Here come the Minoan gals, right from the Island of Crete ...what happens when a few old Greek postcards are found in south Africa? Well, Lesley turns them into very wonderful and artisic collage-altered-postcards!Continue
This is a detail of a masterfully wonderful piece that came in the mail today from Marie. Asemics?.Altered book pages? Haptic? All and more! Full-page view below reveals the delicacy and the poetry that Marie created.
White asemic writings, formal shapes, collaged texts...all add to this artistic symphony.…Continue
Water-logged butterflies and leaf stamps, but oh so cheerful and happy. Along with a professional calling card from Laurence Roberts came one of his most colorful abstracts! Many thanks, Laurence, may you be well and strong!Continue
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Bunny Rabbit from Carla Cryptic...just fun! And a dainty delicate design from Laura Hensley. And an amazing 3-types of asemics card from the Queen of Asemics: Karen Champlin!…Continue
A very "Greek" package arrived today from Thom, the envelope alone is fascinating mail art...look at all those stamps...and LIAM TRA! Wearing a mask? Oh, yes, on the flip side of the envelope there is more:Continue
Snootie-dark-guy in my olive tree today, as if we have to fear strange winter creatures crowding in on our HOT summer days STILL in Greece! An amazing print, on reserse side, too, only on transparent plastic:Continue
She sent a hand-made envelope full of fun things to see and to be used on future mail art pieces! The envelope is made from a Virginia map and historical info page...just great fun to see and read!…Continue
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'Tis an honor to have TWO amazing large collages from Herr Haptic Erni! Both are filled with his humor and laughter...as are his envelopes! 'Love his friendly "UHU", that makes the world stick together! "Degrees" is personally symbolic for me. Super!…Continue
"Knitting Mill" and streams of other places flow across one page of the mail art card with a vintage "Air Mail" US stamp that Nancy sent. Perhaps it is upside-down, what that "Annual Report" reads that way...or not. It is nestled nicely in the olive tree.…Continue
Great "shredpo" Ether arrived from Marie, with instructions to "beware of ether". Amazingly textural under the clear film cover and delicately stitched and knotted with white threads. Very tempting to want to open and create with that shredpo material...mmmmmm, nice!…Continue
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Two beautiful mai art cards arrived in Greece from Tomoe in Japan. Both depict scenes of San Fracisco. The one on the left is by Tomoe and the other on the right is by her partner. Tomoe used a most delicate and soft-textured paper to print her painting, and it is a joy to the touch!
Thank you so much, Tomoe! Something in the mail to you soon,…Continue
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Cheryl Penn's and DeVillo sloan's "Asemic16" projects...(all four editions) are well under way. I jumped in last minute, thinking that it was not possible earlier to commit to making 16 copies for the project while out away from the studio. But even under-the-olive-tree art can proceed. And due to their encouragement, I have now discovered a new "writing" expression. Me thinks…Continue
There are illustrations that accompany this poetic masterpiece too!
One of my favorites:
"a simple flash story"
"red light yellow light
green light go
do not go - i stop myself
(i'd rather be elsewhere)
beyond the noise of…Continue
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