Artist Trading Cards
All levels | 27 min 7 sec
Creating Your ATC
Artist trading cards are miniature works of arts, created on standard-sized cards and exchanged among artists all over the world. They can be collaged, stamped, stitched, painted or doodled. Explore the possibilities of the small canvas with Courtney, who will teach you a range of techniques for different effects. This workshop is for anyone who needs a little help starting their creative flow, or for the seasoned artist who wants to trade and collect one of a kind art from around the world.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 3.5" x 2.5" cards
  • Pens
  • Paint
  • Scissors
  • Collage materials
  • Glue stick or other adhesive
  • Assorted collage materials such as scrap or found paper, mementos, stamps, old books or dictionaries
  • Washi tape (optional)
  • Pastel chalk (optional)
  • Rubber stamps and ink (optional)
Learn how to:
  • Use types of Artist Trading Cards
  • Stamp with a stamp pad
  • Use chalk
  • Apply a collage
  • Use composition

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to create an artist trading card
  • 4 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by artist Courtney Cerruti
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
1118 users recommended this class to a friend
Mary Lorenz
I did not know anything about artist trading cards before this video. I now have some new ideas for projects.
March 6, 2023
Claris Lam
This was a fun new craft to pick up and I like how ultimately simple it is to do but gives you a lot of leeway for creativity. Thank you for this class!
February 16, 2023
Carla Chissell
The class was fun. I wish she told us how she did the image transfer
January 29, 2023