In the Dog House Artist Trading Card (ATC) Swap

As a dog lover, I enjoy participating in artist trading card swaps that incorporate a canine theme, so when the In the Dog House swap was announced – I knew I had to join. This time around, the objective was to create a mixed media trading card measuring 2 ½…

What are Kokeshi Dolls + an Artist Trading Card Swap (ATCs)

I’ve participated in a great deal of artist trading card swaps, and most recently, I had the chance to add Kokeshi doll art to my collection. While most swaps follow a 3-for-3 arrangement, we had the choice to make either 3 or 6 cards for this swap. I chose the…

Using Liquid Pearl Paints to Create Shimmer and Shine Artist Trading Cards

Last month, I participated in an Artist Trading Card Pick-a-theme (PAT) event with a twist – every card had to shimmer or shine. You had to use materials that catch the light in some way, and I joined the group for subtle shimmer, which gave me the perfect excuse to…

Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) – Baby Deer, Donkey, Owl and Landscape

An artist trading card ‘PAT‘ means that you get to pick-a-theme, and have a group of artists interpret it in the way they see fit. Other factors come into play, such as the type of mediums you can use, but overall, it’s fun to receive an assortment of art cards…

Artist Trading Cards (ATC) – Trying to Work on Faces

As a member of ATCsforAll, there are monthly pick-a-theme swaps that you can participate in. You join a group consisting of three or four other people, and request a specific theme (as do the other people in your group). You then create an artist trading card for your group members,…

I Can Make Perfect Circles Now with Kewer 2 Sketch Master LetterCraft Set

As an artist, I find it very hard to make a perfect circle, so if there is something that allows me to create one quickly and effectively – it has my attention. These Kewer 2 Sketch Master templates take away all of the frustration associated with trying to make tidy-looking…