Mail Me Art – an international mail art project!

A few weeks ago, I was at my talented artist friend’s house (http://www.alexandra-becker.com), and she showed me a gorgeous miniature painting she had made which she was going to give away for free!

What??

She explained that this was for an international art project called Mail Me Art….

 

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Quite simply, you purchase the book from a previous exhibition – it includes a card template for you to make your image on – and when you’ve completed your work of art you put in in the post box back to them! It will be then be featured in a forthcoming exhibition, and possibly their next publication! http://www.mailmeart.com

I was sold!

One book later I primed my square of card, and in true rudgeoriginals fashion, I smothered it in Gold!

 

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I scribed the lines into the surface with an etching tool, chose my pigments and set to painting two lovely feathers. from a Jay and a woodpecker.

 

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Trouble is, I don’t want to part with it just yet! The deadline is August, so I can keep it for a while yet……

Caroline Rudge

I'm Caroline Rudge, an artist living and working in Wiltshire, UK. I specialise in the beautiful and ancient medium of Egg Tempera.

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