second entry.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

"Birds Flowers" - Postcard

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

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

"Vintage Cape Cod Map" - Postcard

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I made a tourist postcard for Cape Cod, Massachusetts using an old map.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

"Vintage Salem, MA Map" - Postcard

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I made a tourist postcard for Salem, Massachusetts using an old map.

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 on it are my own.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Queen Of Hearts - Week 14 - The Book of Days

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The week14 theme for my Book of Days was Queen Of 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.)

The master index for all of my entries is here.

Butterfly Collage - Week 13 - The Book of Days

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The week13 theme for my Book of Days was Butterfly Collage.

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 master index for all of my entries is here.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

"Queen of Hearts" - Postcard

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

This is my second entry, using a more traditional queen in my 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.)

Saturday, April 14, 2018

"Spring Fairy Queen" - Postcard

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

I made a Spring Fairy Queen theme. I again experimented a little with smudging colors to lighten the 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.)

"The Castle On Post" - Postcard

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I made an Irish theme piece that was inspired by the name of an area restaurant/pub, The Castle On Post, which has delicious Corned Beef Spring Rolls as well as other Irish fare on their menu.

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 are from an Irish Blessing.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

"Asian Water Cranes" - Postcard

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

I used Asian stamps to make an ocean scene with flying cranes. I experimented with blending colors and smudging for the waves, sky, and sun colors. The technique forced me out of my comfort zone, but I like the end result.

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, April 1, 2018

"Happy Easter" - Postcard

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I made an Easter Bunny theme piece. Happy Easter everyone!

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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

"Easter Greetings" - Postcard

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I made an Easter Greetings theme piece. Happy Easter everyone!

I created this using GIMP 2.8.22.

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