Saturday, 27 May 2017

Mixed Media ATCs- "She"

Hi folks :)

Hows your weekend been so far? I've been crafting a fair bit over the weekend :) I made a set of ATCs for the first time today. ATCs in case you don't know are Artist Trading Cards, these are small 2.5 by 3.5 inches in size and basically a snippet of an artist/crafter's style. The theme of today's ATCs is women, I wanted them to have an encouraging and motivating feel so I kept the titles open ended, "she is", "she can" and "she will". I recycled some sturdy packaging cardboard  to make the base of the ATCs.  I have used gelli printingstamping, stenciling, doodling and splatter on these. 

List of Supplies:

Stamping:
RubberDance Stamp (background flowers)
Inkadinkado Fairies Clear Stamp (Fairy)
Craftyscrappers- Being Traditional (Woman in saree)
So Suzy Stamps- Martini Lady (Lady with martini glass)
Versafine Onyx Black Mini Inkpad
Acrylic Block

Media:
Camlin White Gesso
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens
Acrylic Colors by Folkarts (Plaid)
Camel Acrylic Colors

Texture and Embellishments:
Gauze
Vintage Butterfly buttons

Tools and other Supplies:
Fevicol Glue
GelliArts Gelli Print Plate
Sharpie Fine Tip Marker
Tim Holtz Chit Chat Stickers
Aqua Brush
Fan Brush
Packaging Cardboard
Harlequinn Design Stencil
Palette Design

Here are a couple of pictures of the process: 


















Here are a few pictures of the ATCs:














































I am playing along with the following challenges:

More Than Words- May Mini Challenge (she)

Artplorations May Mixed Media Challenge (used Harlequinn stencil here)


RubberDance May Theme Challenge (made three ATCs, used 3 buttons, 3 images of women)


Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge- (Butterflies)

HLS May Mixed Media Challenge (White Splats)


Butterfly Challenge 79- (The gauze used for texture is cream colored and there are many layers here)

Addicted to Stamps 148- (Used Butterfly Buttons on all 3 ATCs)

Thanks for your time :)
Love reading your precious comments.
Stay Blessed!

9 comments:

  1. Beautifully created ... loved all of them !

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  2. This is your first attempt with ATC's? WOW! They are all fabulous! Stunning mixed media artworks! Thanks for entering again in the Butterfly Challenge#79!

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  3. Wow what a Special creation. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to stamps challenge Alma

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  4. Wow, these ATCs are stunning! Love the gorgeous backgrounds and really great focal points. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!

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  5. Amazing how much detailing and layering that you have managed to put on each of these fabulous ATC cards. I love the butterflies. Thank you for fluttering into the butterfly garden. Hugs Mrs A.

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  6. Amazing trio, I thing "she can" is my fav. Love the strong colors and how a tiny space is full of different textures. Thank you for joining STAMPlorations May Mixed Media challenge. I hope you'll have a beautiful summer time.

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  7. Your ATCs are so amazing!!! Thanks for using our stamps on your work. I love all the details and different textures. Thank you for joining our May theme challenge at Rubber Dance. xx Susanne.

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  8. These are so precious. Lovely atc's I like the images of making them too.
    Thanks for playing with us at HLS Mixed Media Challenge.
    Good luck!! Michelle(DT)

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  9. lovely set of ATC´s!!! Thanks for joining in with us at the STAMPlorations Mixed Media Challenge!!!

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