David Stafford
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David Stafford's Discussions

Mail Art Call

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Stafford Jul 14, 2014. 2 Replies

I think I'm going to do a Mail Art Call but I'm not sure what the best way to announce it. What is the preferred protocol?Continue

Best adhesive for collage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kosmo Vinyl Apr 9. 82 Replies

A friend asks: What's the best adhesive for magazine collage that won't wrinkle the paper? I told him Spray Mount...anybody have any other suggestions?Continue

Collage Materials

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mim Golub Scalin Dec 13, 2011. 47 Replies

20 years ago I came upon a stash of Time Magazines circa 1952. These have followed me around long enough. If anyone wants them and is willing to pay the shipping I'll send them to a good home. (in…Continue

 

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David Stafford commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Orange Full Moon Rising? from David Stafford
"Thank you, Katarina..No one is safe from the googly eye virus."
Apr 12
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) left a comment for David Stafford
"ORANGE!...got your prints all over it, right? Many thanks xxx Orange Full Moon Rising? from David Stafford"
Apr 12
Kosmo Vinyl replied to David Stafford's discussion Best adhesive for collage
"No need to send me anything Allison, but if you do know anyone to ask how something sent a while back, I'd love to know."
Apr 9
allison anne replied to David Stafford's discussion Best adhesive for collage
"hi kosmo, i'm not completely sure because i pretty much send all of my collage work away. i don't really retain any of it. i did find a collage postcard i made a year or so ago the other day, and everything was still perfectly secure. i…"
Apr 9
Kosmo Vinyl replied to David Stafford's discussion Best adhesive for collage
"Allison any idea how these hold up over time ? Regular glue sticks appear to lose their adhesion over the years. I'm only talking about 2-5 years, but still for me it's a concern."
Apr 8
allison anne replied to David Stafford's discussion Best adhesive for collage
"i swear by yamato's solid arabic glue sticks... they're about $4 apiece on amazon with free shipping to the usa. no wrinkles at all and much easier to use than the jars or bottles of nori paste. yamato also makes a nice rice gluestick but…"
Apr 8
Kosmo Vinyl replied to David Stafford's discussion Best adhesive for collage
"I made the leap for a larger 10oz Yasutomo Nori, great to work with, but longevity is still a concern."
Apr 8
Vel Crowe replied to David Stafford's discussion Best adhesive for collage
"fri 04/07/2017 23:32 Reading this threAd's the 1st time i had ever heard of Yes Paste. After a few days hesitation bcuz of the expense, i invested in a big 2lb 7oz jar. our first test run with Yes will be taken shortly later tonite. like just…"
Apr 8
David Stafford commented on PATRICIA LANDON's photo
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who made this?

"Yes, those were stamps you sent me, Patricia."
Apr 2
David Stafford commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Super Daves arrived in Greece
"Thank you, Katerina. A very thorough account."
Mar 30
Toni Hanner -- tonipoet left a comment for David Stafford
"And here is the "rough beast in pram" himself! Wow!"
Mar 29
David Stafford left a comment for Toni Hanner -- tonipoet
"You're welcome. Glad to clear things up. We wouldn't want any rogue interpretations to get loose out there."
Mar 28
Toni Hanner -- tonipoet left a comment for David Stafford
"Hahahahahaha! Love the serendipitous "mistakes" --praxx becomes pram, and rough beast suddenly makes perfect, if scary, sense. Thanks for 'splaining!"
Mar 28
David Stafford left a comment for Toni Hanner -- tonipoet
"Sorry, that's my handwriting. It supposed to be Pram...like Perambulator..."
Mar 28
Toni Hanner -- tonipoet left a comment for David Stafford
"David, thanks for the wonderful Mail Art postcard -- both sides are terrif! I am trying to figure out the reference -- I know the Yeats poem, but "in Praxx" stumps me....what am I missing?"
Mar 28
David Stafford commented on KDJ's group I'm Enchanted with David
"Thanks, Katerina...."
Mar 23

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Mail-Artist since:
way back
My Website:
http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=708157238
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Seemed like a good idea at the time....
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
137 Alamo Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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David Stafford's Blog

Happy New Year

Posted on January 2, 2017 at 6:30pm 2 Comments

Don't let the bastards grind you down. The meek will inherit the earth but only after protracted legal…

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Kerri, Meeah, Brooke, RCBz and A Lad in Seine

Posted on December 6, 2016 at 2:28am 2 Comments

Kerri sent me this haunting painting/drawing with a thoughtful note on the back. Thank you, Kerri. The appreciation is appreciated.…

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Keith Chambers, Nancy Bell Scott, Jay Block, Carina Granlund… Plus More!

Posted on November 30, 2016 at 1:27am 8 Comments

As bad as things are, I have received some outstanding mail art including these stamp sets from Keith Chambers' Dada Centennial Collection. Not available in any store they are a lovely achievement in homage to both stamps and dada if a person can pay homage to dada. That does sound like it…

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Elsa von Freytag-loringhoven and The Keys Family Experience

Posted on October 12, 2016 at 9:22pm 2 Comments

Elsa von Freytag-loringhoven, long dead, sent me this instructional manual on how not to draw a cat as well as an invitation to friend this jolly Brooklyn realtor (done and done). Elsa's quotes are reprinted here for the benefit of those who, like me, have trouble seeing: "Why isn't Santa Fe in…

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At 2:19pm on April 12, 2017, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

ORANGE!...got your prints all over it, right?

Many thanks xxx

Orange Full Moon Rising? from David Stafford

At 7:33am on March 29, 2017, Toni Hanner -- tonipoet said…

And here is the "rough beast in pram" himself! Wow!

At 7:05pm on March 28, 2017, Toni Hanner -- tonipoet said…

Hahahahahaha! Love the serendipitous "mistakes" --praxx becomes pram, and rough beast suddenly makes perfect, if scary, sense. Thanks for 'splaining!

At 3:22am on March 28, 2017, Toni Hanner -- tonipoet said…

David, thanks for the wonderful Mail Art postcard -- both sides are terrif! I am trying to figure out the reference -- I know the Yeats poem, but "in Praxx" stumps me....what am I missing?

At 10:27am on March 4, 2017, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Thanks :-)

At 11:03am on December 27, 2016, Ruud Janssen said…

At 9:42pm on September 25, 2016, stripygoose said…

Got something returned but will try again :>)

At 8:52pm on September 24, 2016, stripygoose said…

This is still your address, right?

137 Alamo Drive

Santa Fe, NM 87501

USA

At 9:12pm on August 31, 2016, Dan Mouer said…

I'm alive! I'm alive!

Thank you, Dave!

At 10:52pm on August 29, 2016, stripygoose said…

Is this your handiwork...?

 
 
 

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