Cheryl penn's Blog – December 2010 Archive (9)

A Blog post for Heather Miller Poems in Hiding

Mail Art Received Week of 13th December 2010

Heather has the knack of sending me beautiful words, in beautiful envelopes. 

Poems, Hiding in envelopes, hiding in pockets. …


Added by cheryl penn on December 23, 2010 at 9:40am — 5 Comments

A Blog for Roland Halbritter

Mail Art Received 13th December 2010

Roland, known for his bismark-mail-art call sent this interesting card for The World is a Town project.  A world spanned by bridges, machinery, money, stains, relief and Text. And rain.  It survived the rain.



Added by cheryl penn on December 20, 2010 at 9:19am — 1 Comment

A Blog Post for Samuel Montalvetti Red from a Distance

Mail Art Received 13th December 2010

This is the first time I have received mail art from Argentina - what a wonderful surprise - a FAB collage on red for The Red Book by Comunicacion a Distancia mail artist Samuel Montalvetti.


Scanning, copying, paper, text, stamps, ink, its all here in this wonderful mellifuous collage. .

Looking at Samuel's…


Added by cheryl penn on December 17, 2010 at 10:44am — No Comments

A Blog Post for Bifidus Jones Hill on a city

Mail Art received 10th December 2010

Ok ok - I KNOW what I saw, Bifidus said I didn't so I'm not saying what I saw although I know I did. Bifidus said it was Latin and was hapic braille - that part I got - the other well...

Clue - I held this to the mirror - he said - WHAT ON EARTH FOR??? I repeat. I'm not saying what I saw because he said that's how rumors…


Added by cheryl penn on December 16, 2010 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Project 26 Collaborative Book Format

The format, instructions and sizing for Project 26. This project follows the same format as the Alexander book. Please use a firm paper as this helps the book remain strong in the binding process.


Commercial paper size - A4 - about 30cm x 21cm. Take the paper and cut in half lengthwise.

Fold the sheets and slot one into…


Added by cheryl penn on December 14, 2010 at 9:38pm — 32 Comments

The Crimson Giant and The Tower of Babel Collaborative Mail Art Book

Collaborative Mail Art Book completed 10th December 2010.

As there is insufficient blogging space to upload all the photographs, I thought some interesting connecting pages would suffice - Bifidus Jones causes the Crimson Giant to NOT identify himself, despite potential punishment.…


Added by cheryl penn on December 14, 2010 at 9:53am — 4 Comments

A Blog for Stefano Sini - The World is a Town Novgorod Codex Artist's Book

Mail Art Received 8th December 2010

Stefano's note is self explanatory - "Time is Ageless" has been translated into 12 different languages - 12 world town languages - Stefano is further inviting the world into his call for peace and love. Yip - we could do with more of that Stefano! This is the first non-codex book I have received in a tree shape - very creative Stefano…


Added by cheryl penn on December 13, 2010 at 4:39pm — 2 Comments

A Blog for BatGirl: The Crimson Giant Just Flew In

The final but not last chapter if the Crimson Giant Saga flew in on bat wings two days ago.

Elaine is asking some searching questions and drawing some interesting conclusions to The Crimson Giant. She used the word WHAT instead of WHO. By a process of elimination, he is not the alpha or omega, the be all and end all. ABSOLUTELY!…


Added by cheryl penn on December 10, 2010 at 11:57am — 15 Comments

A Blog for J J Martyn, Toronto Canada

I received this on Monday from J.J. (is that how you want to be known??) all the way from Canada. I bet its icing up there, while we SWELTER and storm? The artwork arrived in this card, also by JJ and her partner Mike. She had noticed the cat blogs and cat days and thought this appropriate - it is! The card is made from paper cut-outs - Amazing!



Added by cheryl penn on December 2, 2010 at 8:26am — 5 Comments

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