Only Originals

A group dedicated to those who are willing to make and share only original mail art. So, in this case, no copies!

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Intellectual property? 6 Replies

What do you guys think about having someone substantially change an original mail art piece they received that was signed, dated, titled, and not labeled as add and pass, and then send it back to the…Continue

Started by Melanie Reed. Last reply by Terry Owenby Jan 26.

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Comment by Tomoe N on June 6, 2024 at 11:13am

From Hanna Wright some original works in the mail.

Comment by Ilya Semenenko-Basin on April 13, 2024 at 2:33am

Comment by Susan Gnaedinger on April 12, 2024 at 11:30pm

Still life by Awyn in a delightful envelope.

Comment by Pam Chatfield on February 15, 2024 at 12:53pm

Line and wash (pen & ink with watercolors).

Comment by Susan Gnaedinger on January 27, 2024 at 10:15pm

Received wonderful mailart from Awyn. Her work has so much feeling. The card is watercolor. She sent four people but I just scanned 2.

Comment by Tomoe N on January 26, 2024 at 4:52am


Hi terry I don’t know about android but if you are using browser (in my case Safari) you go to iuoma < group page then should be able to see the picture mark on the 2nd from the left like mountain and sun in a little square. You tap on it and then it should open something to upload the picture. 

Sorry it is hard for me to explain. Good luck.


Comment by Tomoe N on January 26, 2024 at 4:44am

Hi Does anyone who want to exchange with me? 
I am slow but I would like to exchange with anyone. 
I currently do drawings and collages.

and I also send some Trashpo. (Wrapping paper for sweets and food, etc.) 

I am sending from Japan.

Nice to meet you.


Comment by Tomoe N on January 26, 2024 at 4:38am


Is original mean something paint/draw/collage on paper or postcard itself for example? 
Can I print my drawings which I tend to do so that I can send the same drawings to many people. Or do you imply “no add and pass” “no add and return”? 
I assume it’s similar concept as the “handmade postcard” group.

I just want to clearify. Thank you.


Comment by Terry Owenby on January 26, 2024 at 12:26am
I'm trying to upload a photo from my phone, which I have never done before on IUOMA. I don't see an option to do that. Is it my phone? I have a Motorola android. Thank you!
Comment by Carien van Hest on January 21, 2024 at 2:12pm

@Susan Gnaedinger: They both are fascinating indeed, Susan. It is so personal, don't you think? Amanda sent me something likely a few weeks ago. 

@SuTomoe N: You are welcome here!


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