Hand Made Postcards

Hand Made Postcard Exchange.

Please no commercial postcards.

Categories / media - drawing, painting, watercolor, print making, mixed media, original photograph.

Mailed postcards have an advantage being postmarked they record the time and place where created.

Note: pastel, collage and embellishments do not travel well and may cause postal machinery damage/breakage.

My address is on the last comment page.

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Latest Activity: Sep 16

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Paper type and thickness for handmade postcards

Started by Tanushree V. Last reply by Gwendolynium Dec 10, 2021. 10 Replies

Does anyone have recommendations for paper types/thickness they use for handmade postcards? I've tried sending some in the mail, but suspect they need to be thicker (I'm using Strathmore printmaking…Continue

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Comment by Susan Gnaedinger on September 16, 2022 at 4:58pm

I think of this as an ecological card from Sabrina

Comment by Coco Muchmore on September 16, 2022 at 1:18am

This was a fun exchange. Gary's hand made card is on the top, my reply is underneath:



Comment by Susan Gnaedinger on September 14, 2022 at 4:22pm

Received "streaming #7" from Tyler.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on September 10, 2022 at 8:00pm

Postcard going out to Sabrina Schmider

Comment by Coco Muchmore on September 3, 2022 at 2:06am

Thank you so much for your hand drawn, ocean-hearted fish postcard, Tyler. It traveled so well!

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on September 2, 2022 at 9:56pm

Thanks to Sabrina Schmider - Lovely sunflower Print

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on September 1, 2022 at 7:45pm

Thanks to Coco Muchmore for this postcard with oil pastel and gel coat

Comment by Coco Muchmore on August 29, 2022 at 10:16pm

Sending this beauty off to Richard C...

It's crayon on sandpaper (a remnant from a textile postcard I made last weekend). On the address side I wrote,"Hope this art offering doesn't rub you the wrong way."


Comment by awyn on August 24, 2022 at 4:03pm

"Beetle #5" received from Ty Hannigan while I was away on vacation. Thank you, Ty!

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on August 21, 2022 at 1:00am

Experimental Blown Ink postcard from California artist, James Chester

Thanks Jim


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