christisobel

fine art • scientific illustration • graphic design

Ithaca, New York · 398 Sales

christisobel

fine art • scientific illustration • graphic design

Ithaca, New York 398 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(67)

Announcement   Welcome to my shop, home of my perennially-popular BIRTHDAY CALENDARS as well as lots of other arty treats and paper ephemera. Everything is in stock and ready to ship. I generally ship within 24 hours of receiving an order.

All of these cards, prints and calendars are printed locally in Ithaca from my original paintings. The cards are all blank inside for any occasion or message you choose to write, the calendars are ready to help you plan your exciting days. I'm pleased to think about where my cards will end up, what letters will be written, what walls my prints will inhabit. I will occasionally add etchings, journals, tiles, mugs, paintings, t-shirts and other treats from time to time.

My more complete website is www.christisobel.com

Thanks for shopping here, and supporting this community of independent artists and craftspeople. We appreciate your business.

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 19, 2015

Welcome to my shop, home of my perennially-popular BIRTHDAY CALENDARS as well as lots of other arty treats and paper ephemera. Everything is in stock and ready to ship. I generally ship within 24 hours of receiving an order.

All of these cards, prints and calendars are printed locally in Ithaca from my original paintings. The cards are all blank inside for any occasion or message you choose to write, the calendars are ready to help you plan your exciting days. I'm pleased to think about where my cards will end up, what letters will be written, what walls my prints will inhabit. I will occasionally add etchings, journals, tiles, mugs, paintings, t-shirts and other treats from time to time.

My more complete website is www.christisobel.com

Thanks for shopping here, and supporting this community of independent artists and craftspeople. We appreciate your business.

Christi Sobel

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Christi Sobel

TRUTH - print of watercolor and pen illumination
TRUTH - print of watercolor and pen illumination
$20.00
6 blank cards - Octopus
6 blank cards - Octopus
$18.00
6 Honey Bee blank cards
6 Honey Bee blank cards
$18.00
Tiny Square Gift Cards- assorted with envelopes
Tiny Square Gift Cards- assorted with envelopes
$10.00
6 blank cards - Solstice - winter sunrise
6 blank cards - Solstice - winter sunrise
$18.00
6 blank cards - PEACE - illuminated manuscript
6 blank cards - PEACE - illuminated manuscript
$18.00
Chickens archival print
Chickens archival print
$40.00
Maintaining our Personal Space archival print
Maintaining our Personal Space archival print
$40.00
Western Species set of 12 blank cards
Western Species set of 12 blank cards
$27.00
Moth notecards - set of 6 blank cards
Moth notecards - set of 6 blank cards
$16.00
Curiosities: set of 12 blank cards
Curiosities: set of 12 blank cards
$27.00
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Reviews

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(67)
Erica Shockley

Erica Shockley on Mar 17, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful reflection! Detail looks enchanting close up - better than the picture.

villatic5

villatic5 on Feb 5, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic messages on bright colors - very eye catching buttons with great juju. Thank you so much!!!

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About

Putting it on paper

Early in my freelance illustration career, I played around with making some cards from my paintings. I gave them to family and friends, and many people came back for more (and even offered to pay for them!). One thing led to another, I joined our local Farmers Market in 2000 and went to a few shows...and my card and print business was born. Since the beginning with just some note cards, my line now includes calendars, gift cards, custom wedding printing, tiles and journals. Development is always underway for new ideas, because new ideas are fun and I like making things.

All of the art is my own, and I design my cards and ephemera from scratch, not with templates or clip art.

In an age of electronic communication, using paper is more precious than ever. I believe in the lasting power of sending your message in your own handwriting, keeping a journal or sketchbook with a real pen, and in the archival value of a beautiful paper calendar.

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Shop members

  • Christi Sobel

    Owner

    I am a scientific illustrator and life-long artist. My inspiration comes from the beautiful natural world, viewed through my own filters and bringing out overlooked details.

Production partners

  • Liontail Press

    Ithaca, NY

    Liontail Press is the letterpress shop operated by Laurin Ramsey, a Georgia native recently transplanted to Ithaca, NY. She uses vintage letterpress equipment and treeless paper to make lovely original prints and cards. http://www.liontailpress.com/

  • The Wordpro

    Ithaca, NY

    The Wordpro is a small independent digital printer, owned and staffed by Diane and Larry. They print my cards and paper products for me, quickly and beautifully.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 9, 2016
Thanks for stopping by. I am proud of my work, and happy to be sending out a product that I think is high quality and reflects the beauty I intended when I made the original painting.

Accepted payment methods

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  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
  • Check
Payment
Paypal is preferred as well as instant, but a personal check is fine too (in which case I will ship as soon as the check arrives). I will ship quickly, so please cancel any orders within two hours.
Shipping
Orders will be shipped USPS. I can usually ship within 24 hours of receiving an order.
Refunds and Exchanges
A refund or exchange for an equally-priced item is welcome, but the buyer must cover the postage to return the original item to me. I will also replace your item in the highly unlikely event that it arrives damaged, upon proof of the damage.
Additional policies and FAQs
Wholesale enquiries welcome. Custom printing (messages inside cards) enquiries are also welcome.