Archive for the ‘Vintage cards’ Category

The Mouse

February 13, 2015

Mickey Cards  by K Henderson

Mickey Cards, 24″ x 24″, oil on canvas

This card game was manufactured around 1946 and was included in a ‘six pack’ of other card games. The box measures 2.75″ x 1.875″.

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Go Fish

February 6, 2015

Go Fish by K HendersonGo Fish, 10 x 8, oil on board

I was digging through my card games with the intention of painting a Superman Card Box when I came across this great, vintage 1951 Go Fish game. I love the wear and tear on this box and the happy face of the fish.

Superman will have to wait for another day.

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Valentines by K Henderson

January 16, 2015

trio valentineSuper Valentine, 12 x 9, oil on panel

Heart of Gold, 12 x 9, oil on panel

Key to My Heart, 12 x 9, oil on panel

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The Banker by K Henderson

August 22, 2014

Banker by K Henderson

The Banker, 10 x 8, oil on board

I had a request for a Banker vintage card painting so here it is. This card is from the 1938 game ‘Who’s the Thief?’

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Waitress – Vintage card by K Henderson

June 26, 2014
Waitress by K Henderson
Waitress, 10 x 8, oil on board

This trompe l’oeil painting was inspired by a card from a vintage Old Maid game. I thought a coffee stain would enhanced the Waitress theme.

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Kitchen Maid Vintage Card

June 26, 2014
Kitchen Maid a by K Henderson copy
Kitchen Maid, 10 x 8, oil on board
This Trompe L’oeil was inspired by a card in the 1938 game, Who is the Thief . I wonder who she is calling.

 

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Chef Vintage Card by K Henderson

June 25, 2014
Chef Vintage Card by K Henderson
Chef, 10 x 8, oil on board

This trompe l’oeil painting continues my Food Service themed Vintage Cards. This was inspired by a card from a vintage Old Maid game. And why is it that cooks always have such spotless aprons? Not in my world!

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Cowboy Vintage Card by K Henderson

June 25, 2014
CowboyVintage Card by K Henderson
Cowboy, 10 x 8, oil on Board

This trompe l’oeil painting was inspired by a card from a vintage Old Maid game.  A few bullet holes were added to create authenticity.

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Tutor Vintage Card by K Henderson

June 24, 2014
Tutor by K Henderson
Tutor, 10 x 8, oil on canvas

Music. That is my current theme for my Vintage Card trompe l’oeil oil paintings.

First up is Tooty Tutor. He is from an Old Maid card game

 

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Super Powers by K Henderson

June 23, 2014
Super Powers by K Henderson
Super Powers, 20 x 16, oil on cradled board

I had great fun putting this trompe l’oeil painting together. I chose each object to symbolize Superman or his powers.

The blue, red and yellow shield, of course, is Superman’s trademark.

Superman has Xray Vision. This came from a comic book ad selling those cool glasses.

“splo…” is one of those comic book words we’ve all come to identify with Super Heros.

The round magnifier is used to symbolize Superman’s Super Vision. He can see tiny things no one else can see as well as the ability to see far distances.

The ‘S’ from a scrabble board just stands for Superman

Superman is able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.

“Kryptonite Is Superman’s Worst Enemy”. Well, that’s the way they put it in the old radio shows. That makes it sound like kryptonite is going to sprout legs and go chasing after Superman.

Superman is faster than a speeding bullet

He’s more powerful than a locomotive.

The stamp is just cool.

The steel ball is there because Superman is known as ‘The Man of Steel’ and because I really like painting it.

Where would Superman be without Lois Lane? Probably in a lot less trouble!

And the rocket, of course, because Superman arrived on earth in a spacecraft from his home planet of Krypton.

And the cardboard box? That’s where most of us have stashed our toys and comic books from our childhood

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