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Thread: On The Other Hand, HandDrawn/HandPainted: Due April 26,2019

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    Here are my cards for the swap. This was super challenging, because I can't even hold a pen properly in my right hand! (I'm a lefty).
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    Nice cards Foxglove

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    CherubsGarden and Foxglove - your beautiful cards have arrived. Thanks for the hostess cards.

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    Thank you! Glad they've arrived okay!

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    The swap is over. Thank you everybody for participating. There were two things that really impressed me as a hostess:

    1) The enthusiasm that everybody showed. I received so many notes from you saying that this was a real challenge, but that it was satisfying as well. Many said that it provided them a new way of looking at art and sometimes even a new way of painting.

    2) The encouragement and praise you provided to each other. When I went to swap cards, I looked both within the thread and in each person's gallery to see what comments were made. I was amazed at how many comments there were. And your praise made it fairly easy for me to swap cards, because I tried to give everybody who commented at least one card they specifically commented upon. Of course I had to make some decisions if a particular card was liked by two or more of you. But overall, I think each of you will be happy with the cards you receive.

    I will mail the cards tomorrow. Please remember to pass out those "you rocks" when the cards arrive.

    A number of you asked how my hand is healing. The doctor said that the bones have mended well. I still can't make a fist, and the doctor said that this may be because the once very necessary plate may now be interfering with some movement. I may need more surgery but I won't know for two months. However, in the meantime I can slowly draw with my dominant hand again. But I find myself switching back and forth.

    Thanks again for your participation.

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    My returns have arrived! Thank you Haagmm, sarat, and cherubsgarden! A special thanks to jo.on.the.go for hosting!
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    I got my awesome returns today. Off to leave you rocks and I trader.
    I'm always up for a trade; let me know if you're interested!

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    I received beautiful non-dominant art from plumhill2001, cherubsgarden, and mwilding

    Jo - thank you for hosting such a fantastic swap. I really enjoyed the challenge and found my own non-dominant art to be oddly pleasing to the eye. I am usually so hard on my self with drawing.
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    wonderful art received from plumhill2001, seascape131, and jo.on.the.go! this was very challenging, like a dive off a cliff - but fun when i survived! thank you jo, for hosting this!

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    Love my returns! What an awesome swap jo. Thanks.

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    Received some AWESOME returns from aginghippychic, mcgillis and mwilding! This was challenging, but so much fun!

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    REceived my lovely cards today from sarat, Foxglove and Ancient Planter! Thanks so much, Jo!
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    Sorry, I forgot to post here that I received mine a few days ago. I must have given reps and iTrader and then forgot to come back here! Duh!
    I got great cards from Ancient Planter (Mt. Fuji #3), mcgillisj (White Tiger) and Seascape 131 (bluebird and poppies)! Thanks everyone! This was a lot of fun, Jo! Thanks!
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    Got home from a week at Lake Tahoe last night and found my amazing returns waiting for me! Much thanks and admiration going to Essy, aginghippychic, and Haagmm, and a HUGE THANK YOU!! to jo.on.the.go for challenging us to create art this way! Now to leave iTrader and You Rocks!!
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