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Australia Post's evil plan
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ABC News reported recently that Australia Post plans to phase out letters in the near future. I can't imagine a world without mail.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Blackshaw AKA CtlAltDel Feb 22.

Glue recipe
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I know there has been discussions about glues and thought this recipe I got from professional decoupage artists might be useful to someone. It's been very humid in my parts and not much else has…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linda Rogers Apr 16, 2019.

 

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Adam Blackshaw AKA CtlAltDel replied to The Artful Writer's discussion Australia Post's evil plan
"WHAT??! The Guardian_Australia Post"
Feb 22
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Outgoing Knot

"Thanks Adam, It is. I bought a book on "easy" knot techniques long ago and decided to finally read it and give it a go."
Feb 18
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Outgoing Knot

"Very nice work. I imagine it was quite meditative making this."
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Australia Post's evil plan

ABC News reported recently that Australia Post plans to phase out letters in the near future. I can't imagine a world without mail.See More
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Colour pencil postcard
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Knotwork postcard in metallic pencil
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"Thanks Terry, I have probably missed the opportunity but thanks for the invitation. Cheers"
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"Dear Artful Writer, I've been waiting for this opportunity to have something to say.Apologies if I’ve sent this invitation twice.  You and your friends are invited to mail in your responses.  Slip an asterisk (*) somewhere into…"
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Just for SQUARES!

There was a prompt from CreativeSprint to make something just using squares. I'd forgotten how I'd learned to love squares while teaching 2D design with Wucius Wong and Josef Albers Interaction of Color (years ago) I thought, Wow, there must be other Square lovers out there. Thanks to Katerina for the name idea. See More
Feb 22, 2021
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Mail received thanks Katerina- Momkat

"Happy to see it finally arrived in far, far away Oz! And thank you for the beautiful mail art, see the blog: Fine calligraphy from the Artful Writer in Australia"
Nov 19, 2020
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"Received mail today thanks Mary Grellner and B. Blennerhassett"
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Mail-Artist since:
New (Dec 2018)
My Website (without http://):
http://artfulwriter.wordpress.com/
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
I am have always been involved in art and more recently calligraphy. I would like to get involved in mail art as incentive to practice and just to have fun. I have also been a penpal to people around the world in places such as Israel, Iran, Syria, UK, Germany, Japan and elsewhere for much of my life. There's no real replacement for getting handwritten mail.

PLEASE NOTE: I post photos of my calligraphy envelopes so let me know if you don't want your address publish.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
Mail to my address would be very welcome.
PO Box 911
Nambour 4560
QLD Australia

Email:theartfulwriter-contact@yahoo.com

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Outgoing found poem

Posted on September 15, 2020 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

This must be my favorite thing to do at the moment.-Blackout poetry.

Outgoing art scratchies

Posted on June 26, 2020 at 9:30am 7 Comments

Mail flowing again and interesting as always

Posted on June 24, 2020 at 11:00pm 0 Comments

I received mail this week from Beattie Blennerhassett, Adam Roussopoulos and Chris Anderson-Thank you…





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More well overdue mail.

Posted on May 28, 2020 at 6:51am 1 Comment

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At 11:35pm on February 1, 2023, Mikel Untzilla said…

Thanks The Artful Writer

At 7:05am on November 16, 2022, Mikel Untzilla said…

Thanks The Artful Writer

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Thanks The Artful Writer

At 12:02pm on September 6, 2021, Terry Reid said…

Dear Artful Writer, I've been waiting for this opportunity to have something to say.
Apologies if I’ve sent this invitation twice.  You and your friends are invited to mail in your responses.  Slip an asterisk (*) somewhere into the return address.  Best to you from Terry Re*id 

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At 11:41pm on December 14, 2019, claire humphrys-hunt said…

I wanted to send you my latest and send you a message but your comment list has been refined!,, 

At 11:33pm on December 14, 2019, claire humphrys-hunt said…

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At 4:02pm on June 27, 2019, Cherub Ayers said…

Sending mail art your way today!!!

At 4:47pm on May 25, 2019, Mark Rossmiller said…

If you would like this made into a rubber stamp, let me know and I will help you.

At 1:23am on April 19, 2019, Maria Consuelo Guacuto Blanco said…

I invite you to my project YOUR CITY.  Nuevo%20Provecto%20ARTE%20CORREO.docx
I would like you to participate.

Regards

Maria Guacuto

 
 
 

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