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  1. [Baren 43640] Exchange 50 Sign up Open and information (Kristine Alder)
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From: Kristine Alder
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 20:06:32 GMT
Subject: [Baren 43640] Exchange 50 Sign up Open and information
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Sign-ups fpr Exchange 50 Tiny Little Prints--Great Big World are now officially OPEN.
I was asked to once again post information for Exchange 50. You will find it below. You can also access the full information page and sign-up at this link:

This exchange is open to all who wish to participate, no limits on numbers, no wait list.
Medium: Woodblock print (hand rubbed or pulled on a press, B&W or colour, any pigments, any paper). Note: The Baren Exchange is a program for forum members to create, exchange and display editions of woodblock prints. Relief prints pulled from wood substitutes and wood-like materials, including linoleum, corian, MDF, resingrave, and similar are acceptable as are collagraphs. Coordinators are obligated to reject prints whose primary method of production is by other means. For example: monotype, intaglio, stencil, lithography, ink jet, laser, photocopy, etc are to be rejected by the coordinator.
Theme: OPEN --Celebrate the 50th Baren Exchange with whatever image suits you.
Paper size: Other 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches(6.5 cm x 9 cm)
Image size: Any size and orientation within the paper
Paper type: No restriction
Registration period: Four weeks starting July 1, 2011
Drop-out deadline: Sept.15, 2011 If you must drop out of the exchange, please do so as early as possible in order to give people on the waiting list time to complete and submit their prints. If you drop out after this date then a penalty may be imposed.
Delivery deadline for finished prints: on or before November 1, 2011 -- if you do not deliver acceptable prints by this date then a penalty may be imposed.

We're off to a great start. Let's see if we can reach 100!

Kristine Alder
Baren Exchange Manager

St. George, UT

Art Educator/Printmaker/Book Artist/Graphic Design


"The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it,
but that it is too low and we reach it." --Michelangelo

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Postings made on [Baren] members' blogs
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Subject: A Meiji-era Treasure Trove
Posted by: Dave Bull

A new page has been added to the Encyclopedia of Woodblock Printmaking - the first part of an entry about a very special collection of woodblocks from the Meiji era.

This item is taken from the blog David Bull, Woodblock Printmaker.
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Subject: wood prints for my son's new documentary
Posted by: Guadalupe

This is my print for Japan.
I am very happy to be doing wood prinst for my son's documentary

Please send the link to friends that you think might be interested in participating in this project.

I am very happy to be a part of this documentary. In this documentary my son thought my prints would be a good gift. I will do my best!!!!! I will be posting images of my wood cuts here.

Thank you and Saludos from Mexico, Guadalupe Victorica

This item is taken from the blog Grabado-Dibujo Printmaking-Drawing.
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