Good Morning! Today's Whimsie Wednesday Challenge #53 is issued by Doodle-licious Diva, Alicia. She has challenged us to make an ATC, Artist Trading Card. This was a new technique for me. I had heard of ATC's but had never seriously tried to create one. I 'googled' ATC's to learn more about them; I specifically needed to know what size to make an ATC. I learned the size is 2.5" x 3.5".
Here are some links to sites about ATC's.
Cedar Seed (Art in your Pocket)
Artist Trading Cards
Here is my ATC. I chose Whimsie Doodles 'Dracula' from the Halloween Tag image set. Since Whimsie Doodles' images are digital I can manipulate, resize, and alter them. To create Dracula I simply cropped him from the tag. I printed him on Papertrey Ink white cardstock, colored him with Copic markers, and cut him out. He is adhered with 3-d adhesives so he stands out.
Whimsie Doodles 'Halloween Tag' image and words
Papertrey Ink white cardstock
Bo Bunny dp
Paper Studio dp
cardstock and scraps from stash
Now it is your turn to create an ATC. When you have finished be sure to link it to the Whimsie Doodles blog for a chance to win a prize!
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