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Safety Envelopes

I love safety envelopes. They come in such great patterns, and I have quite a collection, which is not something I should admit to many people. Here are a few that I have manipulated in some way.

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This one was enlarged multiple times by Xerox:

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Some Backgrounds in Green

If you throw a bunch of Chinese fortune-cookie fortunes onto a Xerox machine, then airbrush the copy with a mixture of ink, paint and rubbing alcohol, then crumple the paper, then flatten it out, you end up with something like this below:

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Storm clouds

I’m not great at prints, but once in a while I get lucky. These were made by smearing some kind of thin paint around on a piece of glass and pressing black construction paper onto it. They are very evocative of storm clouds, I think.

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handmade paper background

handmade printed paper

 

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Speckled Paper

Green and Purple Paint-Speckled Paper

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Green and blue speckled paper

 

Purple and Blue speckled paper

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