Tuesday, May 9, 2017

#77 April-June 2017 Mail Art

By CR: One of 4  Smartphone photos documenting street art.
For Sharon Silverman, Haverhill MA, USA:  Entry for 'Street Art' Call for Mail Art.
Photo was taken with the permission of the artist. I was fortunate
to capture the artist in the act of painting on wall of a public garage in Redwood City, CA.



By CR: 3 of 12 unique collages  used to decorate  envelopes
for the Snowgeese cards. Mixed Media.


By CR for Norma Soulet, Port Saint Lucie, FL.
Stitchery on collage. Techniques:
Watercolor crayon on tissue paper collage.
French knots, running stitch, dangling threads.


By CR for Mercedes L Marquesa, Albuquerque, NM.
 One of a set of Snowgeese-based postcards.
Mixed media on artist-made paper with poetry segment on reverse.


To Pam VanderWeil, Rosemount, MN.
Vintage French altered-postcard, circa 1909.
The green stamp is most probably circa 1900-1940.
The placement of the stamp means 'I love you'.
Read about the 'language of stamps'
http://www.philatelicdatabase.com/nostalgia/the-language-of-stamps/


By CR for Alex Witter, Den Haag, The Nethelands.
Entry for Black/white.  https://witter-mailart.blogspot.com
Medium: sumi-e ink. 


By CR for Richard Baudet, Marseille, France.
Snowgeese:  One of a series of 12 cards. Each card is unique, but with similar elements.
Watercolor crayon & white Prismacolor  pencil on Canson-mi-tientes paper; acrylic paint.
PS: The signature was placed incorrectly by mistake.


By CR for Jon Foster, Winston-Salem, NC , USA
For 9x9 Tile Project.
Gelli-print, markers, acrylic paint on 4" square, wood tile.
It will be arranged with eight other tiles in a frame




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