The ICAD challenge is over for another year and, once again, I have survived.
"By Air" (July 25, 2016) I found these really old air mail postage stamp images in a book on postage and the idea was conceived. I just added a few scraps to the mix and sewed everything together.
"Welcome to the 70s" (July 26, 2016) If I could throw one index card away, it would be this one. I found this ad in a 1976 magazine. It would have possibly been better had I used something other than a thick tipped marker.
"Bleubeard's Bad Dream" (July 27, 2016) I had been sitting next to Bleubeard when he started twitching, moving his ears, legs, and tail. I could tell he was in REM sleep and more than likely dreaming. That's what prompted this IC I created using some rubber stamps depicting Bleubeard's dream state.
"To love and be loved" (July 28, 2016) I was drawn to this sampler because of the birds.
"Ancestors" (July 29, 2016) I was trying to mix up my cards when I found these old images in a book.
"Two hearts, three triangles" (July 30, 2016) It took me to the penultimate day to drag out the paints and inks for this feeble attempt at doodles inspired by my dear friend Cindy at Pink Bird Studio.
And because the mosaic maker I use doesn't divide 31 days evenly, here are the 30 days of ICADs leading up to the final one. Feel free to enlarge for better detail.
"2016 ICAD OBJECTIVES" (July 31, 2016) As I do every year, I wrap up the summer ICADs with what I've learned or accomplished over the summer.
And here's a look back at June.
Thanks go to Tammy at Daisy Yellow who started this project six years ago. Once this post goes live, I will also add these 61 ICADs to my Previous Collaborations page. Feel free to check it out, because it shows every collaboration since 2009 I've participated in or been honored by.
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