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London's hidden-gem art galleries


The Globe and Mail - Apr 23, 2017
On show until early June is a retrospective (co-curated by former Globe and Mail art critic Sarah Milroy) of the work of artist Vanessa Bell, sister of Virginia Woolf and a fellow member of the Bloomsbury Group. If you're only passing through London ...
 

Asking questions, one layer at a time: Mixed media artist Karen Chew collects past, present and future


San Mateo Daily Journal - Apr 25, 2017
Chew's other work similarly reaches for new perspectives, whether she is creating journals from pieces of leather and blank postcards or participating in mail art, which allows her to exchange her work with other artists across the world. The focus on ...
 

Pile of Dirt and Trump-Inspired Hair Piece Take Center Stage at Tax Day-Themed Art Pop-Up


Dallas Observer - Apr 13, 2017
They Don't Care is open to the public through Saturday, when a reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. The multi-disciplinary show features photographs, sculptures, paintings, performances, mail art, sound installations and other mediums. Keep your ...
 

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Mail Art books

Good Mail Day: A Primer for Making Eye-Popping Postal Art


by: Jennie Hinchcliff, Carolee Gilligan Wheeler

“What is a good mail day?” A good mail day is a day when, instead of just bills, catalogs, and advertisements, your postal carrier delivers artful, beautiful, personal mail from friends and acquaintances all over the world. Mail art is a collaborative art form with a long and fascinating history populated by famous artists as well as everyday practitioners. The term “mail art” refers to pieces of art sent through the mail rather than displayed or sold in traditional venues.
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Social Media Archeology and Poetics


Focusing on early social media in the arts and humanities and on the core role of creative computer scientists, artists, and scholars in shaping the pre-Web social media landscape, Social Media Archeology and Poetics documents social media lineage, beginning in the 1970s with collaborative ARPANET research, Community Memory, PLATO, Minitel, and ARTEX and continuing into the 1980s and beyond with the Electronic Café, Art Com Electronic Network, Arts Wire, The THING, and many more.

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Alphabetica: An A-Z Creativity Guide for Collage and Book Artists


by: Lynne Perrella
Mixed media techniques have come to forefront again, with artists in every field combining materials and effects to create journals, altered art, collage pieces, memory art and more. With all the creative experiementation developing at such a fast pace, it is pertinent to know how various techniques and combinations work and whether they are right for your latest project. Alphabetica illuminates new techniques through detailed visuals and rich, explanatory text. From cover to cover, readers absorb the specialties of each contributing artist, such as Judi Riesch's use of vintage photographs, and Lesley Riley's sophisticated fabric transfers, and are able to get an "over the shoulder" glance at how these artists work.
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Label 228: A Street Art Project


Label 228 is a gathering of street art executed on priority mail labels (Label 228, in official parlance) and displayed in public spaces. It’s a remarkably prevalent method of exposure featured by graffiti artists worldwide. These labels are free, portable, and quick and easy to exhibit, offering artists the chance to spend more time creating their work than if they were to paint and write directly on walls, vehicles, and public objects.

camden noir launched his Label 228 project by putting out a call to artists, asking them to send him their artwork or anything, for that matter, on priority mail labels.
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Mail Art - Watercolor Envelope & How to Protect it in the Mail


Creating a watercolor envelope, plus how to waterproof it. Blog post and links: http://kwdesign.at/1I0qdR6 Nichol's YouTube Channel: ...
 

Monthly Mail Art - February 2017


Creating a fun envelope featuring stamped images from Waffle Flower and WPlus9. Subscribe for more videos: http://kwdesign.at/1QaRWtb Blog post with links ...
 

Monthly Mail Art - January 2017 - Simon Says Stamp


Creating a fun envelope featuring stamped images from Lawn Fawn. Subscribe for more videos: http://kwdesign.at/1QaRWtb Blog post with links to products ...
 

Mail Art Postcards - Heart Journaling Video #8


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NAIL ART DECO! Free tutorials! For beginners! Gel and gel polish mail art!


1. A thin layer of transparent gel from CND simulated substrate. Not polymerize put the tear-off foil. Will polimerizuet for 2 minutes. 2. Mix red and transparent ...