|Black Lives Matter postcard|
This is another postcard that I sent out at the end of October for my Bookies exchange. I tell you this all the time but this is a good example of how I work. I did not know where I was going with this postcard. I only knew that the person wanted aqua. Do you know that there are hundreds of shades of aqua? I started with the base color and added about three or four layers on top of the color. Then I found the flowers as I was culling magazines. We get several magazines each month and they multiply like rabbits. I had to get rid of about 100 of them. First I looked for ephemera, hence the flowers. What would be my focal point? I recently discovered some African barber or hairdressing signs from Benin in Africa. I love them. So the ladies became my focal point. I love their hairstyles. I did not know I would be doing a Black Lives Matters card when I started but here you are.
I hope you have voted or plan to vote.