Art in the Wild (and in the world)

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A long time ago — between 1977 and about 2001 — did you subscribe to my printed zines or to my “four creative somethings”? This is not a freebie.  It is only for people who paid for printed/mailed-with-stamps subscriptions in the past. It’s not for those who purchased the digital zines, or the zines-on-CDs.  If …

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Letterboxing information

Letterboxing is sort of like a scavenger hunt, except that it’s not timed and the prize is the satisfaction of knowing that you found the hidden treasure. In a nutshell: Using clues (usually found online), you’ll search for a letterbox in an interesting location such as a public park. The letterbox is usually a plastic …

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Letterboxing Gatherings

Letterboxing gatherings are great events.  Friends and strangers – letterboxers at all levels of experience – meet at a location with letterboxes. Any of the following activities (and more!) can be part of a letterboxing gathering: Informal or organized hunts for existing letterboxes Event-specific letterboxes may be planted and found Swapping stories, stamps and other …

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Letterboxes (Past?)

STATUS: MOST OF THESE BOXES ARE (PROBABLY?) MISSING. See descriptions for individual status reports. The following information is from years ago, when most of the boxes were still there.  I keep this online for those who did find these boxes, and want to remember where the stamp came from. Seacoast NH The NH Seacoast is …

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Free Zine #1

A few years ago, I put together a single-sheet zine as a sample for my students in my ‘Make the World Your Art Gallery’ workshop. It’s not an absolutely fabulous zine, and it’s not even much about art. It’s just a series of random pages. You could probably put them together in any order, and …

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Zine Layouts

I published my first zine in 1977. It was one piece of paper, printed on one or two sides, folded, stamped, and sent out with someone’s name & address written on the outside. In time, I graduated to two or three sheets of paper, and I started rubber stamping & glittering my zines. Yes, each …

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Zine Basics

For years, I was the list moderator for the botmzines group/list at Yahoo!Groups, I decided to throw together some pages about zines. For starters, the “botmzines” name came from the group that inspired it, the Book Of The Month list… BOTM. So, although botmzines swaps aren’t on any specific calendar, the group started with that …

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