October 2012 Blog Posts (177)

Trashpo Stuff from Diane Keys

I got this bunch of great Trashpo ingredients from DK in a sickly sweet envelope, I love it.

I don't know what that detritus looking stuff is but it don't taste too bad.

I had to do two scans to get it…


Added by Not Hi Ng on October 28, 2012 at 4:17am — 2 Comments

Holism from De Villo Sloan

I received this from De Villo, not sure what it is, it's been sent to the Institute of Art Agnosticism Investigating team for testing and analysis. 

Added by Not Hi Ng on October 28, 2012 at 3:49am — 6 Comments

Bär mail is always full with surprises: this time NUTS!

Great mail from Erni Bär (Germany) last week. He sent me a typical envelope with his portrait on it and the envelope itself had a special size.......…


Added by Ruud Janssen on October 27, 2012 at 1:11pm — 5 Comments

Exclusive Mail Art from Vizma Bruns

Check out the mail I got from Vizma - my first I might add. Lots of great stamps on both sides of the envelope and two cards with a delinquent chicken, Prince Harry misbehaving and an admonition to party on while you're young! I really like her humorous style. It proves that mail artists are great comedians too!…


Added by taidgh on October 27, 2012 at 1:30am — 8 Comments

IOUMA MOBA (Museum of Bad Art) Super Competitive Competition has its' first entries!!!!

I am so excited to have received the first entries into this month's contest. The winner will be chosen on the 15th of every month. Open to anyone but it would be nice if you joined the group-please send your bad art to BAD ART 407 S. Liberty St Elgin IL  60120 or you can email it to me at: blackcatcircus@gmail.com

This first entry is from our esteemed judge, Valentine Mark. He was very bold to attach his name to this, but the heart shaped mouth would have given it away anyway.…


Added by DKULT on October 26, 2012 at 9:30pm — 12 Comments

Galaxy Mail - Theresa Williams

Theresa told me I should be expecting something in the post so I was waiting with eager anticipation. Today I received a package from her:

The William Carlos Williams stamp was a nice touch. Maybe a relation Theresa? And inside:

Theresa was very kind…


Added by taidgh on October 26, 2012 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Happy Halloween - Postal Art from Christine Coppa

I got a wonderful, large, colourful envelope in the post a few days ago from Christine Coppa.



And inside the envelope:…


Added by taidgh on October 26, 2012 at 7:39pm — 1 Comment

Beautiful Watercolor by Lyn Thornbrugh.USA.10.16.12

Lyn has been playing with new metalics....I love how it hylights and softens at the same time...thank you Lyn...LOVE the elephant!!!

Added by Amy Irwen on October 26, 2012 at 7:11pm — 4 Comments

Mail HeART - Miss Thundercat, Suus, Stripygoose, and Diane Keys

Quite the mailart…


Added by taidgh on October 26, 2012 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

FlippeR -- the Making of a Masterpiece

Let me introduce you to FlippeR.

I made him from bits and pieces I found on the beach the other day.

Here is FlippeR:

And then the following photos show how I made up this Masterpiece:…


Added by Valentine Mark Herman on October 26, 2012 at 2:30pm — 8 Comments



Added by nijianming on October 26, 2012 at 10:32am — 2 Comments

Moan Lisa, Susan McAllister and Val Herman - Thank you!

Moan Lisa, Iowa City, USA.

Susan McAllister, California, USA

Val Herman, Sigean, France…


Added by Carina on October 26, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Jon Foster: The 6800 miles story

What a story.  Who has the film rights?  I can see Brad Pitt in the lead role of Jon W Foster.  We just need to figure out what the "W" stands for.

Thank you very much Jon, I'm still crying with laughter.  Move over Bill Bryson!

Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on October 25, 2012 at 7:57pm — 2 Comments

Eric Bruth : Calling Card - Is this class or what?

I sent Eric one of my barcode cards (what else) and he return his calling card with his website... inside a decorated envelope which matches the stamp.  Now this is class!

Thank you Eric, I got an idea.  Ribbit Ribbit (That's "croa croa" in French)

Yes animals have different sounds in each language:…


Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on October 25, 2012 at 7:42pm — No Comments

Call for mail-art: PINK-RED-ORANGE-YELLOW


is the theme of my new mail-art project, for which I ask you to contribute in the form of a mail-art 

(technique free, preferentially A6-postcard or A5 format).

Your sending will appear on my blog wimpletproy.blogspot.fr - "From PINK to YELLOW". 

In reply, I will send you a mail-art (so, don’t forget to write your address). 

"Dead"line: 31/12/2013

Send your mail-art to…


Added by Willemien Visser on October 25, 2012 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Crazy Fonts

Hi Everyone,

Today, I would like to share with you a website where you will find a lot of fonts, sorted in many themes and categories like : Cartoon, western, Gothic, Asian, Scholar, Fire and Ice, Horror... and many others.


I hope you will…


Added by Jeanne Bourjot on October 25, 2012 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment

"HORIZONS" · Mail Art Project




SIZE: 15 x 4 cm (only this size, landscape)



Added by Vortice Argentina / FGD on October 25, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments

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