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: yesterday

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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 Tyler Hannigan yesterday

Front side of postcard on cardboard by Ukrainen qrtist, Lubomyr Tymiciv

ThanksThe back side of Lubomyr's PC

AND my return hand drawn PC -"Spiral#2"

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on Tuesday


There is a hugh gap in the messages due to my unknown computer mistake.

SO   scroll down, down, down  and then down some more.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on Tuesday

From Lubomyr Tymlciv(sp?) in Lviv, Ukraine - drawn & stamped on cardboard - THANKS



And heading back to Ukraine

"Spiral #2"  - blue ink on yellow card stock


Comment by Coco Muchmore on Tuesday

Gary greatness! Handmade postcard collage mailed in the open (should we say plein air?) from Upper Michigan

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on Saturday

From Thom Courcelle

And the stamped back side

And sent in return to Thom

Postcard by Ty Hannigan - "Reaching Out #1"

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on January 14, 2023 at 8:27pm

Untitled postcard by Coco Muchmore receivedIn return Tyler sent

Postcard - ink on photopaper

Comment by Susan Gnaedinger on January 10, 2023 at 10:56pm

I know Tyler posted this earlier, but I'm posting it again. It is unusual. It looks like it was commercially printed because it is on this gloss photo paper. 

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on January 2, 2023 at 1:40am

Thanks to Celil Dustin for this PC !Sorry if it is upside down

Sending in return one of My modern petroglyph series #9

NOTE: When uploading images I've found that I can set the width of the images - My arbitrary choice is 270 pixels -

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on December 31, 2022 at 6:17am

Thanks to Susan Gnaedinger for  hand drawn postcard

And in response I've sent the following hand drawn postcard

"Flying Flower" ink on photo paper (Note: Once ink dries it shouldn't smear

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on December 30, 2022 at 10:08pm

Thanks to Amy Candiotti for her watercolor drawing of a fox in the snow.

In return I've sent "Reaching Out #5" - hand drawn pen & ink postcard


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