Mail art received from Kristine
in Denmark! Beautiful green leaves
stenciled onto cardboard, then green
duct tape to create a sturdy envelope.
Inside was this beautiful dried leaf
with white painted dots, and a quote:
"Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead
has never watched them dancing
on a windy day."
~ Shia Tamir
So pretty, and just what I needed on the
winter day that I received it! Thank you Kristine!
In return, I've sent...
...yes, two envelopes. One inside the other.
Inspired by the style of Nick Bantock's art work
from the book series "Griffin and Sabine."
Includes stamping, drawing, labels,
colored pencil, reinforcement circles,
and a bird image from an old magazine.
|Postcard inside the second envelope|
I love Bantock's seemingly random, exotic images
juxtaposed with each other. Since I had
used watercolors on this postcard, I knew
it wasn't safe to send through the mail
system 'naked.' And getting to decorate a second
envelope was fun too! Across the bottom
of the postcard I used some images from my Ohio petroglyphs research, done for a
It's really fun to get art in the mail!
I recommend it!
|Back of postcard with images and faux postage|
Joining up for T Tuesday,
a beverage and a chat...