Fulfilling the Current Trend for Adult Colouring Books

My one item that sells consistently well at the art gallery in Lunenburg is the greetings cards of the surrounding area. Inspired by the plethora of adult colouring books, I thought to make packets of postcards of the ubiquitous weathered architecture around the area. I'll enclose a sheet with the full-colour images on one card and they might either be sent or put into a travel journal.

Not every picture works perfectly, but it's fun to have a play and see what makes the grade!

BTW, since my girls were young, I've sought out and bought well-illustrated children's colouring books (Beatrix Potter, for instance), never using them, but saving them for their charming, well-made quality. In that, I was way ahead of the trending curve!
nice processing. I would like to color this..
posted August 25th, 2017  
This would work perfectly for a coloring book! LOL! Fun idea.
posted August 25th, 2017  
How s is great. Do you sell cards at the gallery?
posted August 25th, 2017  
What a fantastic idea, maybe make a little pin money too? 'Fraid the adult colouring craze leaves me cold.
posted August 25th, 2017  
I had a friend who used coloring books as quilt patterns. Leave it to you creative types! This is a great vintage image. Is it a church? It has quite a staircase, although it doesn't look too sturdy.
posted August 25th, 2017  
Wonderful processing for this rustic image. I think it would be a great colouring in page.
posted August 25th, 2017  
@danette I'm a member of The Lunenburg Art Gallery, and as such, I can hang a picture each month and sell as many cards as I like. We can name our prices, and I try to keep mine competitive and therefore sell a lot. I really enjoy making them, and use what doesn't sell to send notes to friends!
posted August 25th, 2017  
Love the picture. That sounds like a neat thing to do.
posted August 25th, 2017  
@allie912 This is a home, amidst a number of quirky houses, built on a hill surrounding and facing onto a small harbor. Two large, rusty anchors hold up the railing along the staircase, and no, it doesn't look all that sturdy at all! It is, however, "Quaint"!
posted August 25th, 2017  
what a fabulous idea Louise. I would certainly buy one. A lovely souvenir too.
posted August 25th, 2017  
Awesome shot
posted August 25th, 2017  
Neat shot and idea :)
posted August 25th, 2017  
As i`m looking backwards I saw the colored first. I can`t choose a best one.
posted August 25th, 2017  
@pyrrhula There is not meant to be a "better or best"... The idea is that I might make post cards with the black & white image and encourage people to color them! I could add one card with the images in a little color so they know what they're supposed to look like! Just having some fun, Ferry!
posted August 25th, 2017  
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