I had some practice paintings that I wasn’t all that in love with so cut them up for ATC backgrounds. I added some gilding and poetry cut out from a 1909 school speller (it was a discard left out in the rain at a farm auction) that has the most amazingly weird phrases.
I love how a big painting/background takes on new life when cut into smaller pieces. These look great!
These are very pretty, I also love the gilding you used on them.
I really love the background pieces you made. They are quite pretty and go so nicely with the poetry
Oh! I love found poetry!!! And I love these ATCs!
The composition of words and the composition of the art - perfection!
They’re lovely! I love your found poetry works
Thanks for looking! Found poetry is endlessly fascinating to me. I usually have little stanzas set out like jigsaw puzzles all over the place, I held on to the “odor of violets” in the above ATC for a couple years, just waiting for the right time to use it. I have a thing about no white edges so spend A LOT of time with tweezers and an ink pad remedying that which lends itself to thinking about poetry
I plan to take them to be framed this weekend!
It might not have looked great as a painting, but the cards looks amazing, really love the gilding, it adds something nice
Love reading about your process…pondering while inking w/ tweezers has a certain charm, no?