David Stafford
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David Stafford's Discussions

Mail Art Call

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Stafford Jul 14, 2014. 2 Replies

I think I'm going to do a Mail Art Call but I'm not sure what the best way to announce it. What is the preferred protocol?Continue

Best adhesive for collage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kosmo Vinyl Mar 15. 76 Replies

A friend asks: What's the best adhesive for magazine collage that won't wrinkle the paper? I told him Spray Mount...anybody have any other suggestions?Continue

Collage Materials

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mim Golub Scalin Dec 13, 2011. 47 Replies

20 years ago I came upon a stash of Time Magazines circa 1952. These have followed me around long enough. If anyone wants them and is willing to pay the shipping I'll send them to a good home. (in…Continue

 

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Toni Hanner -- tonipoet left a comment for David Stafford
"And here is the "rough beast in pram" himself! Wow!"
5 hours ago
David Stafford left a comment for Toni Hanner -- tonipoet
"You're welcome. Glad to clear things up. We wouldn't want any rogue interpretations to get loose out there."
18 hours ago
Toni Hanner -- tonipoet left a comment for David Stafford
"Hahahahahaha! Love the serendipitous "mistakes" --praxx becomes pram, and rough beast suddenly makes perfect, if scary, sense. Thanks for 'splaining!"
18 hours ago
David Stafford left a comment for Toni Hanner -- tonipoet
"Sorry, that's my handwriting. It supposed to be Pram...like Perambulator..."
yesterday
Toni Hanner -- tonipoet left a comment for David Stafford
"David, thanks for the wonderful Mail Art postcard -- both sides are terrif! I am trying to figure out the reference -- I know the Yeats poem, but "in Praxx" stumps me....what am I missing?"
yesterday
David Stafford commented on KDJ's group I'm Enchanted with David
"Thanks, Katerina...."
Thursday
David Stafford commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post It's from David Stafford!
"You're welcome, Katerina....Thanks for blogging."
Thursday
David Stafford commented on Jay Block's blog post Steamy by D.S.
"Thanks, Jay."
Mar 17
Kosmo Vinyl replied to David Stafford's discussion Best adhesive for collage
"I've just used Yasutomo Nori for the first time and despite having reservations about the price, I liked working with it. I bought a small  1.84 oz (55 g) container  to try it out and I'm now a fan, obviously have no idea about…"
Mar 15
John Gayer replied to David Stafford's discussion Best adhesive for collage
"Holy s***! Just a wee bit prohibitive."
Mar 8
Bradford replied to David Stafford's discussion Best adhesive for collage
"Yes, and at $71 a gram it's costlier than most drugs."
Mar 8
Kathleen Thoma replied to David Stafford's discussion Best adhesive for collage
"Archival is better. Use clear acrylic gell medium for both the glue and finish to protect it afterwards. It is waterproof once it is dry. As a professional artist it is all I use or need for collage."
Mar 7
David Stafford commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post It's from David Stafford in New Mexico :-)
"Thanks, Katerina. I'm glad it made it safely across the seas."
Mar 6
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) left a comment for David Stafford
"Thanks :-)"
Mar 4
Shellie Lewis replied to David Stafford's discussion Best adhesive for collage
"Spray mount is horrible, it smells too strong. I prefer: Glue sticks YES! paste stickflat glue bookbinding adhesive Rubber cement which is also smelly but not a spray at least."
Feb 27
John Gayer replied to David Stafford's discussion Best adhesive for collage
"I came across this recently, which relates to a request regarding: Adhesive for butterfly wings in Nature Print Album -  some of it may apply to collage work You might be considering the use of an adhesive like what was used in…"
Feb 21

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Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Seemed like a good idea at the time....
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137 Alamo Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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David Stafford's Blog

Happy New Year

Posted on January 2, 2017 at 6:30pm 2 Comments

Don't let the bastards grind you down. The meek will inherit the earth but only after protracted legal…

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Kerri, Meeah, Brooke, RCBz and A Lad in Seine

Posted on December 6, 2016 at 2:28am 2 Comments

Kerri sent me this haunting painting/drawing with a thoughtful note on the back. Thank you, Kerri. The appreciation is appreciated.…

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Keith Chambers, Nancy Bell Scott, Jay Block, Carina Granlund… Plus More!

Posted on November 30, 2016 at 1:27am 8 Comments

As bad as things are, I have received some outstanding mail art including these stamp sets from Keith Chambers' Dada Centennial Collection. Not available in any store they are a lovely achievement in homage to both stamps and dada if a person can pay homage to dada. That does sound like it…

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Elsa von Freytag-loringhoven and The Keys Family Experience

Posted on October 12, 2016 at 9:22pm 2 Comments

Elsa von Freytag-loringhoven, long dead, sent me this instructional manual on how not to draw a cat as well as an invitation to friend this jolly Brooklyn realtor (done and done). Elsa's quotes are reprinted here for the benefit of those who, like me, have trouble seeing: "Why isn't Santa Fe in…

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At 7:33am on March 29, 2017, Toni Hanner -- tonipoet said…

And here is the "rough beast in pram" himself! Wow!

At 7:05pm on March 28, 2017, Toni Hanner -- tonipoet said…

Hahahahahaha! Love the serendipitous "mistakes" --praxx becomes pram, and rough beast suddenly makes perfect, if scary, sense. Thanks for 'splaining!

At 3:22am on March 28, 2017, Toni Hanner -- tonipoet said…

David, thanks for the wonderful Mail Art postcard -- both sides are terrif! I am trying to figure out the reference -- I know the Yeats poem, but "in Praxx" stumps me....what am I missing?

At 10:27am on March 4, 2017, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Thanks :-)

At 11:03am on December 27, 2016, Ruud Janssen said…

At 9:42pm on September 25, 2016, stripygoose said…

Got something returned but will try again :>)

At 8:52pm on September 24, 2016, stripygoose said…

This is still your address, right?

137 Alamo Drive

Santa Fe, NM 87501

USA

At 9:12pm on August 31, 2016, Dan Mouer said…

I'm alive! I'm alive!

Thank you, Dave!

At 10:52pm on August 29, 2016, stripygoose said…

Is this your handiwork...?

At 10:03pm on August 24, 2016, Toni Hanner -- tonipoet said…

Dave, I am wiggly all over looking at the giant assortment of incredible vintage STUFF you sent me! How generous of you! And the big Burt Lahr collage, and perhaps best of all, my very own Color Wheel! Thank you thank you thank you! I can't promise to deal with this stuff responsibly, but if I get arrested I'll try to keep your name out of it.

 
 
 

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