What is an ATC ? What is an Artist Trading Card ATC
~ Artist Trading cards are often known by their short form name ATC ... A for ARtist, T for Trading and C for Card
~ An ATC is an original miniature piece of art which can be made in a variety of art media
~ An Artist Trading Card is made with the intention of being swapped for another ATC
What are the Rules for Making an Artist Trading Card?
~ An ATC has to be made in the size of 2.5 x 3.5 inches or 64x89 mm.
~ An ATC can be made 2D or 3-D but has to fit in a standard size Artist Trading Card Envelope Sleeve
~ An ATC is meant to be swapped or traded but NOT SOLD
~ An ATC is meant to be an original piece of ART not a photocopy or print ( there are exeptions to this rule as many ATC swap guidelines allow copied works -- it is advisable to check each ATC Swap individual requirments first)
~ The Artist is to create a piece of art in a chosen style or theme on the front of the Artist Trading Card
~ The Artist is to add their name, contact details, artwork name and info , possible a limited edition number onto the back of an artist trading card
How to Make Artist Trading Cards
What materials can I use to make an artist trading card ?