Expensive, but cool! Where is that postmark from? :)
He's quite handsome ... the white fronted goose! :D :D Happy PFF!
This is beautiful! Love the 'matching' stamp.
It has turned out beautifully!
Another beauty. Hope you have a bang up Fourth!!
Wow! It's lovely! My Postcard Friendship Friday ENTRY is up. Thanks!
Oh, it's so beautiful!
You are apologising for missing one of my posts? Lol. I have missed a squillion of yours and just catching up on all this gorgeousness now, Dave :-) So one thousand and one apologies (more like) from me! I love this latest drawing...sooo beautiful. Happy 4th of July!
nice goose. :0)
What a cool postcard!My Postcard Friendship Friday.
Great -whether a duck or a white fronted goose. Glad I'm visiting from Seth's blog. Enjoy your 4th!
gosh, that is a beautiful drawing, Dave . . . please ignore my ignorance but do you draw an original on all 20 postcards for your subscribers that request?wow! : ^ ) lenna
very nice indeed! I need to get my 2011 duck stamp soon!
Lenna asked a good question, so I replied on her blog. Then, I decided it might be good to comment here as well.To answer your question about the First Day Covers - Yes. The Duck issue I call an 'open' issue. I take orders for it. The regular issues that I do are by subscription. Subscribers commit to purchasing one of every issue that I do on an annual basis - usually three or four a year.The 'supports' are regular (no. 6) envelopes (not postcards) without gum on the flap which I purchase in bulk.In the case of the duck (or Goose, this year), I had commitments for 21 covers, thirteen of the moisture activated (or gummed) variety, and 8 of the self-adhesive. I do them one at a time, and attempt to make them all the same - often difficult, but easier once I've done one I'm satisfied with. It is hard to keep up the intensity for a regular issue, which I usually do in the neighborhood of 25. I get really bored after the first 7 or 8, but by the time I've done 15 or so, I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. I often wish I had more time to devote to the old paper, and if I'd quit buying it, I might be able to afford to spend more time doing the art!I've never found a piece of (attractive) old paper that I could resist, so the beat goes on!
Hi, thank you for visiting my blog and for your lovely comment. I'm glad to 'meet' you and discover your art-WOW that duck is beautiful! I'm going now to browse your earlier posts.
Dave, I'd love to see an album of your envelopes! This is super interesting to me, not only mail art but a SPECIALIST in envelope art! Now that's cool... best wishes from germany, tj
So luvly. The postmark is a nice bit. "Best Hearts Are Crunchy" hahe!
I am back again at this post (because of the dynamic views!) and must same i am again, suitably impressed with your work. I also love that the postmark is "Last Chance Station"!! : ) lenna