Merry Christmas- Red Bird Handpainted Cards

This year I decided to hand paint all my Christmas cards. This was very time consuming, but an interesting exercise in replicating the same design over and over whilst trying to get the same outcome.

First, some sketches to get started.

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Then, drawing the design, over and over again.

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Adding some colour, using red acrylic paint.

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Then tracing the outlines with an ink pen.

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And finally, the finished cards, ready to make their way across England!

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  1. Pingback: Christmas Cards for 2013 | makingthemarrow

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