1,000 Artist Trading Cards: Innovative and Inspired Mixed Media ATCs

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ATCs are all the rage!

Making artist trading cards (ATCs) is a hugely popular activity for artists. Originally a paper/collage-based art form, ATCs have caught on with crafters working in a range of mediums and are now just as popular among fabric and mixed-media artists. ATCs are mini art works, the size of a playing card, often created as limited editions. The back of each card contains the artist's name and contact information. The idea behind the cards is to make them and ...

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Overview

ATCs are all the rage!

Making artist trading cards (ATCs) is a hugely popular activity for artists. Originally a paper/collage-based art form, ATCs have caught on with crafters working in a range of mediums and are now just as popular among fabric and mixed-media artists. ATCs are mini art works, the size of a playing card, often created as limited editions. The back of each card contains the artist's name and contact information. The idea behind the cards is to make them and then give, trade, or share them with others. This collection inspires with 1,000 original cards in a beautiful pageant of color, composition, and creative use of materials. The book also includes a special section devoted to explaining what ATCs are, how to get started, and includes some exciting technique information. Curated by Patricia Bolton, founder and editor-in-chief of two of the most exciting creative magazines on the newsstands, the book meets the Quarry Books mission of offering artistic and challenging new ideas to traditional paper artists, scrapbookers, mixed-media artists, and quilters by merging paper, fabric, and surface embellishment through experimentation and discovery.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781592533343
  • Publisher: Quarry Books
  • Publication date: 4/28/2007
  • Series: 1000 Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 9.12 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.75 (d)

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Patricia Chatham Bolton is the founder and editor-in-chief of Quilting Arts Magazine and Cloth Paper Scissors. Patricia lives in Stow, MA.

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Table of Contents


Introduction     8
Basics     10
Gallery     26
Designer Directory and Index     310
Resources     316
Acknowledgments     319
About the Author     320
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  • Posted February 9, 2009

    worth it!

    The pictures in this book give you great ideas. There were very clear instructions. There was a plethora of examples of beautiful trading cards but it would have been helpful if the artist explained what techniques were used to create the cards. I would reccommend it to my friends.

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