Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s Blog – May 2012 Archive (23)

Puzzling Puzzle Paintings from Valentine Mark Herman and the Hermits: Dean, Niklas, Suus, Stephanie and Katerina

Well, Val started this strange puzzle painting exchange a few weeks ago by mailing puzzle pieces to us five mail artists. He took 5 famous paintings that had 12 puzzle pieces, a child's collection that he found in a flea market, and sent 12 pieces to each of us, mixed of course, in a green envelope!!!

I received these 12 pieces:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 31, 2012 at 3:00pm — 7 Comments

Blue Blog Jam , too...Mail Art from Giuliana, Nadine, M. Keen, and Neil Gordon!

It is BLUE...if you send BLUE, you receive beautiful BLUE! Thank you friends!

Great "Ocean" from Giuliana in Brazil, beautiful blue waves! And blue on the envelope, too1

And "YES, I Love Blue" from Nadine in California:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 29, 2012 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Monday Mail Art in Green mail box from Lesley and from Val, too!

It is always a treat to see a mail art envelope from South Africa! And when it is from Lesley Magwood Fraser,

you just know that it contains a rare and beautiful drawing. Yes!

And this time there is elegant color tone…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 28, 2012 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

Monday Mail Art in Green mail box from sweet Janine!

Janine knows how much I loooove BLUE! She created a beautiful BLUE arty envelope!

This is a wonderful BLUE package , front and back, from Janine in Switzerland, 

full of wonderful BLUE treasures!!!

She stitched and glued a BLUE…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 28, 2012 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Monday Mail Art in Green mail box from The Haptic Werewolf!

Nice to see the mail box "overflowing" on a Monday morning!

Actually, Herr Haptic Erni's envelope was "stuffed" on top :-(

Luckily the contents were safe. My mail box likes small mail art (half A4) .

And as I will start to be away at the seaside shack...best for the summer months

we keep the mail art small, small enough to stay in the green…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 28, 2012 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Elvis and Van Gogh and the guys in my mail box from Carina

The KING arirved in Greece today, and I am honored!

Thank you, Carina, and I humbly accept your title as "Katerina the Great" (of mail art! and trashpo !!! xxx)

(I'm also known as "Princess Kate" in some parts of Europe :-)

Van…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 25, 2012 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

Summer in Greece and Rod Summers in Greece!

Great packet from Rod Summers today...full of wonderful things!

His exhibit announcement.."The Silence of Summers" Fantastic title!!!.

A colorful collaboration work:

More cards and fun... a "ghostly" image:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 25, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Mail Art goodies from Cara /: GOTIJ ARAC !

Even the envelope is Super! What fun:

The postgal really enjoyed it," both sides" she said were fun to see!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 23, 2012 at 6:30pm — 6 Comments

Snooky sends goodies to Greece (Angie, too)

Very nice items arrived in Greece today.(Punch cards! From that ancient early computer system?)

Will use for trashpo, for sure!

And what a great eye-of-the-dragon ATC! Who would not just love it!

And a double-sided arty…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 21, 2012 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

Beautiful stitches from Sarah Churchill!

'Been patiently waiting for a stitched portrait from Sarah, promised some time ago...

but oh, so, worth the wait! This is DIVINE! The textures fantastic:

And the details just want to be examined closely!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 21, 2012 at 5:19pm — 5 Comments

Heavy-duty tape transfer from Jon Foster

Something new in the neighborhood?

If it is tape, it's Jon Foster!

This mail art from Jon is mysterious and vague under layered packaging tape.

"So...this ...means you"? "It's an..." arty piece :-)

Great texture and…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 18, 2012 at 2:26pm — 5 Comments

Leda and Marie in Japan

Leda and the swan...found beauty from Marie!

Images of fascination and mechanics:

Images of genki legs and…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 18, 2012 at 2:10pm — 5 Comments

BlogJam: GOTIJ! from Helen Amyes, Angie and Snooky, Natalya in Russia and MariaF in Russia, and from Amy Irwen!

Another full mail art mail box...no bills or junk mail here :-)

Wonderfully warm hues and bar code collage on corrugated cardboard from Helen Amyes in Australia

Fun pony from Angie,with warm red vermillion over multi-print! And Snooky postage!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 16, 2012 at 5:30pm — 7 Comments

POP! the cork (corks) and drink up Dean Marks

No ... - - - ...

This is a full symphony of corking fun.

Imagine the amount of wine consumed? Or does Dean collect these over

a long period of time? Whatever, he orchestrates them all into a beautiful happy haptic collage.

(and sends them without a French envelope!)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 16, 2012 at 4:00pm — 7 Comments

Anna Banana weaves those envelopes from bills, bank statements, etc

Anna Banana is weaving beautiful designs with "security"!

Beautifully BLUE fun envelope, too:

Got me a genuine…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 16, 2012 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

GOTIJ! BlogJam: Monday Mail Art in Greece!

'Love Mondays...the mail box is always full of Mail Art xxxx Thank you all!

A beauty from Nancy Bell Scott!Wonderful layers and textures...

Also a beautiful layered collage from Karen Champlin. And in envelope with BLUE tape :-)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 14, 2012 at 3:21pm — 10 Comments

S.O.S. for Dean Marks ( from Dean Marks!)

Collected  a few of the blogs for this wine cork festival of mail art from Dean.

He will have a chance to view all :-)

Here are a few of the blogs:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 9, 2012 at 7:30pm — 7 Comments

Haptic Werewolf strikes with Andy Warhol, Burroughs, John Cage, Mick Jagger and Studio 54!

Oh, yes! another great Haptic box arrived in Greece! Thank you, thank you, Erni! xxx

Look, look, look what all is inside...'tis like Christmas when Erni sends "Eat Art"! Teddy BAR, too:

But first the wrappings...and Dean Marks…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 9, 2012 at 2:00pm — 10 Comments

GOTIJ! and another Blue Blog Jam! Mail art from FarStarr, from Nadine and from Rod Summers!

#293 from Mandy Fariello aka FarStarr at "365". Beautifully layered collage and colors, lovin; it! thank you, Mandy, and good going until "365"!

Nadine Wendell sent this thickly rich "engraved" card with "eyes". Wonderful textures created,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 9, 2012 at 1:47pm — 3 Comments

GOTIJ! and a Blue Blog Jam! from Thom Courcelle and Susanne Schilling and Kerri Pullo and Jon Foster and Dewi and Dean Marks!

I love Blog Jammin' and I love the "blues"! Well, actually, ALL the colors and designs are fantasic,lots of

great mail art in my new mail box :-) Thom Courcelle sent this fascinating BLUE-print envelope,

and the contents with Ray bunny is amazing, too! thanks, Thom xxx…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 8, 2012 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

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