Techniques and Inspiration for Creating and Sharing Artist Trading Cards *First how-to book on the market, providing both instruction and ideas *Topic speaks to a range of crafters, including memory artists, papercrafters, metal workers, quilters, and more *Features contributions from top-name artists for star-power appeal A world-wide phenomenon, Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) are the rage among all types of creatives.
With this book, readers will find a spectrum of techniques--collage, painting, metal working, stamping, and more--for making the cards and albums to store them, as well as suggestions for fostering a community of friendship and technique sharing and card trading.The simple act of sharing 2[fraction one-half] x 3[fraction one-half] pieces of art, known as Artist Trading Cards, knows no boundaries and brings like-souls together like no other form of communication can. Unique statements, passionate emotions and favorite interests can all be expressed in these miniature works of art that are always traded, never sold. Artist Trading Card Workshop will not only teach you how to create your own cards, combining one or more of the more than 25 techniques demonstrated in step-by-step photos, it will also share the ins and outs of trading, finding and organizing card swaps and how to trade with others across the miles or even the continents.
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