Monday, 16 November 2009

Anthony Eve 16th November 2009

Flew into my hand this weekend. I had a choice of several birds and i picked this one.

Friday, 7 August 2009

Luigino Solamite - 3rd August 2009

I have't had time to cut these out and thread them onto cotton yet but will do soon.

Monday, 6 July 2009

Bibiana Padilla Maltos - 6th July 2009

Biana from Westminster CA. U.S.A. sent half a dozen cards with holes for threading and hanging. She says -"I didn't have an idea for the planes.... maybe sometime soon."

See her blog HERE.

Friday, 26 June 2009

Miguel Jimenez - 26th June 2009

From Miguel in Spain. Also enc. a new artistamp project which you can see HERE.

Thursday, 11 June 2009

MP - 10th June 2009

A pigeon from MP in Estonia to go with the wing/s she/he already sent ( see previous blog entry). I will have to wait to see if any more wings or beaks turn up so I can construct the the whole thing properly!
In the meantime here is a Flip video update.

Sunday, 7 June 2009

Hazel Jones - 7th June 2009

A special air mail delivery from the garden today. A springy wiry bird, plane and zeppelin. See Hazel's blog HERE.

Saturday, 6 June 2009

Samuel Montalvetti - 6th June 2009

Flown all the way from Argentina. Paper planes with added rubber stamps and strings. from Samuel in Buenos Aires.

Friday, 5 June 2009

M.P. - 5th June 2009

M.P. sent his from Tallin in Estonia. No message or address attached or on the envelope.

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

keith A. Buchholz - 19th May 2009

Flip video of latest addition to flock. The music seems a bit distorted which is a shame- sounded fine on my PC before sending to YouTube. Some gremlins must have got in!

Saturday, 16 May 2009

Roland Halbritter - 16th May 2009

From Roland in Germany. Paper bird with wings and thread attached. Also Fluxus card which reads - "Here is my flying bird for your ceiling".

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Peter Dowker - 13th May 2009

Ready to fly plane attached to sky with thread from peter in Quebec, Canada. Also enclosed some photo copies and antique card in tiny envelope. Peter's blog can be found HERE.

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

Snappy - 11th May 2009

Snappy from Canada sent this east assembly plane with attached nylon thread in clear cellophane envleope. Enc. note says - "Hanging project : Some assembly required- !. Insert wing ( with "snappy service" stamps side down) into jet body. 2. Hang jet from attached line. Cheers."

Thursday, 7 May 2009

Mark Greenfield - 5th may 2009

Mark sent this cut out card plane today which I put together using his minimal instructions. Not sure if the accompanying photo copies are for the sky but I decided to use them on the ceiling anyway.

Frips - 6th May 2009

Frips from belgium sent this postcard today. Not sure whether i was supposed to cut out the bird but I prefer it left this way to display the flock of bird stamps on the reverse.

Thursday, 23 April 2009

Eric Coraboeuf - 23rd. April 2009

From Eric in France today. I had to alter it slightly so that the bird hung from the ceiling as intended. You can find Eric's blog HERE.

Saturday, 28 March 2009

Treena - 28th March 2009

Collaged bird from Treena in Chsshire. Already threaded for hanging. Rubberstamps on reverse.

Wednesday, 11 March 2009

Okadascat - 11th March 2009

Origami birds and collaged sky from Okadascat in Hartlepool U.K. You can find their blog at

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Send Something To This New Mail Art Project.

The Wheelie Bin Gallery project will be finishing soon and have been thinking about a new mail art project to start in March.
Since the only spare space I have is on my workroom ceiling I have decided to cover it with sky, paper planes and birds. Please help by sending a patch of blue sky and a paper plane , bird or other flying thing to hang from it by a short thread.
Sky no larger than A4 and plane/bird no wingspan larger than 8 inches.
Dealine - March 2010.
Mail constantly updated daily at - Paper Planes & Birds.

Send to - A.1. Birds & Planes, 33 Shipbrook Road, Rudheath, Cheshire Cw9 7EX UK