Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s Blog – August 2012 Archive (18)

Heavy Metal ...and feathers and ribbons from Dean Marks!

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)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 31, 2012 at 10:30am — 15 Comments

When the fish of South Africa swim to Greece

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!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 29, 2012 at 10:00am — 9 Comments

Art and Pick-up-Sticks from Nancy Bell Scott!

Pick-up-sticks?

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…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 28, 2012 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

Monday, August 27, official "BANANA DAY"!

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:

Some…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 27, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

The Haptic Werewolf strikes again...and again...and this third time, in as many days!

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" …

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 27, 2012 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Some blue, and not so blue, mail art

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.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 25, 2012 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Haptic Werewolf strikes again...and again today!

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!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 24, 2012 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

Serious Cerealism from the Haptic Werewolf

Well, of course, first there is the package!(red and green...what, no blue?( Aha, "PRIORITY" is blue!)

Art work and philosophical moments for the postal gal clerk at the post office pick-up counter to examine:

Oh, Erni! Big birds and…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 23, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Happy Blues in the mail box from Suus and Mim and Fleur!

Suus and I are having a "BLUE" exchange...

and she now has begun painting her own papers and they are fabulous!

Look at the tones and strokes and spots ad dots!...oh, so very nice, Suus! Thank…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 22, 2012 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

MinXus Solar Festival souvenir from Marie in Japan

 

Elegant!...and perfect for displaying on the side of my bookshelves.

Surely will bring good vibrations to the studio apartment!

Musical messages in asemic-style (for me), on chopsticks, knotted together...…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 22, 2012 at 1:30pm — 10 Comments

GOTIJ! Mail Art from HeeBee JeeBee Land and from Istanbul, too!

Rare items in the mail box today, and they are soooo appreciated.

TestTower sends the "Squid Patrol" to help collect te "kalamarakia", I am sure!

Always fun to get a card from Test...and the flip side has the TestTower sea and a…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 17, 2012 at 10:57am — 1 Comment

A touch-of-blue cat mail from Angie and Snooky

So, where is the blue? oh it is there between the fan and the kitty...

and also on the flip-side, a nice BLUE heart:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 16, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Blue CAT brick from Janine Weiss

What a treasure was in today's mail. Thank you, Janine!

Janine is busy making art "bricks" and they are wonderful.

This is 16 x 20cm and 5 cm thick of sturdy corrugated cardboard.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 16, 2012 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Arty Slides...yay! From Janine

Thank you so much, Janine! Lots of Love to you too!

Three arty slides with great tiny images arrived in Greece.

I'm not doing too many of these arty slides, as i find the "space" so tiny!

But Janine and others are creating…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 9, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Beautiful tape-trans from Jon Foster

This is another beautiful tape-transfer from Jon.

(See the BLUE.."to use"?)

He has a wonderful way of "picking-up" text and images

with packaging tape and then creating these mail art pieces!

Always a good mail art day…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 9, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

BLUE etegami from Debbie in Japan

Always a joy to receive a card from Deborah Davidson in Japan.

She is no longer here at IUOMA, but has a very active blog and

continues to send many "etegami" cards.

Here is a beauty in BLUE inspired by a Robert Frost poem

"Desert Places"…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 9, 2012 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

#999 from Mimimal Mim Scalin

This is a beauty! Mim did a great series of this "holes" and "anti-holes" idea!

using fantastic color arrangements and surprises! Keeping it MIM- minimal !

After completing her first "365" mail art pieces, she went on to do "1000"!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 9, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Medwolf is BACK...and ZACK?

Medwolf was away for a while for health reasons,

but a fun package arrived in Greece and he is BACK to mail art!

Many a reference to the natives of Saskatchewan, beautiful leather and beaded crafts:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 9, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

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