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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Artist Playing Card January 2022 - 11


 

No. 11 is the last of this series of playing cards.  I enjoyed creating these so much I may do a series of 52 using a whole deck of cards.  I could then make a box to house them.  I will have to think about this as incorporating the twelve royal cards might prove to be quite challenging.

Monday, January 17, 2022

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Artist Playing Card January 2022 - 09


 

Making these APCs was so much fun I might have to do another series.  Revisiting them after making them weeks ago is kind of strange.  I know I made them but when I look at them here online I think “Did I make that one?”

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Artist Playing Card January 2022 - 08


 

The signature at the bottom is from a check written in 1872.  Can you imagine a document you signed being used in 100 or more years?  It would never have come into my imagination until I used it myself in this piece.  So maybe something I have written, a letter for instance, will surface years to come.  I will be long gone by then. :-)

Friday, January 14, 2022

Artist Playing Card January 2022 - 07


 

I started working vertically on this card as I wanted to use the tree. The piece  ended up with a combination of vertical and horizontal ephemera.  I like that the orange highlighting tape had a flaw…see by the spade.  I like how the red grounds the composition.  Yesterday I was asked about which highlighting tape I recommend.  So I put the link from Amazon in yesterday’s comments on the one I purchased.  I am sure there are many but that is the one I chose and lucked out liking it.

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Artist Playing Card January 2022 - 06


 

I am so loving the colored highlighting tape I got on Amazon and Etsy.  This time it is a bluish green color.  I really like how the five layers come together.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Artist Playing Card January 2022 - 05


 

I love it when I can get a larger piece of the crustiness left on a gelli plate.  It appears just above Netique in the above.  It peeled off in one nice loveliness.