Art on a Greeting Card

A new run of blank greeting cards are featured on my etsy shoppe, www.dkoepp.etsy.com .  The material is layers of Pelikan Plaka casien paint on Canson Mi-Teintes paper.  Painted on both sides, cut down to reveal the jewels and ground for the calligraphy.  I used Dr. Martins Bleed-Proof White, Higgins Eternal Black, Copper Acrylic and Bronze Acrylic.  I learned this technique from Carol Pallesen’s class, Casual Caps and Colorful Cards.  I’ve been making them since.

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There is nothing better than sitting down to pen someone you care about a personal note.  Receiving that note in a sea of bills and junk mail is a delight.

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