Large board mail art post from Dean, with an emphasis on the history of Toulouse...
"Ne pas enlever cette étiquette." I would NEVER!!!
The reverse side has an aerial view of some of the monastic communities' buildings in Toulouse named after Saint Saturnin (I think), and a split image of the saint himself. Saint Saturnin was…Continue
"Yummy Cabbage Cream Cheese Cake…."
As far as I can tell, the recipe goes something like this:
1 can apple pie filling
1 box Jiffy White Cake Mix
1 cup chopped pecans
Mix all ingredients together. Stir with a wooden spoon 1,322 rotations. Caution! [May cause bursitis.] Bake for…Continue
Added by Thom Courcelle on February 26, 2016 at 9:47pm — No Comments
Lucky me, I got a fatty envelope from Amy Irwen… with all kinds of goodies inside ripe for use on future mail art...
Included were two of Amy's sewn-on-board ATCs, both texturally and visually amazing On the left, "Window Series #21" and on the right "Storm Warning."…Continue
Added by Thom Courcelle on February 26, 2016 at 9:31pm — No Comments
Visual Poetry Photo
and it looks to be a manipulated photo collage...very interesting against the stark black...Continue
Added by Amy Irwen on February 26, 2016 at 7:55pm — No Comments
Mail art by IUOMA member Richard Canard (Carbondale, Illinois, USA)
February 26, 2016 - Based on comments he posted in the IUOMA asemic writing group, I had assumed Richard Canard joined a few…Continue
Melissa Wand in Wausau, Wisc. found this vintage postcard from Nashville, like the Parthenon!
Some fun stamping and an "altered mail art postcard" was created!
Too funny this Bunny and Diamonds:…Continue
Fabulous collage postcard, with many layers :
with a "film" clip of women...waiting:
The flip side is full of…Continue
With a beauty of a wax seal, too:
The envelope is made of the softest pulp paper:
...also the card inside,…Continue
Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 26, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Hello mail-artists! I am so excited to have found you all!
I recently started a 365 project, making a postcard each day, and I thought my biggest problem was going to be finding people willing to receive them... now I'm not so worried.
What a stimulating, inspiring group of artists! I am brand new to mail art but this already feels like home.
This is my…
In a Galaxy far, far away, Stars and a black hole. And yes, that is real paint and real stars. Well not real real stars, but the sticker type stars that your teacher use to put on your homework. Mine were always green for "effort", as they use to say.…Continue
I currently have a supply of Oregon Coastal Cities visitors guides (I work at a Visitor Center) and am wondering if anyone is currently enamored with the sea, beaches, coastal images, etc. & would be interested in some for collage material? We're cleaning house, out with the old & in with the new kinda thing, and I'm sad to be tossing so many into recycle... Maybe I could swap some materials with someone? Can we do that sort of thing here? Let me know your thoughts, please :)
Some of you know I glean lots of collage supplies from the discards at a nearby auction house. I frequently stuff things in my bag just to look at them closely when I get home... better grab it now and discard later than lose it to another picker!
So last week I grabbed someone's school record book with photos, grade cards, etc. (the pockets attracted me as well as the old photos) and a hardcover baby care book that had some writing inside.
Got them home and discovered locks of…
2nd May 2016: Second day of Pascha of the Orthodox Church. Movable feast of Saint George who according to the texts, hit the evil dragon with his spear.
Nowadays, the dominant powers fight with each other, killing…
Added by Afroditi Karamanli on February 25, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments
From Angie...fantastic printing and colors:
Price of bananas per POUND :-)…Continue
Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 25, 2016 at 11:38am — No Comments