Postcard Obsession

We have been trying to declutter around our house. We got our outside storage cleared…now, to begin on the basement.  I have been working on some more postcards. I can do pen work in the evenings while watching tv. I joined Postcrossing the first of April. I have received 15 postcards from all over the world.  I sent out these three cards today:

This card is off to Louisianna.

I made this card using a part of an illustration from a vintage magazine. It’s going to Ukraine.

This is a commercial postcard.  It reminds me of Andy Warhol.  I sent this one to The Netherlands.

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The next two cards are future postcrossing candidates.  I used a Bic Mark-it ultra fine point permanent marker pen on these two cards.  I like using this as well as the Sharpie Pen. The Bic pen has a tendency to bleed a little bit.  The Sharpie makes a more delicate defined line.

Have a great weekend!!!

8 thoughts on “Postcard Obsession

  1. Very nicely done…
    I’m curious, Mary… do you plan/sketch most of your designs out first, or do you create them ‘on the fly’?
    (I tend to do more of the first, my wife more of the second) 🙂

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  2. Your drawings are amazing! I love looking at them. This is the second time I’ve heard mention of Postcrossing, and the first time I’ve gone to the site to check it out. Sounds like fun!!

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  3. I am the lucky Louisiana recipient of that awesome zentangled postcard .. that just so HAPPENS to be my favorite artform!! I would love to trade postcards with you again sometime.. let me know!!

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