A true master will never let his talent fade away
Find old books in the attic and sell them, or buy them at random and then sell them. It sounds like a market, but still as an option :)) Antiquarian…

Continue reading →

A crying boy. Description of the painting by Giovanni Bragolina
In General, art is a very interesting and creative business and not everyone manages to connect their life with it. Many artists convey their emotions, feelings, experiences in their paintings,…

Continue reading →

Levitsky. Portrait of Khrushchev and Khovanskaya
Portrait of Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khrushcheva, in marriage von Lohmann and Princess Ekaterina Nikolaevna Khovanskaya, in marriage Neledinsky-Malecki" One thousand seven hundred seventy three State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg In the…

Continue reading →

About greeting cards

Probably there is not a single person who did not receive and did not give a card. A postcard or” open letter “is a postcard with an image that can be made just as beautiful art, or have a thematic focus with text, such as “Dear hero of the Day”, but it is worth noting that the text does not carry a specific date of birth, etc.

The history of the postcard begins in 1869, when a “correspondent card” was issued in Austria-Hungary with a printed stamp of two kreuzers. During the war, soldiers sent letters to their relatives, sometimes providing them with illustrations, this idea was actively accepted by postal merchants.

So there were — postcards, a sheet of cardboard with an image on the front side,and the other side was intended for writing a message and address. According to the types of postcards, they were divided into artistic ones, illustrated by the artist, and documentary ones, in which the role of illustration was performed by photography.

Currently, in addition to standard greeting cards, there are individual cards and envelopes, they are usually made by the donor of the card or envelope, here you only need to show your imagination, for example, you can take a photo of the hero of the day, edit it in a graphic program, put it in a beautiful frame.

If you don’t know how to use graphic software, you can just write a letter to a design firm and tell them what you want, and then qualified designers will tell you how best to do it.

Also, with the development of digital technologies, postcards – playcasts have become quite popular. A playlist is a combination of an image, text (wishes), and music.

The main difference between playcasts and postcards is the presence of music. A playcast, as well as a postcard can be made by anyone, the main thing is that You have a fantasy and an idea, and there are a lot of services on which you can easily create a playcast-a postcard from the Internet, for example: www.playcast.ru

There are also 3d postcards, video postcards or presentations, music postcards that start playing music when opened,and reusable postcards that usually change the wish list.

But probably the most original and interesting type of postcards are Hand-made postcards. Postcards made with your own hands. This is where the artist and designer can truly show all their imagination and creativity.

See examples of some of them.

Francesco Parmigianino
The style direction of mannerism was formed by the beginning of the 1520s on the basis of the creativity of Italian painters. For the masters of mannerism, the world was…

...

Alan Fearnley — artist who paints cars
Alan Fearnley (Alan Fearnley) is an artist who specializes in the technique of movement, more precisely on cars. On its canvases you can see luxury vintage cars, as well as…

...

About Turkish art
It is believed that the first Turkish Principality was formed after the Mongol invasion of Turkish lands. After the formation of the Turkish Principality, it actively waged war with neighboring…

...

An allegory of Peace, Art, and Abundance. Hans von Aachen
The picture of the German artist Hans von Aachen "Allegory of Peace, Art and Abundance" is a vivid example of the complex, and sometimes contradictory, art of mannerism. Painters of…

...