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Post’d: get on the postcard bus

 

“get on the postcard bus” – another handcrafted batch of greeting cards, this cohort featuring snapshots of my former beloved VW bus dubbed “the earth ship”.
from Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BbtL7dQlOw4/
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Photos were snapped with a Lomo Sardine Can camera (cork covered) with expired 35mm film during a “reunion” with the bus after over a decade during which old pals and I reacquainted ourselves with the noble beast thru stories and inebriants. .
The steed is now retired, painted majestically in a complete mural featuring various Grateful Dead inspired motifs –including Jerry Garcia and a dancing bear at the “wheel”, dancing skeletons, curious creatures and psychedelic meanderings throughout – as lives as a sauna(!) & wedding altar at the Mangy Moose Lodge up Big Cottonwood Canyon outside Salt Lake City, run by the funnest couple Honi and Day-Glo Dave. They even presented me with one of the old keys of this beloved vehicle which I keep with me in my travel wallet.
The batch of cards were water colored, inked with fountain pen, photos glued, tender sentiments written inside, and mailed to dear folks worldwide with affection.

Oh and some of these photos were taken by @twillomusic – thanks!

Scrapjournals for no particular reason

Often times, I make scrap journals for no particular reason, just for enjoyment of gathering interesting paper tidbits and ephemera which I enjoy… Then somehow a “theme” or story of some kind emerges. Especially after being stuck/fermenting in a suitcase for months or years, as soon as I open a booklet of artifacts, so many memories return. Some of you might see oddities in here wish you recognize and enjoy as well presented in a different context.
Do you gather memories and stories in someway?

Post’d: Global launch portals for postcards…

Postcard stilllife - postbox collage

Launch portal for postcards – I’ve sent over 60 this last month or so… But not from these boxes per se (thought in some cases, yes).  Note: The deliveries rate is not exceptional – not sure whether to blame the postal services, my handwriting or modern times. Regardless, each written with affection for humankind and with loving compassion for those who will receive it… eventually…

“Rock Train” Cross-Canada, 2012 / mixed media collage

Static Montages
“Rock Train” Cross-Canada, 2012 / mixed media

“Storyboard” Palau, Micronesia, 1995 / mixed media collage

"Storyboard" Palau, Micronesia, 1995 / mixed media collage
“Storyboard” Palau, Micronesia, 1995 / mixed media collage

“Higher Times” Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2002 / mixed media collage

"Higher Times" Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2002 / mixed media collage
“Higher Times” Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2002 / mixed media collage

“Runaway” Caye Caulker, Belize, 2001 / mixed media collage

"Runaway" Caye Caulker, Belize, 2001 / mixed media collage
“Runaway” Caye Caulker, Belize, 2001 / mixed media collage

Renegade Art Gallery Stroll at Brother Dan’s

A load of static montages, storyboards, and ephemeral collages are hung at Uncle Weed’s brother Dan’s house so he gives a tour of montages from Belize, Palau, Netherlands, Grateful Dead tour, and 2002 Winter Olympics in SLC plus a bunch of other art around the house.

“Europe Trauben” Vegas to Germany, 1992 / mixed media collage by Trevor Erikson #gift

"Europe Trauben" Vegas to Germany, 1992 / mixed media
“Europe Trauben” Vegas to Germany, 1992 / mixed media – made by Trevor Erikson is response to “Europe Stumble” i made for him

“Flying High” 40 Years of Making, 2010 / mixed media collage

"Flying High" 40 Years of Making, 2010 / mixed media
“Flying High” 40 Years of Making, 2010 / mixed media