Swap-bot Time: September 18, 2021 5:46 am

AMA: 14 Minute ATC

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Group:Amazing Mail ART
Swap Coordinator:wolfeagle (contact)
Swap categories: Art  Artist Trading Card (ATC)  Mail Art 
Number of people in swap:12
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:June 27, 2021
Date items must be sent by:July 14, 2021
Number of swap partners:1

This swap will be a timed challenge. The goal is to create a miniature work of art, also known as an ATC, in the allotted time. This means set your timer, and do not go over the allotted time in making your ATC. It's okay if you don't finish, though the goal is to try to finish a completed project. For this time challenge we will have twice as much time as the previous one, meaning you get 14 Minutes to create your little work of art.

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This means you will need to have all of your supplies ready Beforehand, including your blank ATC base. I also recommend reading your partners profile beforehand. If someone is terrified of spiders, please don't draw them a spider....just common sense.

14 minutes is still quick, but it should feel like a lot of time after only 7 minutes, in the previous challenge. With double the time allotted, you should have more time to be a little more detailed. Maybe this means more layers, or more detailed paintings, or more techniques, or more cutting, attaching or glueing. For example, maybe you created a red bird, on a different color background, with some text in the first challenge, now in this challenge, you could do another bird but add more detail by making your own background, or shading the bird, or adding texture paste, or using a stencil on the bird and/or the background, maybe now there are two birds, or sewing the edges, and the text...etc. You can create whatever you wish, in any art medium, as long as you do it in 14 minutes. Set your timer and have fun. I plan to offer three of these timed ATC swaps.

Your Atc's may be oriented in any direction. This swap is a time challenge, so please do not send an ATC that you have already created or use an ATC that you have already started. Start a new ATC for this challenge. Art doesn't have to be really involved to make an impact. Please include your artist info on your ATC's. ATC's are 2.5 x 3.5 inches, Original works of Art, so please include your artist info on the backside of the ATC. And please include your user info and swap name, in your envelope somewhere. Decorate your envelope in some way. Sticky embellishments are fine, stickers are not.

Have fun.


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