The first shows polar bears that were among old book pages depicting animals that I'd sent to Svenja. She sent this photo back after giving it a wonderful context, on a painted book cover: 

She says "These guys indicated to travel right back to you--couldn't do anything against it." Who knew they'd talk?? I hope they aren't telling SECRETS, Svenja.

 

Separately Svenja sent her first attempt at linocut, which I would call a smashing success--printed on a topical card:

Svenja says her linocut swimmer is "knocking her head." Poor thing. Thanks very much, Svenja, I love both ~

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Comment by vizma bruns on April 30, 2012 at 6:18am

Yeah, love the swimmer and stunts!!

Comment by Svenja Wahl on April 29, 2012 at 11:10pm

Thanks for blogging, Nancy! I hadn't realized myself that both cards were water topics!

KDJ: they look nice these flowers, don't they? You can get any value of stamps with these flowers. 

Thank you all :-))

Comment by cheryl penn on April 29, 2012 at 8:39pm

Great texture - add/send back get Svenja to make your vispo book cover?

Comment by Carina on April 29, 2012 at 7:34pm

The stamp/linocut is awesome!!

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