Mail Art - Postcards

Photo gallery of handmade postcards I have created and traded.

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2017

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Made for a "heart mailart" swap on Swap-Bot - Printed paper collage with Indian ink pen, metallic gel pen and paint pen doodles.


2016

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Made for a "heart mailart" swap on Swap-Bot - Printed paper collage with Indian ink pen, metallic gel pen and paint pen doodles.


Made for a "heart mailart" swap on Swap-Bot - Printed paper collage with Indian ink pen, metallic gel pen and paint pen doodles.


Made for a "zombie mailart" swap on Swap-Bot - Indian ink pen and colored pencil with glitter glue on the lettering.


2015

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Made for a "masterboard mailart" swap on Swap-Bot - printed paper collage, with painting, stamping, doodles and glitter glue.


Made for a "masterboard mailart" swap on Swap-Bot - printed paper collage, with painting, stamping, doodles and glitter glue.


Made for a "masterboard mailart" swap on Swap-Bot.com - printed paper collage, with painting, stamping, and doodles.


Made for a "masterboard mailart" swap on Swap-Bot.com - printed paper collage, with painting, stamping, and doodles.


2014

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Fishy postcard made for a WTA (winner take all) contest in one of my art groups. Doodled with Indian ink pens.


Butterfly postcard made for a friend in one of my art groups. Doodled with Indian ink pens.


Valentine postcard made for a friend in one of my art groups. Doodled with Indian ink pens.


Sea themed postcard made for a friend in one of my art groups. Doodled with Indian ink pens.


Valentine postcard made for a friend in one of my art groups. Doodled with Indian ink pens.


I made this postcard for a friend in one of my art groups. Doodled with Indian ink pens.


2013

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I sent this postcard as part of a handmade Halloween postcard exchange at Swap-Bot. Doodled with Indian ink pens.


2012

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I sent this postcard off to a friend in one of my art groups. Paper collage of punched shapes, with a touch of pen work and glitter glue.


I sent this postcard off to an IUOMA member. Paper collage, acrylic paint, stamping, machine stitching, pen, and paper flowers.


Paper collage, acrylic paint, stamping, machine stitching, pen, and paper flowers.


I sent this postcard off to an IUOMA member. Paper collage, acrylic paint, stamping, lace, machine stitching, pen, and attached fibers.


2011

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I sent this postcard off to an IUOMA member. Paper collage, acrylic paint accents, stamping and hand stitching.


I sent this postcard off to an IUOMA member. Colored paper collage, acrylic paint accents, doodled with Indian ink pen.


I sent this postcard off to an IUOMA member. Colored paper collage, acrylic paint accents, doodled with Sharpie marker.


I sent this postcard off to an IUOMA member. Colored papers cut and assembled to card stock, then heavily doodled with Indian ink pen.


I sent this postcard off to an IUOMA member. Random loopy drawing with Indian ink pen, then colored with watercolor pencils.

zombie postcard

I sent this postcard off to an IUOMA member. Indian ink pen drawing, with colored pencils.


I sent this postcard off to an IUOMA member. Sponge painted background with collaged lettering. This card is special, as I cut very fine bits of felt and glued it over the Sasquatch to add a furry texture.

Sponge painted backgrounds with paper collage flowers and a touch of inkwork.

Both cards were sent to IUOMA members.


I made this postcard for a PIF thread at ATCsforAll.com - Drawn with Indian ink and colored with watercolor pencils. I added a couple of coats of polyurethane varnish to protect the art.


"No Stone Unturned" - Patterns drawn with Indian ink over a printed scrapbook paper collage. Untraded as yet ... I may combine with similar pieces to create a larger piece.


2009

I hosted a Halloween postcard swap at ATCsForAll.com - 3 for 3 swap, due Sept. 15th. Any media: Draw, paint, collage, stitch, or mix it up!

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My first postcard for the swap. 6" x 4" - I used Indian ink, colored pencils, markers, and embossing powder. The lettering, buckle, flames, cauldron broth and bubbles are all embossed with clear UTEE. The text reads: Hope you have 8X the fun this Halloween!.

More postcards for the swap. 4" x 6" - I used Indian ink, colored pencils, and markers. The text on the left side postcard reads: Even though Esmerelda had been turned into a duck ... she still loved candycorn. Have a Happy Halloween!


2008

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This is a mechanical postcard. The door opens and a witch with candy pops out. Pen and ink, marker, colored pencil, gel pen, glitter glue.


This postcard was made for a Halloween postcard exchange at ATCsForAll.com. (Swap open until Oct 10, 2008)







Pen and ink, colored pencil, glitter glue.


This set of postcards was made for a Halloween postcard exchange at ATCsForAll.com.


Pen and ink over water based markers.


This postcard was sent to England in a PIF (Pay It Forward) exchange at ATCsForAll.com.


2006

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Colored Pencils, Sharpie Markers, Sparkly Gel Pens, and Glitter Glue.


This postcard was sent to Finland via PostCrossing.


Colored Pencils, Sharpie Markers, and Sparkly Gel Pens.


This postcard was sent to Connecticut via a PostCrossing Forum Halloween Tag.


Colored Pencils, Sharpie Markers, and Sparkly Gel Pens.


This postcard was sent to Ohio via a PostCrossing Forum Halloween Tag.


Colored Pencils, Sharpie Markers, and Sparkly Gel Pens.


This postcard was sent to Ontario, Canada as part of a handmade Halloween postcard exchange at Swap-Bot.


Colored Pencils, Sharpie Markers, and Sparkly Gel Pens.


This postcard was sent to Ontario, Canada as part of a handmade Halloween postcard exchange at Swap-Bot.


Colored Pencils, Sharpie Markers, and Sparkly Gel Pens.


This postcard was sent to New Mexico as part of a handmade Halloween postcard exchange at Swap-Bot.


2005

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Colored pencil and pen & ink with micron pens. This postcard was sent in a PIF (Pay It Forward) exchange.


Colored pencil and pen & ink with micron pens. This postcard was sent in a PIF (Pay It Forward) exchange.


Pen & ink with colored micron pens. This postcard was sent as a RAOK (random act of kindness) to a stranger.


Pen & ink with micron pens. This postcard was sent as a RAOK (random act of kindness) to a stranger.


Pen & ink with colored micron pens. This postcard was sent as a RAOK (random act of kindness) to a stranger.


I also enjoy trading tourist type postcards from around the world. If you would like to send me a postcard from where you live in exchange for a postcard from Atlanta, Georgia USA, contact me.

Visit my Gallery of Postcards, to view postcards I have received from around the world.


Links to Postcard Trading Sites:


International Union of Mail-Artists IUOMA - Don't join this site unless you want to receive tons of mailart and make new friends around the world. Themed groups to cover all types of interests.

Postcrossing - Send and receive postcards from places around the world. Themed swaps are plentiful in the forums.

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Swap-Bot - Join themed swaps of all types including handmade or purchased postcards.