I want to join! I'm brand new at this, so I will get researching right away!
> Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 23:16:55 -0400
> Subject: [teacherartexchange] Summer Altered Book Tip In Exchange - any interest?
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> Greetings All,
> I am offering to do another Tip In Exchange over the summer. This will
> be the last one I do (at least for a while), but one of the members in
> the last exchange wants to keep them going (probably just during the
> summer for starters).
> For the last several exchanges, we set the page size at 5 1/2" x 8
> 1/2" - art on front and back of one page (with option to do inside
> facing spread if that works for your design) - make six/send me five
> for the exchange. Most do the single page front and back, but many
> found their designs worked best on inside facing pages. My ideas never
> fit on one single page, but that is my choice to do more. We have
> found that the flexibility works.
> My summer pages will use images from my own folk art collection. I
> have done three sets with African art objects (not all were items I
> owned on the first one) - and the most recent one used two purchases
> from Bali (Novica). The theme this summer will be something like "Some
> Folks...." or whatever the group comes up with that fits my idea
> (smile). I will probably include a folk tale and some proverbs (so
> "Some folks say...." will work.... and with my story quilt, "Some
> folks do..." will work - but I can also do "Some folks make....").
> "Some folks" could also be about your friends and family.....make it
> whimsical...or whatever. Usually, anything we come up with works with
> just about anything members want to do. We aren't fussy (smile).
> Just reply to this email if you are interested. More details to come
> to the group later.
> First and last name:
> Preferred email address:
> Home mailing address:
> I already know we have enough who are interested to have a group (as
> many who dropped out this last time want to join this summer).
> Newbies welcome! If you do not know what a Tip In is, there is a lot
> on information on line....and a gazillion ideas.
> Judy Decker
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