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Bicycling Through Paris

Bicycling Through Paris © Sarah Vernon

The events in Paris are frightening and heartbreaking. My heart goes out to everyone.

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Sarah


No transport equals no computer repair and no means of buying a new one. Bah humbug!

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Bicycling Through Paris Bicycling Through Paris © First Night Design

Original art © First Night Design.
Paris Eiffel Tower postcard and girl on bicycle: The Graphics Fairy
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Sarah

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When Worlds Collide © Sarah Vernon

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The original image is a Vernon family photograph on a postcard though who is who has been lost to history. I love the juxtaposition of the old and the new, the horse-drawn carriage versus the automobile and the bicycle. I restored the photograph (it was faded and indistinct) partly by adding duplicate layers in Photoshop and experimenting with blends. Lastly, I added several of my own textures to produce the final ‘burnt’ effect.

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Bicycling Through Paris

Bicycling Through Paris © First Night Design

Original art © First Night Design.
Paris Eiffel Tower postcard and girl on bicycle: The Graphics Fairy
Linking to Brag Monday
Now available on products at my Zazzle gallery.

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah


I’ll admit it: I’m very taken with this latest piece of mine and you might see a whole series in the next week or so.  The background is that of a vintage postcard from my collection, while the man and his walking bicycle from the 1850s is courtesy of the ever-bountiful Karen Watson of The Graphics Fairy.

The reason I have called this post The Walking Bicycle or The Dandy Horse is because the original clip art is captioned ‘The Dandy Horse’.  You can now tell your friends that you know all about dandy horses.  It’s not a mode of transport, I suspect, that ever went into production.  If you can prove me wrong, let me know at once! It might be a greeting card your father or grandfather would enjoy receiving on Father’s Day but don’t suggest he might remember such a contraption.

One of the reasons I like the design so much is that it’s in black & white.  Sometimes you hanker for a break from colour and need the deep, deep peace of monochrome.  So there you have it.

You will not be surprised to learn that I have a tab open on my browser with a search for all Karen’s black & white clip art.

STOP PRESS: I’m completely wrong!  Click here.  Karen and I may be completely out with the date of the 1850s for Wikipedia mentions the ‘dandy horse being particularly popular in the summer of 1819.  Yer learn summat everyday.

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Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah

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