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 Tomoe N on Tuesday

I received a hand painted mail from Aurora in USA 🇺🇸 Thank you. 

Comment by Gregory Scolieri on February 20, 2024 at 6:44am
Hi Tyler, this postcard is on its way to you...

Comment by Tomoe N on February 20, 2024 at 5:20am

Hello Tyler,

I am glad to see you received my postcard.


Comment by Tyler Hannigan on February 19, 2024 at 8:33pm

"Tower of Pisa" hand drawn postcard from Tomoe Nakamura - Thank You

Sent in return Ty's postcard "Moon Sail #17" - Lino print with added hand coloring.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on February 16, 2024 at 10:15pm

Another nice Neurographic postcard - "nice" & "lite" - Thanks.

And in return another one of my "Rorschach" postcards heading to Illinois.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on February 7, 2024 at 11:27pm

Here is a "Neurographic"  postcard from Susan Gnaedinger - Thank You

And on it's way back to IL is my "Rorschach -01" hand drawn postcard.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on February 5, 2024 at 12:10am

I received a friendly deer postcard from Dave 10042 - Thank you.

And my PC on its way to Las Vegas for Dave 10042

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on February 2, 2024 at 8:30pm

Received a nice friendly cartoon postcard from "awyn" - Thank You

And I'm sending a red "Tumbleweed Storm #4" postcard which is a set of rubber stamps.

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on February 1, 2024 at 7:08pm

I just shut down the photo of Daniel de Culla 's drawing. The images could certaillny be offensive to some of our members. Ans second I could not translatr the written text which may or may not also have been offensive.

Sorry if this displeases anyone,  Ty

Comment by Tyler Hannigan on January 31, 2024 at 8:47pm

Delightful abstract color splash Postcard from Stephan Mitterwieser - Thanks a bunch.

And in return to Germany my "Starburst 003" - rubber stamped and added ink.


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