It is always a special treat when mail art comes from Argentina.

This is very thick and richly black haptic art from Marcela Peral.

I tried an angle shot to see if it would capture the thickness of the paint:

But such rich textures are only to be held, not scanned.

Many thanks, Marcel, see you in the mail soon, too. xxx

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Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 28, 2012 at 11:31pm

Oh, wow..now I really appreciate this art piece, Marcela! Printing ink is very rich  and smooth, but, yes, it takes a long time to get that stiff and dry! That makes it even more fantastic! Thank you xxx

Comment by Marcela Peral on November 28, 2012 at 9:21pm

Printing ink... it took almost a month to dry !

Comment by Bifidus Jones on November 28, 2012 at 7:22pm

I love paint applied so thick you can feel it. The wrinkly-looking paper appeals to the senses as well. Thanks for posting, Katerina.

Comment by xx Jones on November 28, 2012 at 3:15pm

like black chocolate, mmmh

Comment by Karen Champlin on November 28, 2012 at 1:17pm

That must have taken forever to dry.  Nice piece.

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