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Mailart 365

A group for anyone embarking on a mailart 365 - Can you make a piece of mailart every day for a year?

Website: http://www.mailart365.com
Members: 137
Latest Activity: Sep 11

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Our addresses

Started by andytgeezer. Last reply by Anita Sep 5. 130 Replies

Even though it makes sense that we can look on each others profiles, you may want to add your address here and any blogs or other accounts you want highlighted. This way it's in a closed environment and we all get to share.

Significant dates for the diary (some might say...)

Started by andytgeezer. Last reply by Melissa E Jun 13, 2013. 38 Replies

McFloozy mentioned Quack Day in February and I had a message from Valentine Mark Hermann telling me of an anniversary in February. I figured that it would be best to put all the dates in one discussion, so anyone could contribute and we could all…Continue

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The honours list!

Started by andytgeezer. Last reply by andytgeezer Mar 5, 2013. 24 Replies

If you've completed 365 pieces, you deserve a place on the honours list - and here it is!Please update if I miss out!Continue

New to mail art..

Started by Melissa Jordan. Last reply by Poison Label Productions Sep 20, 2012. 3 Replies

I'm new to mail art, but am looking forward to making this a hobby!  I like photography A LOT, in fact, I'm working on a project of a "Picture a Day".  It's an idea I got from a man who took a polaroid a day for 17 years until he lost his battle…Continue

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Comment by Yayoi S.W. on September 11, 2017 at 5:07am
Hi Andy, yes I did. I haven't had the chance to familiarize myself with the site yet, but I will look into it soon. Thank you for all of your help!
Comment by andytgeezer on September 11, 2017 at 12:35am

Hi Yayoi - did you get my email?

Comment by Yayoi S.W. on September 10, 2017 at 7:11am
Thanks, Jan! So far so good :-)
Comment by Jan Hodgman on September 7, 2017 at 8:10pm

Congrats, Yayoi! May it be a fulfilling adventure!

Comment by Yayoi S.W. on September 7, 2017 at 6:57pm

Here is my 1/365 which was mailed on 9/2.

Comment by Yayoi S.W. on September 6, 2017 at 8:38am
Andy - what a dedication you are making to MA365. I just sent the registration on the site. Thank you so much for your help!
Comment by Yayoi S.W. on September 6, 2017 at 7:38am
Thanks for all the inputs! Jimmy, I like that idea. stripygoose, that's a relief to hear...thanks! And Jan, thanks for all the ideas. I too have a stack of what I think failures but wondering if I can revive them somehow by modifying a little :-)
Comment by Jan Hodgman on September 6, 2017 at 1:58am

Oh Yayoi, what joy comes thinking of you starting a "new year" with a MAILART 365 intention (just last night my women's group was saying that start of school feels more like the new year here than the calendar date 1.1)

I feel like the dailiness of this has grown me amazingly AND I make extra along the way so that when I travel, for example, I have a batch ready to go if it's not convenient to make art for awhile. But of course, whatever works for you....the intention alone is a strong encouragement. And of course you an always mail multiple pieces to the same people (heck, you could send all 365 to one person, I spoze!). I send them to friends and family along with  fellow mail artists.  I like the "conversation" that happens with getting mail back while I'm making it.

I'm letting myself experiment widely and even send out the "failures" feeling like they're part of the process. I'm also a part of MMSA, Mail Me Some Art, where you send up to 4 cards on one theme to someone who coordinates the swap and finds the recipients.

Comment by andytgeezer on September 6, 2017 at 12:19am

As Stripygoose says, make your own rules Yayoi! 

I've been running Mailart 365 for 7 years now and am on my 4th or 5th 365 series. I've never managed to make one a day as hard as I try, but for everyone Mailart365 means whatever you want it to mean. You can make it mean one a day for a year, or you can make it mean your target it to get to the number 365. Or you can make it mean that you think about Mailart 365 days a year and fit in the making wherever you can.

However you choose to do it, come and join us on the site at www.mailart365.com.  :-)

Comment by stripygoose on September 5, 2017 at 11:30pm
Make your own rules Yayoi! Last time I sent all 365 in one go!
 

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