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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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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 Wednesday

Comment by Susan Gnaedinger on Wednesday

Received from AWYN. The front of the card is actually a collage.

Comment by Coco Muchmore on Wednesday

Original art goodness mailed in the open as a postcard from Susan Gnaedinger--Always a treat! Thank you!

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on Tuesday

Here are e some color added to the beetle print shown earlier.Top one is "Ribbon Dance" and the second is "Fire Dancer"

Comment by Susan Gnaedinger on Monday

Received from M.L. Stephens. The barn is from a picture he took in Shedd Oregon.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on Monday

Thanks to Susan Gnaedinger for likung the Beetle postcard I Sent. (See her comment and beetle image 4 comments below. That beetle was smaller originally designed for doing a set of ATCs.This is a larger version of the beetle linocut designed for a new postcard set.

Comment by Susan Gnaedinger on January 19, 2022 at 2:29am

Received postcard from Steve Black along with a packet of stuff.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on January 17, 2022 at 11:58pm

Thanks Patricio (Celestial Scribe) for the Fish with a Heat PostcardYou never know what kind of fish will swim up river to Taos, New Mexico

Comment by Steve O. Black on January 17, 2022 at 6:51pm

Coco - I use Elmer's Glue stick (washable disappearing purple).

Comment by Susan Gnaedinger on January 16, 2022 at 6:56pm

I went OH wow when I saw this card from Tyler. Its very vibrant but that is not showing up in the photo.

 

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