The Merriam-Webster dictionary had a lot to say about "white." A few selected definitions:
1a: free from colorb: of the color of new snow or milk; specifically: of the color white (?)c: light or pallid in color white hairlips white with feard: lustrous pale gray :silvery; also: made of silver
b: unmarked by writing or printingone of the white days of his life — Sir Walter Scott
of, relating to, or constituting a musical tone quality characterized by a controlled pure sound, a lack of warmth and color, and a lack of resonance
Isn't it interesting that both cold snow and extreme heat can be described as "white?"
Be brave, make one - four post cards using only white items to create layers. Our swap host will allow shades of variation, but asks participants to stick to white, whether soft-white, off-white, etc. Remember, this is also about LAYERS OF TEXTURE. So get ready to collage, collage, collage!
Some media ideas to get you started: acrylic paint, White-Out, paint pen
molding paste, spackle, stucco paint
white tape (no designs)
3-ring reinforcement circles
textured papers, torn, or small, flat folds
plain white tissue paper, napkins, paper towels
small feathers (secure very well!!!)
eggshell bits (ditto)
threads, string, ribbon white pencil, chalk, crayon
ADMINISTRATOR'S DISCLAIMER: When photographed, details of white-on-white designs may not show up well. Be aware of this. If we tint the pictures slightly blue, pink, or brown just to bring out details, rest assured of two things:
1. The original artwork is actually in the "white" range, and, 2. What you receive will be even more beautiful than the images posted to this blog site.
Check out these links well worth re-visiting for some information posted by Karen I. in 2013: Let's Talk About Glue (Be sure to view the discussion/comments at the bottom of the blog post) and also check out How To Seal A Bookmark