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TPS: Household Item -- Bubble Wrap

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TPS: Household Item -- Bubble Wrap
Group:The Print Shop
Swap Coordinator:dobie256 (contact)
Swap categories: Printmaking 
Number of people in swap:8
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:January 21, 2014
Date items must be sent by:February 7, 2014
Number of swap partners:1

This is the first in a series of swaps that takes common household items and uses them in Gelli plate monoprints to add visual "texture" and interest.

We'll start with an easy basic one that everyone has probably already tried -- bubble wrap. You can use the honkin' huge bubble wrap, the itty bitty bubble wrap, or anything in between. Don't forget about the bubble wrap that is inside padded envelopes -- it is a bit different and makes for great visual texture.

For this swap you will make one piece of mail art for your partner. Your Gelli monoprint must have some noticable and obvious bubble wrap visual texture somewhere in its design.

The type of mail art you send is Sender's Choice from the following options:

Postcard (naked or written on, minimum size standard 4 x 6")

Greeting Card (it can be written on or sent clean with an envelope for your partner to use).

Mail Art Envelope (you can send a flat goodie inside or just include a small note).

Your print can be a stand alone design or it can include some collage or embellishment. Just be sure the bubble wrap texture is visible in your final creation.


One piece of Mail Art to 1 Partner

Household Item: Bubble Wrap


bluemonkeymama 01/ 7/2014 #

Yay! Thanks for creating this swap! I've been using lots of bubble wrap in my prints and I love how it looks. Now I have these pieces of paint covered bubble wrap that I'm trying to figure out what I can do with, too, haha.

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