Ginny has organized a new edition of Women in the Artistamp Spotlight
and here are the 30 artistamp self-portraits of us'ins :-)
You can see the issue as an eBook, or order
a hard copy here:
Beautiful BLUE painted card arrived in GreeceI 'Love it and all its undulations!(some nice pink and violet , too)
Suus in Mokum sent it in an envelope that she fears is one of the last of the red-white-blue trimmed ones. They are no longer…Continue
Another super package in (almost in) my mail box today!
The gals are here...
"Oh, Erni!" they both agree it seems :-)…Continue
Red, red, red...and Greek dancing in my mail box today from Vizma!
Look at that guy...could be Elvis? (Alive and well in Australia?)…Continue
No cheese? where's the cheese?...but "MAYBE I'll love you" anyway xxx
There is some very special art, as always, from Herr Haptic Erni!
...beginning with the outside package :-)
(the gals are all here…Continue
The little royal minks/minXus on the envelope announce that the contents will be special: art from Marie Wintzer.
I always take care when opening the envelope from Marie, so as not to destroy the beauty of the whole image. The sides…Continue
Yes...the mail box looooves getting BLUE!
μπλε μπλε μπλε BLUE BLUE BLUE μπλε μπλε μπλε....
in Greek from Janine...beginning with an "asemic of sorts" BLUE envelope! WOW! Love and PEACE!
Janine has sent some beautifully delicate…Continue
Jon Foster is creating LARGE tape transfer art! (23 x 28 cm)
"Boys Life" arrived in Greece, and did not fit in the mail box,
but was not lost, just tossed on the stairs.
It endures a LIFE time...completely sealed in tape :-)…Continue
Fun in the mail box!
From Nadine...I don't care for art critics either,
they should make art and experience our fun:
Sue Hobbs sent a lucky card, on canvass...she's all HEART
(and beautiful SA postage as…Continue
Even the envelope is a BLUE work of art! Thank you, Suus!
Both sides now...nice to swim in this BLUE:
Good memories from Bifidus of life on the farm in 1972!
This is a double A4 printed sheet (that makes it an A3?)
It unfolds to reveal wondrous details of life and local structures on-the-farm.
August 27 was Banana Lovers' Day.
And somehow, somewhere hiking high in the French mountains,
Dean Marks managed to find a La Poste box and send this card off to La Grec.
It is "cerealism" with attached images of the famous Banana Olympics:…Continue
OOPS! The above may be "ala Da Vinci" backwards...
as the paper is transparently thin !
The below image is the correct way to read Cheryl's writing...of course:
Beautiful calligraphy, but does it "say" something?
What is it?
And of course we are talking about "naked" mail art items...
no packaging, no envelopes here...pure metal,... and feathers and ribbons, too.
Of course, I did have to go to the post office and claim it,
no way was the post gal going to carry this around.(about 15 x 30 cm)…Continue
You just know that it is a packet full of wondrous treasures from Cheryl Penn:
And it is....poetry, art, ...and Zine #2: The World a Town!…Continue
A few of my "summer sticks" tape art have been said to resemble french fries...
and also : "pick-up-sticks". So, dear Nancy was kind enough to send:
PICK UP STICKS in the mail! What a great surprise!!! Thank…Continue
Happy Banana Day to all!
Angie did a remarkable "old" banana card,
and remarkably made it arrive in Greece,
on Banana Day! Yay!
Probably Snooky Dog helped here...the flip-side
has a monkey friend:
Oh, Erni! The clerk at the post office saw me come in
and didn't need to look at the notice for pick-up,
she knew immediately which package was for me.
You have happy greetings from her...she likes the "smiling Erni" …Continue
Roland Halbritter, instead of sending a pink slip ,"re-used" the blue card I sent him.
He added his little deer and stamps...interesting!
Beautiful BLUE came from Helene. She does lovely art
and then plastic laminates the card.…Continue
Another trip to the post office to pick up a SECOND package from Hamburg!
Zombie Kitty Kawaii is visiting Greece, so she has been helping me unpack Herr Erni's gifts!
What a nice box inside!…Continue