Carolyn Antl

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Art Show with Paddles

This month I’m participating in an art show with the American Greetings Lettering Trend Group. The show features art we created on ping pong paddles along with our traditional framed artwork.

Lettering Trend Group Art Show

Lettering Trend Group Art Show

The first paddle I made features a bird theme which follows the theme of my traditional artwork, bird drawings. The paddle is painted to resemble a gourd type of bird house and includes a popular phrase; “Birds of a feather flock together.”

Ping pong paddle with bird theme design by Carolyn Antl.

Mixed media on wood.

The second paddle includes a Celtic design and a twist on the “Old Irish Blessing.” I modified the blessing and named this piece the “New Tournament Blessing.” This paddle follows the theme of the framed artwork, “Old Irish Blessing” that’s also on display.

Ping pong paddle design by Carolyn Antl.

Mixed media on wood.

The Lettering Trend Group’s members come from many different backgrounds and the artwork reflects the diversity among us. It was exciting to work on this project and then set it up in the gallery together. The show runs June 2 through June 13, in the American Greetings Creative Gallery.

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    Author: Carolyn

    Hello. I’m an artist with a passion for creativity, learning, people and nature. I've worked in various roles regarding creative direction, design, and production, both in print and online publishing arenas. In the office, I enjoy working with a team to produce excellent products. At home, I enjoy time with my family, art, reading and outdoor activities.

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