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Letter Pixels / Color printers that will print on watercolor paper
« on: December 13, 2017, 11:52:23 AM »
Anyone have recommendations for a good printer that will print on 140lb watercolor paper?  I was SHOCKED yesterday to learn that HP does not make a printer that will do this!!  Would appreciate anyone who has pros and/or cons of printers they use for this.

Many thanks,
Rebecca

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Completed/Past Exchanges / Re: 2017 Flourish Forum Exchange List
« on: December 13, 2017, 11:44:58 AM »
Dearest Erica:

Have SO missed out on FF exchanges this year!!  Looking forward to 2018 and getting signed up for several of them - especially since I am Valentine's Day baby!!

Kindest regards,
Rebecca

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Here is what I have been doing for about 10 years - since I started doing envie exchanges with Cyberscribes:

At the end of the year, I purchase a 36 x 24 black frame.  Then I gather all the envies I have received and make a collage of them.  For a year, it hangs in my office at work - where people are JUST astounded that such an art still exists AND thrives.  At the end of year, that one comes home to be hung - and a new one arrives at my office.  There is not one room in my home that doesn't contain a year of envies...and I adore seeing them - as some of those calligraphers are no longer with us on this earth - and my heart smiles...and grieves at the same time.  I love it they they aren't tucked away in a box or drawer - and can be enjoyed for years and years.

Just a thought...

Rebecca

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Dear Janice:

Ok...THAT'S why I have missed out....can't thank you enough!!  I, too, shall print them out and place deadlines on my calendar so I don't miss out on any more!!

SO appreciate your guidance and direction.....

Kindest regards,
REbecca

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Ding Dang It....I have missed out on all exchanges this year....ERICA...how did this happen????  :)

And how come there isn't 12 hours a day to work/commute; 12 hours a day to sleep; and 12 hours a day to BE AN ARTIST????

Blessings to you....

Rebecca

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Flourish Forum News / Re: New Members - New Requirements
« on: March 08, 2016, 12:22:28 PM »
Erica:  Just a reminder...you are one AMAZING woman!!  And I - rather, we all , appreciate you more than any of us could every convey!!  Thanks for keeping us safe and relatively free of trolls!!   ::)

Rebecca

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Sharing & Caring Exchanges - old board / Re: Valentines Exchange 2015!
« on: December 29, 2014, 03:32:31 PM »
uhhh...Of COURSE I'm in......Valentine's Day is my birthday...I would never so NO to this one!!   :-*

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Sharing & Caring Exchanges - old board / Re: Holiday Wish: Mail for William
« on: December 04, 2014, 05:51:09 PM »
Dear Emily:
Thank you **so** much for posting this!!  Such an easy thing for us lettering artists to do - and will bless and excite William so incredibly.  Can't hardly wait to address his envelope this week.

Again, thank you.

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Sharing & Caring Exchanges - old board / Re: AUTUMN Exchange 2014
« on: November 02, 2014, 03:49:59 PM »
I received all of mine from List 4 - Anam - yours arrived yesterday.  **LOVE** them all - such talented and gifted and generous individuals.  Can't hardly wait until the Holiday Exchange!!  Working on exchange from Harvest's Spencerian class now.  My heartfelt thanks for all on List 4 - for sharing the gift of calligraphy and the gift of you.

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Sharing & Caring Exchanges - old board / Re: Letter Exchange
« on: October 31, 2014, 10:03:18 AM »
Dear Amazing Schin:

Count me in!!  You should have my address from the Autumn Exchange...but if you need it again, please let me know.  How FUN!!  And yes, I'm a kitty lover (3 right now) and makeup addict - preferential to Laura Mercier!!  Soooooo excited it is Friday and I'll have all weekend to be in my studio.  Working 60+ hours a week, then adding in 10 hours of commute time leaves little for studio time during the week!!!

I'm soooooooo ready to get back into my room which brings me peace and joy and calmness and grace........

Kindest regards,
rebecca

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Digital Design / Re: Preparing Calligraphy for Printing
« on: October 02, 2014, 03:23:46 PM »
Erica:  Just found this video.....very helpful for a raw beginner!!  Can't wait to try my first scan this weekend!!  Appreciate you OH so much!!

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Digital Design / Photoshop Elements
« on: October 02, 2014, 03:13:21 PM »
Any Photoshop Elements experts out there - willing to walk me through my first attempt at scanning calligraphy?  I bought the book "Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 for Dummies"...but I'm certain that anyone who is familiar with this could give me the Cliff Notes version....  8)

Many thanks!!

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Sharing & Caring Exchanges - old board / Re: Who's in for a gold exchange?
« on: September 30, 2014, 08:27:30 PM »
Im oh so in!!

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Sharing & Caring Exchanges - old board / Re: AUTUMN Exchange 2014
« on: September 23, 2014, 09:05:27 PM »
I like to send a note or postcard, or a little quote inspired by the theme :)

Thanks so much Schin....appreciate it!!


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Sharing & Caring Exchanges - old board / Re: AUTUMN Exchange 2014
« on: September 23, 2014, 03:52:23 PM »
Help out a newbie here.....I am assuming that "something" needs to go into the exchange envelopes.  Since this is my first exchange - I would love some ideas of what y'all have previously sent!!  Many many thanks!!

Rebecca

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