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Thread: Papercut Illustration ATC Swap - Due: Oct 20th, 2017

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    I did finally remember that I have some mixed-media paper that I mainly let my granddaughters use for their messy painting. That should work!
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    This is so very cool! I really want to try. Please sign me up

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    Hi plumhill, I personally Rilke canson mixed media paper it's slightly thicker then printer paper. Printer paper is much easier to cut thru but if/when you glue it down you would provably need spray adhesive instead of liquid glue because you notice it will go wavy and look yucky if you use liquid glue. try gluing a random scrap and you'll see what I mean. So if you go with printer paper I recommend get some adhesive spray. Even a glue stick might go wavy.

    Try a few paper and use whichever you like best that's what I did.

    As for your question about templates, this is for original art so the design should still be your own. I'll bet you come up with something great!
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    I need to drop out of this swap
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    Ok sillylily I'll take your name off the list. Thanks for your interest.
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    Wow! That is intricate, beautiful and a fabulous job!

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    I used Origami paper. It was easy to cut. I used spray adhesive to stick to cards.

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    Pabkins, my cards are ready. Could I please have your address? Thanks!
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    They look wonderful plumhill! I responded to your private message with my mailing address. I look forward to seeing them.
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    I'm so sad you can't join us zhouzhou but glad you'll be lurking to see the cards! Such wonderful ones already.

    Plumhill yes aren't those books the coolest!? I hope I can try my hand at more layered colored paper illustrations in the future. I tried them years ago but haven't again yet as I've been in love with doing the silhouette style ones.

    Zongela - yes that thin printer paper I personally think isn't to my liking hence the slightly thicker XL Canson mixed media paper that I had laying around was literally PERFECT thickness. It was still so thin that cutting wasn't difficult but a perfect thickness that cutting still kept the detail without tearing.

    Ann_stebbing - that is such a great idea with the origami paper Ann! I can't wait to see them in person

    Angelmuz - I'm adding you to the list if I haven't already! welcome welcome so excited to see what you make

    CesariaB - I hope you love giving it a try and decide to join!

    You know what else is good paper I just found that probably all of you have laying around!? Sketchbook paper! Because most sketchbooks paper is thin but still thicker then printer paper! Try that if you haven't already. I compared it's thickness to the mixed media stuff I have and all my sketchbooks were a slight bit thinner but still felt so much sturdier then printer paper. I hope that helps!
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    Mine are officially in the mail!
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    Please add me to your swap. I really want to do some of this!

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    Of course Trina ! Welcome to the swap
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    Gorgeous examples! Please add me to the swap...I'd like to take a try.

    Thanks for the sketchbook paper tip...I think that will work well!

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    Welcome to the swap yonawrites, I'll get you added now!
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    ann_stebbing your set has arrived safely and I'm off to leave your itrader now - thanks so much for the hostie!
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    I need to drop from this swap.

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    This looks awesome and fun....I'm not sure I have any kind of fine cutting knife around though so I'll lurk and hunt through my supplies tomorrow. I have an electronic machine that cuts and you can upload your own image too (so would be my own design just not hand cut?)-would that be allowed in the swap if I can't find a decent craft knife in the house?
    I really appreciate you taking the time to comment even if I don't always manage to reply!
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    I would like to lurk for now. I'm not sure I'm up for this challenge but am intrigued by the art you've shared.
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    Going to give this a shot. Sign me up 😊

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