» Interested in a 2012 Rhodia Journal Swap?

I am currently participating in two different sketchbook exchange projects and it got me to thinking about starting a similar “journal swap” project. 12 people, each provided a large dotWebbie, would fill a specified amount of pages in the journal then mail it to the next person on the list. A theme would be chosen for the project and the participants could fill their pages however they choose – random thoughts, poems, art, collage… Along the way, the participants will scan/snap/upload project photos to a group Tumblr blog for all to see. After each book has cycled through the hands of all the participants, the book you started is returned to you – now filled with all kind of interesting stuff!

Is this something you might be interested in participating in?

I will post the specifics for participation after the new year.

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Definitely – count me in!

Very interested .. sign me up

I would definitely be interested.

This could be interesting. I don’t really know how to use Tumblr, and I’m not terribly artistic, but I am a writer, so I could add poems and whatnot to people’s journals. I could also do some collage-y type things maybe:) I’d be willing to give it a try!

We will likely start this up sometime after the new year and will be providing more specifics on how you can apply to be one of the 12 participants.

I am interested in this. Smaller groups might help keep the books moving reliably.

Very cool idea! Would love to be included…will keep an eye out for this after the first of the year!

This sounds wonderful! I would love to participate, too. Can’t wait for more information. :D

This is awesome. I would really like to participate but i am totally inept at anything artistic.

By Betsi OHara on December 8th, 2011 at 1:19 pm

This sounds like a lot of fun. I would love the opportunity to participate!

Sounds like a plan, I’ll keep an eye out for updates.

Oh most definitely, like I said on Facebook earlier!! What a great idea :D

I’d be interested! I’m not a member on Tumblr but probably should be–this would give me a push to get started there.

My last journal swap ended in disaster. I’d love to join in one that is successful.

Yeah I am up for that. Scottishness will abound.

Do you have to be super artistic? Because my “doodling” does NOT look ANYWHERE close to as good as the picture here!

Otherwise, I’d love to participate :D

I’d be interested. This would be a totally new experience.

Yes! I would love this, and would definitely love another creative outlet that isn’t related to my animation major. :D

I’d love to join in !! Rosie…aka Kristy

Sounds like it could be a lot of fun! I would try it!

Something new to me but willing to give it a try.

Count me in. Sounds great.

I am so in. Put me on the list.

I would be interested.

Hi Stephanie! Am I too late for this? I’d like to join the swap, please. Thank you!

Clem – I haven’t posted the official call for entries yet.

I would love to do this :)

I’m very interested in joining some kind of sketchbook exchange group. I’ve been following a couple over the last few years, and it’s really sad when they just die out… so it really only works well when people are very committed. I would like to know when you post the call for entries!



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