The laborious card making process…

I thought that some of you may be interested in “seeing the artist at work”… the card mkaing process is indeed a laborious one, with lots of little steps and drying time in between. I do hope that you feel £3 is a bargain as a result!!! (I should come up with a less labour intensive design really…). Anyway. Here we go:

Creating the golden outlines
Creating the golden outlines
"Colouring in", each colour needs to dry before the next is applied
“Colouring in”, each colour needs to dry before the next is applied
Sticking & cutting 1
Sticking & cutting 1
Sticking & cutting 2
Sticking & cutting 2
Sticking, writing & packaging
Sticking, writing & packaging

Well… these are most of the steps outline, but there is lots of cutting and sticking involved. And don’t forget the time it takes to make my Red Ted Art labels for the back, as well as the packaging. Due to drying times, you are looking at at least a week to make. That is why, I always make them in batches… (and why pre orders are much appreciated! ;-))

Anyways. That’s it for today folks!
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5 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Nils on September 30, 2009 at 8:21 am

    That is indeed a lot of work! We’ve liked your cards for a long time and it’s interesting to see the work that goes on behind the scenes.

    Could we please have clickable larger pictures next time? 😉

    Good luck with the preorders!

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  2. Just an amazing site!

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