April 2012 Blog Posts (357)

Beautiful collage by Laurence Gillot

This needs to be seen in person to be fully appreciated. It's a delicate beauty, and I love it.

Thanks again, Laurence…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on April 29, 2012 at 6:44pm — 2 Comments

Aussie bark and other fashionable items from Vizma Bruns

The bark is delicate and wonderfully soft (but with inner strength). To try to paint on it is most tempting. 

Lovely fashion…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on April 29, 2012 at 6:40pm — 7 Comments

Greek letter plus Greek green spring from Katerina Nikoltsou

The note was typed on Katerina's old Olympia Greek typewriter, and I can't remember what I did to deserve it, but did win it in some sort of contest, luckily for me. Katerina said she would translate it when blogged (couldn't remember otherwise!), so here we are. ... ? Thanks again for both,…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on April 29, 2012 at 6:32pm — 3 Comments

Received from Eduardo Cardoso

I'm very pleased to have these fine pieces, Eduardo--thank you again very…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on April 29, 2012 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Mail art feast from Nadine Wendell-Mojica

Who wouldn't behave herself with a knitted gun in the room?

About the silhouetted card above, Nadine writes on the…

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Added by Nancy Bell Scott on April 29, 2012 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Received from Sarah Churchill

Sarah says "All girls need gold!" 

Thank you, Sarah--I especially need it to help me live up to my Fancy name ~

Added by Nancy Bell Scott on April 29, 2012 at 6:13pm — 2 Comments

Received from Susan McAllister

One of Susan's lively red-white-black mail arts, with whimsy and style: 

And a nice note on the back, too. Thank you very much, Susan ~

Added by Nancy Bell Scott on April 29, 2012 at 6:11pm — No Comments

PRÉHISTORIQUE MAIL ART, Dean Marks

Dean makes a profound lesson in drawing back to the violent prehistoric times. It can not go wrong, everything must be built up from scratch, even in the drawing?

If you look closer, you can see Dean's careful drawings on these strange nuts that no scientist has discovered yet...…

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Added by Carina on April 29, 2012 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

A foxtrot from Switzerland, Janine Weiss

Don´t know how you did this piece, Janine, but it looks fabulous! It seems to be lot of layering, collage and acrylic medium, the structure is great to feel. Thank you!

PS The stamp is very sweet.

Added by Carina on April 29, 2012 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

DKULT PHENOM: Trashpo ATCs (Diane Keys, Neil Gordon, KDJ & Bernice) + Trash Talk from Dean Marks (France), Katerina Nikoltsou (Greece), Richard Canard (USA)

Very rare DKult ATC/lottery tickets (master sheets). Circa 2009. Now re-issued by…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 29, 2012 at 1:00pm — 30 Comments

I must give thanks....it's been far too long....please forgive my delay!

I MUST give so many THANKS to the following people. I hope I have not missed any one! I have just finished scanning pictures and I am getting ready to post everyone’s beautiful work! In the meantime….It has been far too long so….before I do any uploading….THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU to the following for putting a smile on my face over the past few weeks!

Tallie Jones

Carina Granlund

Kimberly @ Varykino

Amy Irwen

Cristian Sima

Giuliana de…

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Added by Kerri Pullo on April 29, 2012 at 6:57am — No Comments

mail art from claudia mcgill and arac

 Claudia McGill - LOVE this, the figure, paint and texture

a hilarious card from arac! made my day…

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Added by Ana Karina on April 28, 2012 at 7:51pm — 3 Comments

release the birds!

release the birds!

 

30 birds have flown, 20 more need places to visit.

Added by Sandra Lefever on April 28, 2012 at 5:09pm — 6 Comments

Add and Pass Out the Door!

An Add and Pass from Angie...out the door to CZ....

this is it so far...have fun!

Added by Amy Irwen on April 28, 2012 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Sketching Day..without boundaries...in Thessaloniki, May 27, 2012 Join Us!

Sketch with us in Greece on May 27, 2012.

Here is the info from SKETBE...our Society of Artists in Northern Greece...

Join us digitally by emailing your sketch and/or if you can send it in-the-mail:

NO registered mail / NO express courier , Family event, Max: A4:

TO: SKETBE - Sketching Day

      Flemingk 10

     Thessaloniki,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 28, 2012 at 2:30pm — 16 Comments

Mailart from Lindsay Stewart, Jon Foster, Diane Keys

I received all these lovely pieces. 

First (above) from Lindsey Stewart - I love this! That is a real vintage photo even! When I saw lindsay's art pieces on her page here on IUOMA i couldn't hit "add friend" quick enough, and she even sent me mail art before I sent her any (I will soon!). Her pieces make me want to go scour the flea markets for vintage game…

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Added by Ana Karina on April 28, 2012 at 12:50am — 2 Comments

Received from Kim Jungyoun.Korea.04.24.12

This piece is so graceful, very poetic and light as a feather to the eyes...Thank you Kim...so delicate   *!*

Added by Amy Irwen on April 27, 2012 at 11:34pm — No Comments

Received from Nadine Wendell Mojica.04.21.12

Two great pieces arrived from Nadine. A wonderful small ATC "cats sing their own tune" with Nadine's great style and detail...don't ya just want to throw a shoe at the dang thing!!!

next is "Art Heals Heart and…

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Added by Amy Irwen on April 27, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Received from Sue Hobbs.So Africa.04.17.12


Sue has created a beautifully layered card on top of a paint or ink wash...Love the background..thank you Sue *!*

Added by Amy Irwen on April 27, 2012 at 10:41pm — No Comments

Received from Kerri Pullo.04.10.12

Two fantastic painted postcards...rich purple on black and grey...awesome visual textures...thank you Kerri *!*…

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Added by Amy Irwen on April 27, 2012 at 10:34pm — 2 Comments

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