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Mail Art entry 13!

What can I say? Sun was pouring through my Southern exposure drawing room window as the ideas fluttered about like the butterfly on the stamp.  I really like how this one turned out! The back of this postcard is fun … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 12!

Cut, sew, draw and repeat … Stage 1 of front:  I sewed the little orange ribbon on, the little butterfly cut-out, and then drew the rest with the addresses and stamp.  Still seemed ho-hum … For the flip side I … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 11!

Inspiration once again came from the stamp and wanting to play with black and white gouache .  For this piece, I began with a piece of cardboard from a sheet set that had printing on one side and blank white … Continue reading

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Mail Art 10!

With yesterday officially being day 3 of Spring and knowing white snow surrounded me, my psyche ached for spring flowers and color.When working on this envelope, this landscape composition extended from the stamp, which is rather ironic when looking at … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 9!

Last night after dinner, I sat in a chair to watch Neil Young’s Journey.  As the movie began, I found I just couldn’t sit there without doing something.  So I ran to my office and grabbed an envelope, to the … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 8!

Ever have one of those ideas that seem wonderful, but the execution of it becomes more time consuming than you thought?  Welcome to Mail Art entry 8? Using a clear envelope, I thought it would be great to put some … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 7!

I love color!  I’ve accumulated various paint chips over time, in trying to decide various colors for different rooms in our home.  Over the weekend, a local store offered a free quart of paint to try out their new brand.  … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 4!

While unpacking after shopping, I found several paper bags!  The other night I sat down with one and a black pen and simply began to draw.  Before I knew it, a little sign stating, “What’s for lunch?” was up on … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 3

Watercolor fit the art mood for today.  If you haven’t sent in your Mail Art entry(ies) to Two Hands Paperie, create something and mail it in!  Information about this show can be found under their March 8 entry at:  http://www.twohandspaperie.com/blog/ … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 2!

Beep beep goes the bus!  Hurrah for Rosa Parks! Using the Rosa Parks stamp on a long envelope I re-created the image of her riding on that Montgomery City bus with the date she changed history. Here is the back. … Continue reading

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