Mail Art Courses - September October 2020


NOTE: During September and October, I’ll be offering two different mail art courses.


Online Workshop #1

"Mail Art Postcards: Share Your Joy with Collage Art"

An Online Course Offered via Zoom


Mail art is small handmade art sent through the mail to your friends and family. It's a great way to discover the creative, expressive art of collage. Using a wide range of materials you probably already have around your home or can easily make, we'll work together to incorporate texture, color, shape, and pattern into your collage works. In this class, we'll create mailable postcards and well as make painted papers to use as collage materials. Join us online for a fun, creative time and make art to share with your family and friends. Hope to see you on Zoom!


The course includes two sessions, 90 minutes each session. (NOTE:The sessions will be recorded.)

Thursday Afternoons, September 17 and September 24 (2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time)

Tuition: $30


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NOTE:Once you have registered for one of the two courses, I’ll email you the Zoom link and password to participate.


Class Material List

- Scissors, plus optional cutting tools (X-Acto knife, etc.)

- Adhesive (Glue stick, Elmer's X-Treme Glue Stick is best but not always easy to find)

- Substrate (4"x6" or 5"x7" postcard. It can be heavy paper, old postcards, heavy watercolor paper, file folder stock, card stock, etc. I actually cut my "postcards" out of cereal and cracker boxes which give me a nice, study postcard.) NOTE: Have at least two postcards ready for to use in first class.

- Miscellaneous collage material (Junk mail, magazines, catalogs, take out menus, old greeting cards, sheet music, old books, used postage stamps, food packaging, stickers, etc.) The more you have available to you for your use the better.

- Fluid or heavy body acrylic paints in your favorite colors (I use GOLDEN paints but you can use another brand)

- Blank sheets of typing or photocopy paper

- Two or three blank envelopes of a mailable size (for second session)

- Old magazine issue or catalog to use as a glue pad

- Hand towel. or paper towels, and a damp cloth to clean glue from your fingers while you work

- Cutting mat (optional)



Online Workshop #2

"Mail Art Envelopes: Design and Create Your Own Envelopes"

An Online Course Offered via Zoom


In this two-session we’ll work together to make your own, unique mail art envelopes. These envelopes are perfect for mailing your 4”x 6”mail art cards. Or they can be used for any of your personal mail. Bring joy to your family and friends by sending mail to them in envelopes personally designed by you. This is a stand-alone workshop or can be taken after you’ve taken the"Mail Art Postcards: Share Your Joy with Collage Art” workshop course.


The course includes two sessions, 90 minutes each session. (NOTE:The sessions will be recorded.)

Thursday Afternoons, October 15 and October 22 (2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time)

Tuition: $30


Click Here for Time Zone Convertor


NOTE:Once you have registered for one of the two courses, I’ll email you the Zoom link and password to participate.


Class Material List

- Scissors, plus optional cutting tools (X-Acto knife, etc.)

- Adhesive (Glue stick, Elmer's X-Treme Glue Stick is best but not always easy to find)

- Miscellaneous collage material (Junk mail, magazines, catalogs, take out menus, old greeting cards, sheet music, old books, used postage stamps, food packaging, stickers, etc.) The more you have available to you for your use the better.

- Fluid or heavy body acrylic paints in your favorite colors (I use GOLDEN paints but you can use another brand)

- Blank sheets of typing or photocopy paper

- Old magazine issue or catalog to use as a glue pad

- Hand towel. or paper towels, and a damp cloth to clean glue from your fingers while you work

- Cutting mat (optional)




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