Monday, March 19, 2007

art cards

A couple of days ago I discovered a widget on a blog sidebar for this new made-to-order greeting card company. I was immediately intrigued and had to try setting up shop for myself using some of my digital photography and monochrome-on-black drawings. The length x width ratio is part of the reason for this; anything outside a 21-15 ratio becomes distorted as the cards are one size/full bleed. I'm not really impressed with the widget so haven't added it yet ... still thinking on that one. Do drop by and take a look.

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8 Comments:

Blogger Barbara said...

I like your images on the greeting card site, however, the little blurb in the bottom right corner where it says, "if you like this, you'll like these" - EEEEEEK! I see no relationship - it seems just plain weird that they've paired those images with yours.

19/3/07 9:05 PM  
Blogger HMBT said...

I agree with barbara...just seems odd the pairing, and I'm not thinking we saw the same images as each other either...but your work is a stand alone kind of thing...I can tell you I wouldn't want to have to set my cards next to your cards on a shelf and watch to see who sold more...it would be bad for my fragile ego...(I jest...sorta) but I do like your cards, bunches. Your Banner is hard to read though (the art cards one) bcause of the dark letters...just fyi.

20/3/07 3:14 AM  
Blogger Ces said...

Andrea I love the cards! As for Gaelic football, I think I prefer that to US football where the men's muscles and sometimes fat are padded and covered.

20/3/07 5:32 AM  
Blogger andrea said...

Barbara: Even weirder is the fact that I can't see it! If anyone can email me a page of what they see so I can check out "if you like this..." I'd appreciate it.

HMBT: More weirdness. The banner is quite legible to me. Maybe it's different monitor calibrations? I'm wondering if I'm in the twilight zone now.

Ces: Now I know what you're looking at! :)

20/3/07 7:44 AM  
Blogger Homo Escapeons said...

You know what...I really liked it and to me the card thingamabob is a perfect-fit-alter-logical-medium-transference and a 'natural' application for your groovy pictures.

You know what would be cool?
If you let me write zany, madcap, one liners for atleast a few of them?
HUH HUH CAN I CAN I!?

Just kidding you know I dig you! Huh?
Excuse me I'm a what?
What do you mean you're not the least little bit interested?
Are you talkin' to me?

FINE, I'll just make my own stupid cards then!

20/3/07 11:11 AM  
Blogger Cream said...

Lovely cards,Andrea. And yes, it would be a "good" idea to let H.E. loose with some of his zany captions ;o)

20/3/07 11:54 AM  
Blogger andrea said...

HE: These are called ART CARDS not goofy-cartoons-with-loser-doofus-saying-lame-things-for-my-stupid-brother's-birthday cards. Geddit? But if you buy a few I'll let you caption anything you like, even my dog.

Cream: How 'bout I add recipes insetad. Whatcha got?

20/3/07 12:13 PM  
Blogger Sheri Burhoe said...

Looks interesting ! I think I need to have more note cards printed up soon, these are fun to have on hand at Exhibitions etc.

21/3/07 4:32 AM  

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