1950s Pin-Ups

I love Cheesecake art and Pop art and the 1950s pin-ups as a theme this week at Sunday Postcard Art is right up my street! (My “feeling blue” postcard made it into last week’s sampler, which is so cool!)

Vargas and Elvgren...

Aren’t they cute, sassy and sexy? The background is a postcard I made in one of my handmade art journals where the pages are different sizes and fold in on each other. They make no sense but are a really fun way to use up different-sized card/heavyweight papers. The red and orange paints are Tempra watercolours – I like them for backgrounds because they’re so vivid!

The images are Googled and the stamped word “Art” is one of Robin’s – MaVinci images.

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17 Comments

  1. Sandy

     /  September 19, 2010

    Oh wow this is wonderful.
    Fabulous design.

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  2. This is incredible, Rosie! I love everything about it.

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  3. A fantastic postcard, Rosie. I love the colours and your strips in the background.

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  4. great playing!!!

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  5. HI ROSIE
    great card… yes i love elvgren. getting prints is fantastic… to buy them new would be expensive! lol im so glad you put a link on to mavinci…. i used to go shop there and then Robin disappeared i didn’t realise her hubster was ill… so glad she’s back. i love her stamps!

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  6. taluula

     /  September 19, 2010

    Oh wow Rosie, you managed to create a perfect red hot and sexy postcard with your colours and and style. Bravo.

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  7. Gorgeous postcard – Love the background and embellishments!!!

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  8. Great vibrant background colors, and your pin-ups are indeed saucy and sexy! Beautiful card!

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  9. Cheeky and sassy – I picked up a small desk calendar of pin-up girls. This inpsires me to make some cheeky postcards.

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  10. Great collage, love how you have placed it all together.

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  11. Whoo…This is red & hot…Awesome job Rosie!

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  12. Oh, La, La, Rosie what a saucy pair, love the colours, perfect postcard!

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  13. Two fabulous artists – great interpretation, love your postcard! Cheers!

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  14. Hella

     /  September 20, 2010

    Wow this is stunning!
    Great Art.

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