iuoma.org – Interested in Mail-Art?

welcome to the International Union of Mail-Artists. This Blog gives you information and links to all activities undertaken by Ruud Janssen, who started with Mail-Art in 1980 and is still active.

Outgoing to De Villo Sloan (USA) – September 16th 2017

Because I know De Vilo Sloan now for quite some time, I always like to surprise him with some new mailings that I also document. Normally I don’t publish the straight away on facebook of the IUOMA network, because he is there too and the surprise would be spoiled. This blog isn’t often visited by the network. It is more of an archive that is picked up by Google and.. Read More

Outgoing envelopes on 27-4-2016

Worked on 4 special enveloppes this day which went out just now.  They fit is a series I made and one special envelope for Canada….. Enveloppe for Richard Canard just to keep contact. Also he will turn 75 next month, so want to keep his mailbox filled till a special event takes place. In Chicago Keith A. Buchholz has organized a special project in collaboration with the fluxfest 2016, so.. Read More

New pens

Just bought a set of new pens, Rotring 2000 isograph, with several types of nibs. It means I can work faster with indian ink and have more control on the broadness of the lines I use in my work.  I normaly use the traditional nibs, since that works the best, but for design, these pens are very good indeed.  Teset days I worked on cleaning them and testing them. One.. Read More