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Create and swap mini works of art!

The simple act of sharing 2½ x 3½ 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 Cards Workshop will not only teach you how to create your own cards, combining one or more of the 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.

Discover ways to create colorful collage backgrounds, make cards from fabric, incorporate painting, stamping, phone book pages, tissue paper, string, stencils and much more—all is revealed in step-by-step photos, but that's not all. You'll also:

  • Learn the ins and outs of trading—where to look, what to swap.
  • Find creative ways to store the cards you'll soon be collecting.
  • Be inspired by the cards from 60 talented contributors and over 200 beautiful cards.
Become a part of the world-wide phenomenon that starts with Artist Trading Cards Workshop, and share a piece of yourself today! Create. Collect. Swap.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581808483
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 12/4/2006
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author


Bernadette Berlin is a mixed media artist and a regular contributor to Somerset Studio, Rubber Stamp Madness, and Inspirations.
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Table of Contents


Always Traded-Never Sold     6
History of ATCs     8
Create     10
Intuitive Watercolor     12
Watercolor on Baby Wipes     14
Paint on Paper Towel     16
Leafing Pen Resist     18
Inky Layers     20
Stencils     22
Magazine Paper     24
Gesso and Magazine Images     28
Nevr-Dull     32
Phone Book Paper     34
String     38
Tissue Paper     42
Transfers     44
Fun Foam     48
Emboss-Resist     56
Embossing Scraps     52
Resin Fresco     54
Glass-Like Resin     56
Dimensional Resin     60
No-Sew Fabric     64
Fused Fibers     68
Hand-Stitching     72
Machine Sewing     76
Metal Tape     80
Mica     84
Friendly Plastic     88
Ultra-Cards     90
Journaled Cards     92
Folded Cards     94
Diptych + Triptych Cards     96
Pen + Ink Cards     98
DigitalCards     100
Cards for Children     102
Storage for Artist Trading Cards     104
Accordion Book     106
Altered Square Tin     110
Recycled Tin Can     112
Collect + Swap     114
Gallery of Signatures     116
Gallery     118
Contributors     124
Resources     126
Index     127
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 9, 2008

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    Loved this book and am in the process of experimenting with each technique. Anyone want to trade ATC's?

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2007

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    Background techniques are varied and creative. Will enrich your creativity for all your artwork. Everything you need to know and more.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 12, 2012

    Beautiful book!

    I gave this book to a friend as a gift and she loves it. She has been active in a guild making Artist Trading cards for years and still found this book has a lot to offer.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 26, 2012

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    Highly recommended

    Great ideas

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