Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Mail Call


Making postcards is about all I can accomplish lately. They are quick to make, easy to mail and you feel good after you drop it into the mailbox.
The first card is a birthday wish to my friend Cara. She and her husband are theater people, show biz in their blood. I think she will the this dramatic card made from magazine pages.


Eva and I made this set. A few months ago we tried out a new set of inks on a large piece of paper. Of course I kept our experiment. Last night I gave it an orange ink wash allover. Then I cut the paper into postcard size blocks.


This sweet card found it's way into my mailbox. It's from Corrine at
It's a bit out of focus here.
This card makes me smile!

My last card was sent out to a Postcrossing member.
Most of these members are postcard collectors and not so interested in mail art.



Corrine steered me toward http://www.good-mail-day.com/  for mail art swaps.

For those who like snail mail you may want to click "confessions of a pen thief" blog. This blog is fun and often has interesting postal facts and oddities.

This morning my friend Lynn told me about http://www.swap-bot.com/.
I made a quick stop. Seems like a place for lots of art swap groups to post. Will go back and check it out. Stay tuned for a more informed report.

4 comments:

  1. I clicked over to see what you have been up to and you are 1 super busy girlie ... I love the heart stuff and the drive in and the post cards!

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  2. I usually save my watercolors that I didn't turn out so well hoping to use them in a collage or something. I like your postcard projects. You have so many ideas to share. Love them.

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  3. Love the Pollock thing you guys have going on up there! And another "opposites" with the 2 figures in the top one! I have been doing postcards as well! Circles mainly of course! I think the immediate gradification of doing quick art pieces can tide us over for another day....

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  4. I agree with you about postcards. They're fun and quick and distracting when you need distraction!

    Colette xo

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