The art course I was taking just came to the an end. It was a lot of fun! It introduced me to many interesting artists and showed me some new art techniques.
One of the course requirements was to create a piece of mail art. Apparently I’ve been doing some type mail art for years, since I make and send my own cards and illustrate postcards for my friends and family.
Here is an example of a Valentine’s Day card I sent my family this year:
However, mail art is not just about what goes into an envelope- but, more importantly, what goes on the envelope. Thus, we were required to submit a set of illustrated mail art envelopes with inserts, all created around the topic of memory. I’ve decided to dedicate my mail art to my many travel memories:
Front of the envelope:
Back of the envelope:
And here are some other mail art examples created by my classmates.