So right now, I'm trying to choose between the two stamp people cards posted here. I did them on washi cards that are double the width of the ones I used for the inside pages of the calendar, so that I could fit more action and color without making them feel too cramped.
The postage stamps themselves (from old Czechoslovakia) are about twice the size of most of the stamps I used for the images on the inner pages. I could give you the full context that inspired my images-- passages from which I distilled the words used on the cards. But you can easily google them to track down the sources. Is that mean? heh heh
Anyway, if you have a preference for the cover art, let me know. I sure do appreciate all the feedback you gave me on which stamp people to use for the inner pages. I love it that so many of you are participating in this project.
Of course I love both, Debbie! But if forced to choose I would pick Pablo Picasso, by a hair.♥ReplyDelete
Hi Jacki! Thanks for your feedback. It looks like Picasso is everyone's favorite!Delete
I'm new to your list. I love both but prefer "Grow ripe not old" ...most likely because I'm becoming 'ripe'ReplyDelete
Oh yes, me too! I haven't figured out yet how to separate the two, or if it's even possible, despite Picasso's clever words.Delete
The chicken is my favorite-- Grow Ripe!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Pamela. The crazy chicken seems to have won everyone's hearts. Maybe it will help us to go into 2018 laughing.Delete
Yes go for Pablo!ReplyDelete
Thank you Therese! Humor and vivid color is a powerful combination.Delete
I'll side with the majority because it is a striking image with a good message, but I personally relate to the hawk too.ReplyDelete
I'm glad you like the hawk. I can relate to it on a deeper level than the Picasso one actually. I notice that bright colors seem to appeal more to Americans than the somewhat melancholy tones we tend to use in Japanese folk art.Delete
Oh my goodness. Just when I thought you'd given us the best . . . They're fun! So much fun I laughed the moment I saw the words and the top of the cockscomb. You lifted my spirits! Thank you. :)ReplyDelete
And YOUR comment lifted MY spirits. Thank you!Delete