July 2012 Blog Posts (233)

Arty Slides from Stephanie

I got these great Arty Slides from Stephanie Blake today. DKult Shrine and Trashy Girls. I love the Trashy Girls, I think I knew them in college. 

Added by Not Hi Ng on July 25, 2012 at 3:50am — 2 Comments

12-12-12 or How the World Ended

If you think that the 12-12-12 End of the World Project has died a quiet death, think again brave souls ... for the enigmatic UK artist Simon Warren this past week has added 10 new chapters to his ongoing saga of the end of London as he knows it. Stay tuned for all 10 chapters being posted this coming Friday on the 12-12-12 End of the World Blogspot!

There's still plenty of time before the world ends to send your thoughts, feelings, musings, worries about the end of the world…

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Added by liketelevisionsnow on July 24, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Super Mail Art from Svenja.Germany.07.23.12

a great envelope -

postcard, showing Svenja doing her marketing...looks like eggs are on the menu...must be allot of flies this time of year!

and....(3) great ATC's, linocuts?? produced by Svenja on thicker cardboard; the cardboard lines add texture…

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Added by Amy Irwen on July 24, 2012 at 9:41pm — 8 Comments

ART is my Quiet Friend

I've been spending some sacred time on mail art lately....I need to have art in my life. Until now it has been most difficult since I had no 'place' to go, to enjoy my friend called "Mail Art". Up until now, every time I wanted to make mail art, or any art for that matter, I had to gather all my supplies, paper, paints, bits and bob's and camp out on the dinning room table and then take it all down just in time for dinner. I'm sure there have been many other's who…

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Added by Deanna Fountain on July 24, 2012 at 6:56pm — 2 Comments

THANK YOU! Mass Blog (Suus In Mokum, ARTLIKEART, Carina Granlund, Dean Marks, Stephanie Blake, Guido Vermeulen, Erica Durante AND Mim Golub Scalin!)

Suus In Mokum had the unfortunate duty of reminding me that I had let summer take over my life, neglecting to blog or even say, "Thank you!" for some of the wonderful mail that has been gracing my humble box these days. Embarassed, but glad to have been put back on track, I am here now to shout out to all of you amazingly wonderful folks!

Beginning with…

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Added by Lynn Radford on July 24, 2012 at 6:54pm — 23 Comments

Painted flyer with poetry from Claudia McGill, USA

Beautiful piece by Claudia. Ooooh, to be able to use paint like this. Thank you Claudia.

Added by Suus in Mokum on July 24, 2012 at 6:52pm — No Comments

cheryl penn

Hi Cheryl:

 

  I didn't receive my collaborative Zine, number one... why ?

 

   xxx KeppleR

Added by roberto keppler on July 24, 2012 at 6:03pm — 2 Comments

Tossed ashore by Mean Dean the Dancing Machine, France--Seeing is Believing

I love mail art that unfolds, mail art that opens up, and hey. I'm always glad when it makes it through the postal system unharmed. Dean's piece,…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on July 24, 2012 at 4:27pm — 6 Comments

Detail of giant mail art card, trick sensei

This card is actually 35x27cm and full of wonderful lino cuts/stamping, very appealing! Thank you Josh.

Added by Carina on July 24, 2012 at 8:21am — No Comments

Guido's interpretation of the Belgium flag

This morning I had to do my administration and amongs the blue envelops (tax) and bills I found this wonderful envelop, designed by Guido Vermeulen. It is his interpretation of the Belgium flag. Is it my imagination or do I really see a doggy on the right, cats in front of the red and other creatures studying the flag?

Mail Art with surprises, I love it. Dank je wel,…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 23, 2012 at 10:15pm — No Comments

The New Alexandrian Library Boekie Collection - Additions - Theresa Williams (USA) - The Ragpicker and Torma Cauli (Hungary)

Theresa wrote a note which accompanied her beautiful book - which I really appreciate.  I know post modernism allows us free reign interpretation, but sometimes I think manners disappear in that wake. I always remain intensely curious about the first voice - the voice of the author/artist.

Theresa writes that she was excited to see I was interested in the idea of…

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Added by cheryl penn on July 23, 2012 at 2:36pm — 57 Comments

Meet SpongeBob, by Thom Courcelle

Mr Spongebob is visiting Finland, have to admit I don't know much about him.. but his look and eagerness makes me smile! Great drawing Thom, thanks!…

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Added by Carina on July 23, 2012 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

Be Gentle With Yourself, Lynn Radford

In a clever way, Lynn has recycled a packaging, filled it with new values and posted it to me!

Thank you…

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Added by Carina on July 23, 2012 at 7:22am — 5 Comments

The Round Man by Val

Very cool print by Val.

Added by Harry Lock on July 22, 2012 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Slide Art By Val

This eclectic collection of work is by Valentine Mark Herman.

Added by Harry Lock on July 22, 2012 at 8:28pm — No Comments

A good day at the post office!

These carefully crafted slides from Angie Cope.

Part of the Carousel 2 slide exchange.

Added by Harry Lock on July 22, 2012 at 8:25pm — 1 Comment

Transport Card

This card from Susan Walker with some good advice:

"Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey". Fitzhugh Mullan.…

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Added by Harry Lock on July 22, 2012 at 8:21pm — 5 Comments

More Carousel 2 slides arrive.

The slides and fun tag from Sarah Churchill.

Added by Harry Lock on July 22, 2012 at 8:12pm — No Comments

Postcard

This bright postcard from Suus.

 

Added by Harry Lock on July 22, 2012 at 8:05pm — 1 Comment

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