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Topic: CLOSED-Art Doll Swap 2019 (SU: 3/24/19-4/2/19) Send outs: 5/13/19  (Read 3836 times)
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« on: March 24, 2019 12:29:28 AM »


I'm scared about using somebody's art without their permission so here's one of mine from Art Dolls 3 swap in 2014...


Gallery:
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=458070.0


Swap name: Art Dolls Swap 2019
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: The Raging Sloth
Sign-up date range: 03/24/2019-4/2/2019
Date to send item by: 5/12/2019

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 24

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country?

Additional Age requirement? Craftster rules

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: NO
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES
- Is at least 18 years old: YES

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Details of swap(I totally stole this info from art dolls 3 by Smmart just fyi) :

We will swap 1 doll (Considered a large) with one partner.These are mixed media art dolls so you can use fabric, paper, metal, natural materials, buttons, charms, etc. You will list several themes for your partner to work around but you also understand that not everyone will be knowledgeable about your particular favorites. So you can say "Nature" as one of your themes but "Babylon 5" might be too scary/difficult for someone who doesn't share your love of those characters.

We are calling this an "art doll" swap - what does that mean exactly? Well, it means different things to different folks. I don't want to put my particular definition here but let's agree that the dolls will be 6" to 12" tall, made with fabric, paper and whatever else you use in your art work and will represent one or more of the themes your partner lists. Here is Wikipedia's definition:

"Art dolls are dolls created by artists and intended as expressive and unique art objects rather than children's toys. Art dolls made by professional artists may be considered fine art. Made using a wide variety of styles and media, some are abstract or tribal, while others are incredibly realistic. They range from dolls with pre-manufactured parts to being wholly fabricated by the artist or sculptor. The term "art dolls" usually refers to human-like dolls, but not always. Art dolls can depict animals, mythical creatures, or abstract beings."

The best way to express your desires for making and receiving is through communication. Please chat with your partner so they know what you want. Again, no guarantee that each of us has the same skills or sewing proficiency to make exactly what you think you want. I'll include lots of questions to help partners get to know what each other wants.

The other component for a great swap , in my opinion, is to have fun, try something new and don't overextend yourself. Choose a project that you want to make - not something that is too hard for you to achieve.

Here are the galleries from previous swaps - art dolls and JunkerJane-style dolls:

https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=432401.0#axzz2x1oOeG5f
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=414625.0#axzz2vVKKYCjH
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=418354.0#axzz2vVKKYCjH
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=424733.0#axzz2XQJfMmmL

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer: The Raging Sloth

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Art Doll Swap 2019
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old: (YES/NO)

List 5 - 10 themes that you like:

List your favorite colors:

Any least favorite colors?

Anything special you want your partner to include/exclude? (fur, feathers?)

Any allergies that pertain to this swap?

Any allergens in your house? (pets/smoke/other):

Human, animal or other creature?

Include your wists or Pinterest for more edification:

Do you like extras in your swap packages or no?
Do you plan to include extras in your package?
If there is an uneven number of swappers would you be okay with either/or swapping with multiple partners or doing a three-way swap (ex: person one sends to person 2, person two sends to person 3, person 3 sends to person 1)?

Please add anything else you want your partner or me to know:

IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.


Swappers:

The Raging Sloth
cmarion3
Thanate
EriChanHime
PerfectlyBohemian
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Swap Partners:

PerfectlyBohemian-The Raging Sloth
Audio-Thanate
cmarion3-EriChanHime




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MIA
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PerfectlyBohemian-The Raging Sloth
Audio-Thanate
cmarion3-EriChanHime
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« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2019 10:52:02 AM »

I jusr sent...my brain loves these swaps.
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« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2019 11:08:04 AM »

I'm totally in! Delighted to get to do my first swap here, although not my first craft swap in general. I love making art dolls, and specialize in book/movie chactaers, but I'm up for trying anything that will thrill my partner here. I'll send in my form either tonight or tomorrow morning, as I'm about to run out the door again. Thanks for organizing this, The Raging Sloth!
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« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2019 12:23:13 PM »

I jusr sent...my brain loves these swaps.

Mine too!
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« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2019 12:24:37 PM »

I'm totally in! Delighted to get to do my first swap here, although not my first craft swap in general. I love making art dolls, and specialize in book/movie chactaers, but I'm up for trying anything that will thrill my partner here. I'll send in my form either tonight or tomorrow morning, as I'm about to run out the door again. Thanks for organizing this, The Raging Sloth!

Of course! Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2019 07:23:27 AM »

I was just wondering if there was likely to be another of these swaps soon! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2019 08:37:30 AM »

I have sent in my entry form! Smiley Looking forward to getting my partner and starting the process.
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« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2019 12:59:33 PM »

I was just wondering if there was likely to be another of these swaps soon! Smiley

Most likely.  I really enjoy them. 
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« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2019 04:29:45 PM »

Considering!
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« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2019 10:57:42 AM »

Considering!

Omg please join! It's so fun! Smiley
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