Books, Mail Art, Printmaking

Fold Out Booklet as Mail Art Model

Fold Out Booklet made from old linocut by Lily S. May, 2013I’ve continued turning some of my old prints into booklets and sending them out as mail art.  The one I’ll show you today I’ll be keeping for a while.  It’s a happy accident that I want to use for reference for other booklets.  I… Continue reading Fold Out Booklet as Mail Art Model

Mirrors of the Heart Card Deck, Printmaking

Mirrors of the Heart Card Deck

Mirrors of the Heart--some of the cards in the deck--by Lily S. May, copyright 1994Like it or not, it’s Valentine’s Day.  And because of that, I’m offering up some hearts from the card deck I made in 1994.  Mirrors of the Heart grew out of my interest at that time in tarot cards.  I thought… Continue reading Mirrors of the Heart Card Deck

Books, Mail Art, Printmaking

Old Prints, New Booklets & Mail Art 2

I’ve sent out another booklet as mail art, this time to a friend who’s also an artist.  This was the first book I complied.  It’s made of two prints.  I placed the smaller book upside down inside the large one and sewed them together. Kapoks Touching, which you can see in my last post, forms… Continue reading Old Prints, New Booklets & Mail Art 2

Books, Mail Art, Printmaking

Old Prints, New Booklets & Mail Art

I’ve made many linocuts and woodcuts since the 1970s, some of which I’ve sold and given as gifts or hung on my walls.  But I have a great many that I’ve stored in a box and carried with me.  They’ve been accusing me of neglect for several years.  I have finally, this month, begun paying… Continue reading Old Prints, New Booklets & Mail Art