ANOTHER CRAPPY MINI-ZINE:
[UPDATE DECEMBER 2019: I bought myself a newer used scanner/copier/printer for my birthday. Now that I have one that works properly, I'm excited to send back issues 1-9 and current issue #10 around to people. Let me know if you'd like copies! Since I'm currently a non-reliable mail artist who just went through 2-3 years of flitting in and out of mail art existence with barely any explanation whatsoever, I'm happy to send them out as "Guilt Free Mail - No Reply Expected".]
In August 2014 I made #6 of a mini-zine called "Another Crappy Mini-Zine". These are printed on reused paper in black and white using my home laser printer, then individually hand colored. The 8 page folded mini-zines usually have an easter egg which can be found by unfolding them and looking at the "unprinted" side. I've done issues on: How cold it is in my office, how to leave an efficient voice mail, weird tidbits on raising chickens, a fan - zine of Scott drawing birds and a couple others.
I got an AMAZING brown box in the mail. Honestly, it was VERY well constructed. I've made some boxes in my day for mailing stuff, and this one put mine to shame.
But I digress! I am not blogging about the box, I'm blogging about the fluffy blue tissue inside, which contained within it's folds A HAND GNIT, intricately tiny and well made GNOME…Continue
If my job would let me change the screensaver on my work computer, this postcard from Irina in Saint Petersburg, Russia would already be my new screensaver. I'll be hanging it on my wall so I can still get my fill of this eye candy on a regular basis.
This gorgeous, intricately designed, botanical…Continue
3 Happy watercolor birdies landed in my mailbox yesterday after having flown all the way from Oregon! My partner brought them inside quickly to warm them up and they were waiting for me on my typewriter when I got home from work. I was really glad to have a bright, cheerful, colorful image to soak my eyeballs, so I brought it with me to work today. Before I…Continue
April Rocco is an amazing mail art artist. Everything I've ever gotten from her has been warm, earthy, gorgeous and original. I've always been amazed at how she successfully runs hard and headlong outside the box of what we normally…Continue