Ficus strangulensis
  • 78, Male
  • Charleston, WV
  • United States
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Gyotaku anyone?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jenn Miltenberger Aug 2, 2020. 2 Replies

I wonder if there might be enough interest in Gyotaku, Japanese fish printing, to have a group or maybe a sub-group of Ruud Janssen's Rubber Stamping group?Y'r ol' Bud, FikeContinue

Tags: japanese, gyotaku, fish, stamping

DeepDream [online image transmogrification]

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kathy Barnett Mar 14, 2019. 16 Replies

DeepDream! Wow! This is an online, image manipulation service which takes your file input and changes it according to arcan rules [???] apparently using imagery it finds online. So far it seems to…Continue

 

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biden-dragon boy

"bu bu but, didn't Chinese donations come into the Clinton coffers? Just following in the tradition. Just one peek into the ultra rich's rule. Let's hear it for the URBMFs [ultra rich bastard mother effers]"
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Ficus strangulensis commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"this is partially asemic, the part in which the page is partly 'redacted'."
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Ficus strangulensis commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"here's the 'cheat sheet'"
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Ficus strangulensis commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"Duncan Geere, a scientist whom I follow by emails of his blog has mentioned the number system used by Cistercian monks. Although it is VERY SEMIC it looks to me and would be to almost all of us asemic. Here's a link to some images:…"
Mar 12
Ficus strangulensis commented on MoriceMarcuse's group Tristan Da Cunha Permanent Exibition Supporting Group
"Thanks for the invitation. It has caused me to become interested in islands as possible future homes and I've learned that most are either protected by the 'owners' who don't want them crowded or already crowded or so remote that…"
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Tristan Da Cunha Permanent Exibition Supporting Group

Helping to Start a Permanent exhibition on the Island most Far and isolated on  the planet TRISTAN DA CUNHA Please send one of your Art Work to : Post Office & Philatelic Bureau Tristan da Cunha, TDCU 1ZZ South Atlantic OceanSee More
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"I used to tell my kids "Think, think, think, think, think." Daughter #1 is much more a sensing than a thinking person. Daughter #2 is much more a thinking than a sensing person. By taking the myers briggs personalty inventory MANY times I…"
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"Mars postage artistamps from Donovan Beeson."
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Mel Anie left a comment for Ficus strangulensis
"Howdy, meye [new] ol' Bud; weiser I am now. I have received a package from you, today, 15 Feb 2021. The postmark is from last year! You may have received mail from me recently or you will imminently (or maybe in a few months time!). That…"
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Jeff Bagato commented on Ficus strangulensis's group tsundoku
"pages I did for Attic Zine assembling magazine, issue #12, Orange 1"
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tsundoku

as one so afflicted, here's a group for people who use books for mail art purposes or even just labor under the yoke of book addiction, those yearning masses who amass books intended for reading but which, mostly just pile up.See More
Feb 6

Profile Information

Mail-Artist since:
1990
My Website (without http://):
http://the 'blog' here at IUOMA
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
I like to see what people are doing as art and share what I am doing. I like to meet people and get to know them. [DISCLAIMER: tho I am called a mail "artist", I 'cannot' draw due to a lack of proper mindset.]
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
538 Hanson Hollow Rd.
Charleston, WV 25311-8025 usa

ficus@suddenlink.net

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At 5:29pm on March 24, 2021, Ifé Niklaus said…

Hi there Ficus  ! I've been doing art mail since I was 10 years old, but I found out about IUOMA last December. So happy and grateful about it !!!!! 

At 2:49pm on February 15, 2021, Mel Anie said…
Howdy, meye [new] ol' Bud; weiser I am now. I have received a package from you, today, 15 Feb 2021. The postmark is from last year! You may have received mail from me recently or you will imminently (or maybe in a few months time!). That envelope is not a reply to the mailing that I received today because, as far as I know right now, I am not a time traveller but time and other things may prove differently. I will reply to this one quite soon because I like it a lot and have much to say regarding it. Thank you. Mel Anie (PS. I still can't post or see images on here so you are just getting lots of words from me. Oh dear.)
At 7:05pm on January 31, 2021, Luís Filipe Gomes said…

Hello my Ficus Friend I've joined your group tsundoku I hope you like my participation. By the way I think some how I also have material for other groups.

At 12:22pm on January 20, 2021, Ifé Niklaus said…

HELLO FICUS !!!!

LOOKING FORWARD TO MAIL YOU !!!

At 4:58am on January 12, 2021, Vel Crowe said…

01/11/2021

19:55

incoming V-Mail

EDA 01/14 or 0/17

Dodgy Rodger Velcrow

At 11:58am on September 25, 2020, Judith Dagan said…

I love you ('re mail art ) too. I put something in the mail for you last Sunday. Along with 4 more pieces to my M.A. friends. ♡×♡= ♡×♡

At 11:19pm on August 15, 2020, PAM CHAVEZ said…

Hi Fike! Thank you so much for the Mail Art and printed Art Cards. I love them! I like Sci Fi, too, but am not nearly as avid a reader as you are. Hope you are well and staying safe. Best Regards, Pam

At 3:39am on August 2, 2020, Jenn Miltenberger said…

Fike, Thanks for the recent mail. I enjoyed it! Will send something soon :)

At 11:24pm on July 26, 2020, PAM CHAVEZ said…

Hi Ficus! I just accepted your friend request! Thanks for friending me. Hope you like what I sent :).

At 5:20am on July 20, 2020, stan askew said…

hey fike ~

good to hear from you! thanks for the friend invite. we moved to Hawaii to be close to family, and we love it here. hope all is well with you and yours!

best ~ stan

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LIVE-ED alters fike image card based on DKA artistamp image of fike.

Posted on October 8, 2019 at 5:33pm 1 Comment

First [in my very porous memory] fikeCard altered by LIVE_ED Giecek

I have a blog???!

Posted on July 14, 2018 at 12:34pm 0 Comments

I guess I do. Or at least, that's wot the clicky-button said on the previous page. from which [by clicking] 'I' got 'here'. [virtually].

Currently [re]reading all of William Gibson, at least the novels and a wonderful read he is! Taking a break with Thomas M. Disch's "334" over these past few nites, charging up the ol' memory B4 lites out each eve. Richard Brautigan awaits also.

Soon we start ripping out the floor of the computer 'den' at strangulensis Manor.

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quaint drawings

Posted on June 15, 2016 at 11:43pm 1 Comment

If you like to use old US postage on your mail art envelopes...

Posted on October 4, 2014 at 5:01pm 0 Comments

Karl Anderson's a good source who I've used for several orders over the past few years.

His current list and very detailed information on requirements for ordering from him are found at:

http://www.andersonstampandcoin.com/Pricelist.pdf

Currently, he is selling mint US 3-cent stamps from the 1940's-50's for very little over face value.

Y'r Ol' Bud,     Fike

 
 
 

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