Saturday, August 1, 2009

Loteria Postcard


I decided to go south of the border to play (Mexican ) "Bingo" for SPA this week. The Loteria is in fact Bingo played with a well mixed deck of cards (instead of numbered balls on a raffle drum) that have illustrations of everyday characters, cultural legends and natural elements. The caller has a complete deck of 54 different illustrated cards, and the bingo cards for players have between 9 and 12 of these colorful motives to fill in. Instead of yelling "Bingo", "Loteria" claims the prize! This collage was made from a journal page that I made of loteria elements - cards netting, silver ornaments and artistic papers.

20 comments:

  1. Very creative and cute card. Love the mexican theme.

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  2. Lori, I wish I could touch this vibrant collage! Stunning work and a magnificent entry this weel! Bravo! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  3. Hope I can leave a comment this time, Lori, I just love your take on the bingo theme, lovely bright colours - superb!

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  4. Great Mexican bingo, Lori! Wonderful collage.

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  5. amazingly bright and colourful

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  6. Lori, your design here is gorgeous. Such stunning color. Love your use of the Mexican lottery, too!

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  7. I just love all the images you used here, Lori, as well as the architectural elements you used to unify your collage.

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  8. I love how everything comes together with this piece! Wonderful colors and composition! Terrific!

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  9. This is very creative and lovely, Lori! I like all of the colors.

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  10. great card! love the colors!!!

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  11. Fantastic card - and a good story too!!!

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  12. This piece is amazing... I love the mexican feel you've created, so vibrant and lively!

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  13. love the wonderful ethnic quality to this postcard~!~ such intense color and interesting art~!~
    a really original interpretation of the Bingo theme~nice work~!!!~

    :)
    libbyQ

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  14. Wow, I love this postcard! What a great idea to use Lotteria as the basis for your card. I love the colours!

    Cindy :)

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  15. Wow! A very different take on the bingo challenge and a sensational one. Fantastic colours and superb composition.

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  16. Whoosht. Excuse me while I pop my eyes back into their sockets. Your colours are amazing and stupendous. This is such a unique approach to the bingo theme which, let's face it, is not an easy one to tackle. Fantastic work.

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  17. you have captured the mexican colours on this great card and thanks for the explanation of the game..now I want to eat a bowl of chilli and pretend I am there!! thanks for visiting my blog today

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  18. Fun colourfun mexican bingo fiesta!!

    Linda

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