Author Archives: Liana Swink

Islands

I mailed this monoprint card to my friend’s mail art call “Islands.” Do you live on an island – a real island surrounded by water or an island of your imagination? Send postcards, embellished envelopes or enclosures about your island … Continue reading

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Cascadia Art Post

I met Jack Lattiman (Cascadia Art Post) at the Focus on Book Arts Conference in a sketchbook class taught by Jennie Hinchcliff (Red letter Day) , and we’ve been sending things back and forth ever since! I responded to his … Continue reading

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Zoo Mailbox and Dick & Jane’s Spot

I’m mailing these cards from a letter box at the Portland Zoo – it’s my favorite mailbox in Portland. Mail deposited here is hand stamped with one of the last remaining Railway Post Office cancellations. It’s a Portland treasure! I’m … Continue reading

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Mail/Art/Book entry, opened up

The first page of my Mail/Art/Book entry, with Rükenfigur stamps. Fully open, four section spread of my Mail/Art/Book entry. Narrative content with whimsy. Happy Camping!

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Mail Art at the Airport

To Do List: Mail Art at the airport before boarding!

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Jennie Hinchcliff Sketchbook Workshop

Last June I took an exposed binding sketchbook class from Jennie Hinchcliff.  She is a great teacher, and it was an excellent workshop! She sent notices for a Mail/Art/Book show and convention she was organizing called “Ex Postal Facto”, so … Continue reading

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Fragments

Here is the card I’m sending to Moan Lisa for her mail art call “Fragments.” She’ll cut mail art into fragments, combine them into new pieces, and send those back  to participants along with a mailing list. Click on the … Continue reading

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