Documenting my process for iHanna’s diy postcard swap:
I began by using cereal boxes flattened and covered with gesso. Once dried I marked off the sizes (4 x 6) and cut them. Then one final gesso coat on the artwork side. Did this with a sweep of the brayer to give it an interesting texture. After that layer dried I used various stamps on the cards so that there would be some text peeking through after a paint layer.
Next step was to pull out some pages of varied text and cover with paint. I used both watercolor and thinned acrylic. This stage was just playing as I didn’t have a clear idea of the colors with which I wanted to end up. I will probably prepare some more of these so I have good selection to play glue and stick on my cards!
Watch for more posts as I work my way through building my postcards! Can you guess what I may be planning??j