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.
The mail brought a special handmade envelope to me this afternoon, just about a half hour ago, all the way from MomKat in Greece! Whoo Hoo! Thank you for thinking of me, Katerina! Those Flat Stanley the Gnomes seem to know all the tricks....steaming off artistamps to discover hidden return addresses, my word! What will that clever Joseph do next? That's a really cool running deer stamp you used. Thanks so much for the mail! …Continue
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