7.03.2009

ACEO Exchange: Let's have some fun!

Hello!

I am fortunate enough to participate in the More Meaningful Gifts (MMG) BnR.

As a result of some conversations, we decided to have an ACEO exchange: ACEO-X (version 1.0)!

Amanda at Ulixis Crafts
has kindly offered to host it!

Anyone who's interested can participate, but you have to be committed to make an ACEO & mail it off to your swap partner within the deadline!



By: ddots



What is an ACEO?

ACEO stands for "art cards, editions & originals". You may also see them labeled as "ATC" or "art trading cards". Basically, the only rule for these mini pieces of art is that they be the same size as standard playing / baseball cards: 2.5" x 3.5". Otherwise, the sky's the limit - you can use pretty much any technique you want! Knit or sew one together, make one out of clay, paper mache or collage...



By: artbydonnarose



ACEO-X Rules:

1. Make sure you can create an original ACEO by Friday July 24th and are willing to send it to your partner world-wide by Monday July 27th at the latest.

DO NOT SIGN UP IF YOU AREN'T PLANNING ON SENDING AN ACEO!

2. The deadline to sign up is Sunday July 12. On this day, Amanda will randomize the partners & let you know who you're sending your ACEO to. You won't know who you're getting yours from though! This gives you 2 weeks to create an original ACEO.

3. To sign up: send your name, Etsy shop name (if you have one), email address & mailing address to Amanda @ ulixis{dot}crafts{at}gmail{dot}com. Please put "ACEO swap" in the subject line.

4. Your ACEO must be the standard 2.5 x 3.5" size but otherwise let your creativity run wild. It MUST BE AN ORIGINAL art card and NOT a print! Please make sure to include the title of your piece, your name & the date either on the back of the card or on an additional piece of paper.

5. Take a quick picture of your ACEO and send it to Amanda by Friday July 24. This way, she can be sure everyone is getting their surprise. Once Amanda has a photo of all of them, she will blog about them & show them off so everyone can wonder which one they're getting!

If you have any other questions feel free to contact me through my blog or check out Ulixis Crafts.



By: H20works



I hope you can participate and have some fun along the way!!!

4 comments:

Amanda said...

thanks niki! i can't wait - it's going to be loads of fun!

The Momma said...

I just send Amanda an email to participate!!!

BeansThings said...

Very cool idea! I am not a professional artist--but am willing to give this a go! FUN!
Sending me info to Amanda now! One suggestion--can there be a short questionair that can be sent to everyone getting what their tastes are like? Favorite colors, themes, styles, etc.....??

Liz said...

I just want Amanda to sell ACEOs of tea cups and coffee mugs! I love her other painting! :)