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And then we were three.

3 Jul 2009

So here is my latest I2Q VidPrompt #3: ATC's


Use techniques found in the my book Inspired to Quilt to create Artist Trading Cards to trade with me and fellow readers at the International Quilt Festival in Long Beach. 

I used the heart motif in 4 different ways to create these super quick Artist Trading Cards. I am going to take a buch of cards with me to the show and encourage you to do the same! I would like to meet up and trade if you want to, wanna say Saturday? I need to see when I am scheduled to do Open Studios and a Book signing, so I will nail down specifics. Will you leave a comment if you plan to meet up?

I am going to give these four cards, featured in the video as special prizes

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This 'Lucky' card will go to the first male quilter who asks to trade a card with me. If there are no male quilters, then it will go to a Lucky duck at our meet up

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This, 'Love Springs Up', ATC will go to the person who brings the most cards to trade

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'Flight of Fancy' will go to the person who uses the most techniques in a single card

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'Tattoo you' will go to the first person who creates a set of four ATC's using a single motif, as I did in this Video Prompt.



So are you gonna play? Leave a comment to say I will see you in Long Beach!



Today our family lost a well loved member:

Monk passed into the romping hills of cat love today. He was with us for 15 good, long years. He was and is well loved and we mourn his passing.


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Jane LaFazio wrote
on 3 Jul 2009 11:31 AM

oh, sweet Monk. He will be missed and he knows he is immortalized in the artwork you've featured him.

xoxo

Jane

on 3 Jul 2009 10:09 PM

Such wonderful pictures of Monk.  He looks like he was such a sweetheart.  You have my deepest sympathy.

I wish I could join you with the ATC exchange in Long Beach.  I will be visiting my sister in SF during that time - so close and yet so far away!  Have a great time.  I can't wait to try out some ATC's.  I also owe someone a postcard so I need to make one of those too!  Thanks for the great inspiration.

My daughter and I made our own "leather" covered art journals today and I can't wait to fill mine up.  Pictures of our journals will be up on my blog on Monday.  We had a great time making them together.

MellyT wrote
on 5 Jul 2009 6:14 AM

Thanks guys! Your comments mean a lot to me.

on 8 Jul 2009 2:38 PM

Melly-Mels: Holding warm thoughts of you - just got back from out of town and up to here with work - so just read about Monk's passing.  Guardian angel-pet I'm sure of it.  ((HUGS)) Kate & the ArtDog-Person

colorific wrote
on 30 Jul 2009 9:06 PM

Just posted progress shots of my ATCs. I hope to get them stitched over the weekend. They are on Flickr here:

www.flickr.com/.../72157621776076765

on 23 Aug 2010 8:18 PM

HI! I am brand new to the site and I love your work!:) I was wondering what you painted on in the video prompt 3 to make the overlay for your atc's. It looked like a sheer fabric but I waan't sure because it also looked like it was used to fuse the cards together. Can you clarify?

Thanks