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 15 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'

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

Monday, May 8, 2017

#76 January-March 2017 Mail Art

By CR an entry for the Fe-Mail XX, Women Art-Scientist
Testament Exploration Project, Ludlow VT. 
Conceived in memory of Marija Gimbutas, 
Lithuania-born archaeologist known for her research 
into the Neolithic and Bronze Age cultures of "Old Europe".
Monoprint with lithography, 2017

By CR for Znedek, Czech Republic, Entry for "Break Out" .
Scribble Drawing Series- Collage of watercolor crayon & ink on tissue paper  .

By CR for Connie Jean, FL.
 Scribble Drawing Series-watercolor crayon & ink.

By CR for Soleil Corvo, Orchard Park, NY.
Scribble Drawing series: Watercolor crayon, ink and woven paper.

 By CR for Dimitra Papatheodorou, Patra, Geece.
Altered, accordian-fold, mini-book.
Size about 1.25 inches square, & 0.25 inches thick.