For this group art swap you will be making four (4) pieces of art to swap:
1 ALTERED TAG
[Participants, please complete all four steps or we will be shorted during the exchange phase.]
You will be making one of each of the four different format pieces of art.
So, take in a deep breath, let it out slowly and then read carefully as you check out the prompts below:
#1. MAKE ONE POST CARD:
OPEN THEME- your choice of subject, media, technique
Size: 4+1/4" x 6"
Include your return address/contact info on the back, please.
No postage necessary this time, these will be mailed in an envelope.
#2. MAKE ONE ALTERED TAG: THEME- TEA TIME, COFFEE TIME
Size: no larger than 3" x 6"
-PROMPTS: you could incorporate tea tags, empty tea bags or coffee filter paper, use some strong tea or coffee to stain your background. Spraying/ spritzing/dunking might give good results as well. Or add some coffee rings :) (Brown dye, brown ink or walnut ink could be substituted in a pinch.) Add labels from product packaging... use some tea party images, etc.
TECHNIQUES: sketch, draw, collage, paint, ink, rubberstamp, etc.
NOTE: Using string, ribbon or fiber may make your mailing bulkier so extra postage may be needed.
Sign the back of your altered tag and include contact info for your recipient to be able thank you.
|Gelli Plate printed envelope, collage, rubber stamps|
#3. MAKE ONE DECORATED ENVELOPE:
-OPEN MEDIA, CHOICE
OF TECHNIQUE, SUBJECT
Personalize a greeting-card type envelope, no larger than 5+1/2" x 8+1/2". Include your name and contact info either inside the flap or on a small piece of paper inside it.
#4. MAKE ONE TWINCHIE:
|Twinchies - rubber stamps, phrasees|
Gather your four (4) pieces of art. Protect with waxed paper between pieces if necessary.
ALSO: Include a large return envelope (okay to fold once) with
- YOUR name & address on a label centered/to the right
- at least 70-cents postage on it
- your return address label in the upper left-hand corner (yes, the post office has become picky about this)