Mail Art, Printmaking

Mail Art Origami & Waxed Paper

Here are the origami models I mentioned in the last post.  I made them from parts of an abstract linocut, Introspection, which I printed in the 1970s and recently coloured with pigment markers.  I then thought of making a larger pinwheel envelope out of waxed paper.  I put the others inside where they could be… Continue reading Mail Art Origami & Waxed Paper

Mail Art, Printmaking

Small Collages Out of Old Prints

I often find that during the process of making art work, I experience physical pain from repetitive movements.  Oil painting at an easel was the only pain free work that I’ve done.  And so, a few weeks ago, I took a break from making booklets out of old prints and rose from sitting to standing. … Continue reading Small Collages Out of Old Prints

Books, Mail Art, Printmaking

Surprise Folds

Surprise fold booklet by Lily S. May, 2013I did indeed use the fold out booklet I wrote about on Feb. 2 as a model.  Again, I was happily surprised at the variation that I discovered. Booklet with surprise folds by Lily S. May, 2013This mail art booklet is 5” from point to bottom and 2 ½”… Continue reading Surprise Folds