Artist Trading Cards

Craft & Design

When I was at the Midwest Craft Caucus, I got to make my very own artist trading card for the very first time. Using a photocopier transfer, I got a little background from the Blick Art Supplies folks on this trend. I’m wondering – if artists make trading cards, do crafters? How should I make my own?

6 thoughts on “Artist Trading Cards

  1. mommaviv says:

    I love making ATCs. Yes crafters making them! I have seen then quilted, woven, beaded even one made of clay. I think the sky is the limit as long as they are 3 1/2 by 2 1/2. Beware they are addictive.

  2. Artsycan says:

    They’re great fun! I’ve been making ATCs incorporating paper quilling, paper sculpture, even using crepe paper to make semi-flat crafty ATC cards!

  3. Alicia says:

    I, too, love the ATCs! I recently made a tutorial on the crafty biz cards I made out of scrap fabric to advertise my thesis research…

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