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.

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Paper type and thickness for handmade postcards

Started by Tanushree V. Last reply by B/T Craig Aug 12. 9 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 Tyler Hannigan on August 2, 2021 at 10:01pm

Susan Gnaedinger's "Mermaid" postcard

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on July 31, 2021 at 10:08pm

Received from COCO Muchmore. - Excellent Quilt Postcard.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on July 28, 2021 at 7:30pm

New Cecil Dustin Linocut Print Postcard

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on July 13, 2021 at 6:11am

Steella Dara's "Telephonebooth" postcard. It is an experiment with watercolor and embossing powder.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on June 23, 2021 at 1:27am

Whirlwind postcard going out to Kit Gonzales Moore

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on June 22, 2021 at 6:22am

Hand colored monoprint postcard going to Amy Candiotti

Comment by Bradford on June 8, 2021 at 6:06pm

from awyn, a new Canadian member:

Comment by Guido Bondioli on June 3, 2021 at 10:12pm

I use the cards that comes as junk mail. It has been mailed once so I know it can slide through the post office experience.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on June 1, 2021 at 1:04am

Great abstract / mixed media PC from "awyn" in Canada

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on May 27, 2021 at 6:04am

Received hand carved stamped pattern postcard from Jan Hodgman


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