This swap hosted by Laurie requires using real Washi Tape (not copies) for at least 50% of the design over any background. You may add extra collage elements, and/or sketch, use paint, rubber stamped images, duct tape, or masking tape as accents.
Her four lovely examples show how to cover a base paper with Washi Tape and then cut out shapes. Or cut/tear Washi Tape to make smaller pieces before applying. No digital art. No photographs of Washi Tape.
CAUTION: Washi Tape, being somewhat repositionable, is not considered "permanent." In order to make your mail art safer through postal processing and to assist delivery intact, PLEASE use either clear tape or a sealing material to secure your layers. Please allow sufficient drying time before placing your entries between waxed paper, then into the envelope you send your host. Sealant Examples: Gel medium Goden polymer medium Ranger Glue 'n Seal Mod Podge Collage Pauge Disclaimer: This host makes no guarantees regarding delivery. All pieces will be sent to participants "naked" through the mail. THEME: Washi Tape MEDIA: 50% Washi tape, plus other elements if you wish NO CORRUGATED "box board" TECHNIQUE: collage and... SIZE PARAMETERS: 4+1/4" x 6" maximum Post Card size (larger pieces will require additional postage) CHECKLIST:
waxed paper/parchment paper between each card
sufficient postage for each card
address labels for each card
adhesive tape tabs or strips on four edges of your envelope
email address if you want host to notify you of arrival