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PDXCC – Day of the Dead Leaves

Robert Beall, stamp dealer, brought a lot of interesting stamps to our November PDXCC (Portland Correspondence Club) meeting at the IPRC (Independent Publishing Resource Center.)  Our theme of the month was Day of the Dead. My theme was Day of … Continue reading

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South Store Return Cards: Orange/Transformative Vision

There were two themes for a mail art show at the South Store Cafe: “Orange is a Difficult Color,” and “The Transformative Vision.” Above are the return cards for international addresses.  The envelopes on the left contain both return cards, … Continue reading

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PDXCC – Day of the Dead

October’s theme for the Portland Correspondence Club was Day of the Dead, so I used an image painted by my deceased friend Elinor Pine (b. 3/2/48, d. 10/18/95). It’s called “Gaan Dancer, 11/23/92” The reversal gives it a ghostly look, … 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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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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How Much Orange is Enough?

David Schulze sent this card with a tiny bit of orange. Next card, more orange! On the back of this card David wrote “People who think orange is a difficult color probably never got art in the mail that was … Continue reading

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