November 2011 Blog Posts (228)

A Horse is a Horse of Course of Course

Galloping into my mailbox and rocking my world... or is that rocking into my mailbox and making my heart gallop?... was a stunning, double-sided, tri-fold accordion piece from Lesley Magwood Fraser.  One side depicting a block print of some creative invention--a black beauty on rocking arcs, and embellished by some intricately cut-out cartoons of a [less than] graceful, but comic, dismount.…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on November 27, 2011 at 8:39am — 5 Comments

Star art from Guido Vermeulen, Judith HeartSong, Amy Irwen, Theresa Williams and Skybridge Studios

After moving to my new home I received a lot of star-art, thank you all for this wonderful welcome here!!

 

Guido Vermeulen send this wonderful envelope, I love the way the tiny (newspaper?) papers are worked into it...

 

 

Judith Heartsong sent this great card along with hundreds of small stars who lie now everywhere on the desk and…

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Added by Svenja Wahl on November 26, 2011 at 6:00pm — 9 Comments

Mail recieved from Diane Keys

I received the most wonderful mail from Diane yesterday. Kraft paper envelope rubber stamped, and filled with two of her famous trashpo works, and a piece of charred paper with a mysterious  RE-PRINT label on one side... 

Added by stewart charlebois on November 26, 2011 at 5:26pm — 8 Comments

Received from Nadine Wendell Mojica_11.2011

What a great surprise when I received a bigger than usually package from Nadine...my walk back to the house was filled with anticipation...along with alot of feeling and squishing of that oversized package...

 

I can not tell you how my heart filled with warmth and love when I opened that special gift; all wrapped up in colored tissue and string...

 

Let me share with you what was inside....…

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Added by Amy Irwen on November 26, 2011 at 4:51pm — No Comments

mail art 25-11-2011 Cathérine Petré

Soft colours and beautiful design Zalop art mail by Cathérine Petré

Added by Emmy Verschoor on November 26, 2011 at 4:46pm — 2 Comments

INVESTIGATIVE MAIL-ART: Deep Inside the DKULT with KDJ & Diane Keys (Orlando, Florida, USA)

Cover: July 2011 issue of the DKULTNY (DKULT-New York) fanzine

 

November 25, 2011 - Posing as an adoring fan injured in the infamous D-Koder Ring Scandal, I infiltrated the D-KULT (a mail-art…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 26, 2011 at 4:30pm — 81 Comments

Received from Laura P_11.25.11

"eyes on you" by Laura P - #185 of 365 Mail Art Group...Thank you so much for this creative PC...

Added by Amy Irwen on November 26, 2011 at 5:50am — 1 Comment

Received from Cheryl Penn

 

Received these two abstract pieces in the mail from Cheryl. The color and texture are evocative of Africa.

Added by liketelevisionsnow on November 25, 2011 at 11:24pm — 2 Comments

Received from Cheryl Penn

Added by liketelevisionsnow on November 25, 2011 at 11:21pm — No Comments

Please give your feedback on these logos

Two studenst (Hakim and Tim) from GAAV|Design designed these three concepts. What do you things of these. Give feedback on which you like most and what alterations you would like?

 

 

CONCEPT A

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Added by Ruud Janssen on November 25, 2011 at 4:00pm — 9 Comments

Louise Glück by Svenja Wahl

I say this every time, but Svenja makes stunner envelopes . This one comes with vintage drawings of scenes of daily life in traditional Japan. Beautiful!…

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Added by Marie Wintzer on November 24, 2011 at 11:44pm — 31 Comments

The Roofs of Tiny Town - from Mim Golub Scalin

Augusta overlooking the roofs of Tiny Town, a beautiful collage based on a painting by Maurice Utrillo,Street in Sannois. Thank you very much Mim!…

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Added by Marie Wintzer on November 24, 2011 at 11:43pm — 3 Comments

From Sakir Ozudogru - Turkey. "Mail on the roads" postcard!

Added by Michalis Kotsaris on November 24, 2011 at 11:42pm — No Comments

Received from Melissa Hanlon_11.2011

Melissa thank you for the wonderful ATC, your work on the envelope and the nice letter you enclosed....Keep up the creativity!

Will post on the REBEL ATC group also...

Added by Amy Irwen on November 24, 2011 at 6:43pm — No Comments

Cheryl Penn's Ghostworld

We were sitting around the enormous hearth at Klavworster’s Grotto when the subject of ghosts came up. “Africa is filled with ghosts,” old De Toit said. He closed his eyes and we watched as he conjured the spirits he spoke of. I closed mine too and felt the racing of the dead, human and animal, across a cave painting, the endless hunt, frozen in time. We were all…

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Added by David Stafford on November 24, 2011 at 6:40pm — 14 Comments

Received from Superhero_11.2011

Thank you for the mail art....

Added by Amy Irwen on November 24, 2011 at 6:40pm — No Comments

Received from Karin Greenwood_SouthAfrica

Karin, such great mail art...thank you! and the envelope has my favorite dragon!!  HUGS..

and, you would think that was enough...but...NO! on the back was a beautiful poem about the "Blue Bird"   :-)…

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Added by Amy Irwen on November 24, 2011 at 6:36pm — No Comments

RECEIVED: Thx for the Hate Mail-Art + Gems from Nikoltsou (Greece), McAllister (USA), Baer (Germany)

Mail-art by RCBz (St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA)

 

November 24, 2011 - A look back into my IUOMA blog posts will reveal that I have consistently praised mail-art I have received from RCBz. He certainly does not…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 24, 2011 at 1:00pm — 28 Comments

The famous red pullover

Received my first mail art from Michalis Kotsaris with his famous red sweater. It's great!! Thank you!

Added by Svenja Wahl on November 23, 2011 at 9:32pm — 1 Comment

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