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Friday, September 30, 2016

reflexive mail (international mail art call) Brasil (using mostly vintage - antique rubber stamps) No; 2



reflexive mail (international mail art call) Brasil (using mostly vintage - antique rubber stamps) No; 1



scrap paper journal - scrap in, art out.

I often have many bits of paper left over from my art collage or junk mail or from shopping - anywhere really. It's such a shame and waste to throw everything away so years ago I had the crazy idea of just sticking the odd bits into a journal - filling it up and then starting a new one. This is my latest full journal. There is not real art to it...or story....just (maybe) a sense of 'placement' if you know what I mean. Photo of front and side view and a few of the fill pages. Pure Up-cycling!








Tuesday, September 20, 2016

vintage-antique rubber & metal stamps

I collect them and they are great for mail art - here are just a few I found this week from the 1920's - 1950's: