I spent part of this afternoon making artist trading cards (ATC). Artist Trading Cards are small pieces of original art measuring 2.5 x 3.5 inches, that one artist exchanges with another. It was relaxing for me to get back to creating after a busy week at school. These are a few of what I created.
I'm doing an exchange with some people in a week or so. I invited some fellow art teachers and friends in on my first try at this. For this exchange, each participating artist sends 1-3 cards to a central coordinator (Me). These small artworks can be any medium or subject matter. I'll randomly choose and return cards back to each participant that were sent by other artists.
I've only gotten 8 cards from other people so far (I hope more arrive in the next week), how fun to see what other people are sending in. The people who have sent cards to me already all read this blog... I hope they had as much fun making their cards as I did! I used some base paper I had done printmaking and watercolors on, colored pencils, an ink pen, pencil and cut paper to create these.