Friday, July 29, 2011
The bumps and irregular shapes I can feel through Julie's envelopes always make it exciting to open them. Besides what is shown here, there were some thicker objects, including a hand-crafted pendant, that I couldn't scan. But be assured, Julie, I was delighted with everything! : )
Shungo's specialty is these one-minute sketches of people he sees on the train or in coffee shops. To this portrait, he added the explanation: "This man seems to be in the apparel business," but he doesn't say what tipped him off. Hmmm
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Saturday, July 9, 2011
This wee creature is called a Bilby, says Carole. It wants to sneak into my rabbit mailart call, and since Carole will serve as a character reference, I've decided to let it count as a rabbit. :p
The character for "Coolness" or "Cooling off in the Heat," painted on hand-made, hand-dyed paper. Apparently the labor was so strenuous that Fumiko actually threw out her back for a while. I do hope you're all better, Fumiko!