Mail Art November 2017

This is my first ever attempt at a Mail Art project. About time…

For this first project, I am making a card, using carboard as my substrate.

Mail Art November 2017 thumbn

Watch the tutorial on Youtube or Vimeo (free download)


I have tried to list as many supplies and materials I was using as captions on the video, but here is a refresher:

  • a piece of corrugated cardboard
  • a white DL envelope
  • white and black gessos
  • patterned duct tape
  • scissors
  • Lyra graphite crayon
  • a variety of brushes
  • acrylic paint in black and dark pink (I’m using Amsterdam small tubes)
  • Liquitex Heavy Body acrylic paint in Titanium White for highlights
  • black Sharpie pen
  • black Uniball waterproof pen
  • Pentel Hybrid white gel pen
  • Crayola broad tip marker in dark pink colour
  • Gallery neon oil pastel in a purply pink colour
  • water to water down my black paint