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S: Postage Stamp ATC

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Swap Coordinator:LahDeeDah (contact)
Swap categories: Artist Trading Card (ATC) 
Number of people in swap:11
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:October 15, 2013
Date items must be sent by:November 12, 2013
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

  • Create one ATC (2.5 X 3.5 inches on sturdy backing) for one partner.

  • Incorporate a postage stamp, new or used, in the design.

  • Any mediums and/or embellishments are permitted.

  • Write or print your name, date, and ATC title on the back of your piece. Other information may be included but is not required.

  • Please remember to send your username and the swap title with your package.

Discussion

TerryF 09/30/2013 #

LOVE your ATC A!

LahDeeDah 09/30/2013 #

Oh Terry - I wish I could take credit for this image, but it's not my work. It's so cute, isn't it?

user6937 10/ 6/2013 #

So, the stamp has to actually be a part of an image on the ATC?

LahDeeDah 10/ 7/2013 #

An actual stamp must be incorporated in the design. You can interpret that in a couple of ways. The stamp can be a component of the main image, as in the example above, but it can also be part of a theme or make a statement that adds to the theme.

The main point is to avoid "sticker slapping" and make the stamp important to the piece. For me, the easiest way to do that is to begin with the stamp and use it for inspiration.

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