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.

Members: 65
Latest Activity: on Tuesday

Discussion Forum

Managing Our Postcard Collections

All suggestions and comments are welcome here ?Ty Hannigan here. -- Here is what I do (currently)1st:I scan new postcards when they arrive and file the image in my computer under the artist's name. I…Continue

Tags: maintain, store, postcards

Started by Tyler Hannigan Feb 2.

Paper type and thickness for handmade postcards 12 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

Started by Tanushree V. Last reply by Guido Bondioli Oct 21, 2023.

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Comment by Tyler Hannigan on September 27, 2023 at 6:38pm

A fishy postcard from Susan Gnaedinger - Thankyou

And in return I'm sending "Universe Center" - a rubber stamped and added ink postcard.

Comment by S. Ky on September 22, 2023 at 11:34am

Hiya TH

Will send you a postcard when I can. Sorry for the delay.

S. Ky (Susan)

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on September 21, 2023 at 7:41pm

Received packet from Lubomyr Tymkiv in Ukraine.

This stamp of a disabled Russian tank being towed by a Ukraine tractor.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on September 21, 2023 at 1:50pm

Thanks to Susan Gnaedinger for her "Palm in the Sun" postcard. Reminds me of my earlier Florida days.

And in return I'm sending - Wind Shield #2 - a new hand carved rubber stamp tile compossit.

Comment by Susan Gnaedinger on September 17, 2023 at 8:27pm

Received from Nick Tauro...printed post card of his work. He has some interesting work on his webpage.

Comment by awyn on September 16, 2023 at 4:18pm

Received this handmade cloth postcard from Kayenderes today!

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on September 13, 2023 at 6:36pm

Sending my latest "Whirlwind" postcard out to new group member, Dee Dee Maguire in New York City.

Comment by awyn on September 13, 2023 at 2:30pm

Received from Susan Gnaedinger today!  Thank you, Sue!

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on September 4, 2023 at 5:10am

Regarding the copper foil - try finding it in a stain glass supply store. It comes in different widths. It is used to wrap around the edge of the stain glass. Then, float solder on it and when two pieces of stained glass are so prepared they can be soldered together.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on August 31, 2023 at 6:48pm

A great new postcard from Susan Gnaedinger - Thanks

And in return I'm sending a rubber stamp ( 2 reciprocal inpressions ) with added white acrylic paint.

Named :New Journey  -03"


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