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ATC swap! thread - sign up here

This is a branch off of the artist trading cards thread

If you have questions about what to do and what this is about, please see the thread posted above.

This is a SIGN UP for our first round of swaps!  DUE MAY 10 in my HOT LITTLE HANDS

The themes are (you can pick 1 or more)

--People
--Animals
--Surprise (anything you want to make - it will be a surprise)

For each theme you want to do, you will send 3 cards and get 3 back. Hopefully there will be enough so I can swap you within theme but, if not, then you'll get a mix.

Cards need to be 2.5x3.5 inches. You can use any medium you wish. Please avoid heavy embellishments/thick cards (like 1/4 inch, not like cardstock). Please send stuff you are proud of. Most of us are not "artist" but the fun of doing ATCs is that we can share our unique artistic ways of doing things. Cards that are not to size will be returned to you.

Let us know in the thread which themes you are gonna make and send for. I set the due date in a little over a month.

ON THE BACK

On the back, please label the card with your name, user name (vegweb or ATCs or both), and the name of your card if you have one. You can also label it "vegweb swap" and the date so people can remember where the card was from.

If you have an account on atcsforall, let me know and i'll give you itrader feedback since you mailed to me.

MAILING
Once ready, MESSAGE ME for my address and send me your cards (see other thread for links).

Everyone: please send a LABEL with your address on it. I'll supply envelopes

US: please send postage equal to the cost to mail your envelop. 3 cards are 1 stamp, more cards might cost more. If you feel lazy or want to help with international postage, you can send me a $1 to cover your postage.

International: if you are outside the US, I'll pay to ship your stuff back.

Shortly after the deadline, I will swap around the cards and mail out the packages to people.

Quickie Reminders

-Everyone is welcome to play! Even if your work is "stick figures", if you put time and care into your work that's fine!
-If you have questions, check out the link above or send me a PM.

So who wants to play? I'll update this list as people sign up. i'm going to do a general list, no theme lists. but theme away!

Players
HH - GOT
faunablues - GOT
L2A - GOT
L2A's noah - GOT
algae -GOT
permanentgrin - GOT

Newshoes

yay! i was worried they'd get messed up or lost somehow.

beeps, i'm moving at the end of may, so i can give you my new address if needed (the return addy is my current one)

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I mailed them already, yes. thank you for organizing everything, bp, even with your hectic schedule.

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Yeah, I mailed mine.  They might not get there by the 10th, but they're on their way.

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okay, sweetness. i'm too nice to make hard deadlines for ya'll since things are mailed. hopefully everything will be in this week cause OH HAI!! its the weekend. kinda.

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algae - got your cards in the mail today! coolness!

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algae - got your cards in the mail today! coolness!

hurrah!! i am so happy that they were actually on time :)

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PG got your cards today - look cool!

at first i was like "who am i getting international mail from?" then i realized it was YOU!

will swap these puppies out in the next couple days :)

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Only one day late.  That's not too bad. :) I'm looking forward to getting some back!

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for sure! that was pretty quick... mail from there usually takes a while for me for some reason. london though... that is fast!

plan is to swap them tonight and get things together. i have to wait for LF get get home cause i'll need help (lazy). lots of fun cards... we'll see what happens! i'll keep things updated!

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update: got the envelopes printed (went the fancy route) and everyone sorted up. i decided i want to scan and post the cards.. unless people want surprises.... i have a shitton of grading to do (thus why i'm on here :) ) but hope to pack envies tonight and mail in the next couple days - I need to find time to hit the post office to make sure things are okay weightwise.

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I'm excited about this.  Thanks for organizing it!

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woo! thanks, beeps! <3

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HH - you got 1 from everyone since you sent 6 (i think... they are all from different people... doing the math... math is hard....)

L2A - i pulled some "kiddo friendly" ones i thought noah would like (not to say any were unkid friendly, but still)

everyone else gets a marshmellow in their baggie (j/k) i tried to mix them up based on what i thought people would enjoy.

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most interesting... i bet i made it into "kiddo friendly"

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yes, indeedie, one of yoru cards did make ti that way. if i remember right. not that any were "kiddo unfriendly" or anything.

i mailed on friday so they should to be CA by wed i hope... international by a week... NC in a couple... who knows.

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Score!

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Tonight Shawn came home and said, "you have some weird mail...something from E. Hunter..." Holy crap, that was fast! He was all confused because it looked like this official sociology thing from the envelope, so that was funny. I am so happy with the cards I got!!! I totally love them. Sorry I took such a crappy photobooth shot, but uploading stuff from my camera is annoying.
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3341/4619366028_ba2cf70d53_o.jpg
Thank you hh, bp, and noah!! I'm thrilled to have your artwork!!!
And thank you beeps for organizing this whole thing. You rock like a boulder.

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ha ha, how did you get your cards before the people in the US? that is some magic air mail.

glad you like them :)

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I got mine on Tuesday. It was perfect timing! I was starting ATC swapping with my art classes (kiddies), and I got the mail as I was leaving for class.....so then I explained the whole thing and opened the envelope right in front of them. They were ooohing and ahhhhing! They are super psyched about making them....they are just going to trade with each other (not online). I gave them each a photo sheet to put them in which they think are super cool.
Thanks, I LOVE my cards, and so does Noah (and the rest of the class)!!!!

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that's good to hear. i know that the site does some "classroom" connection swaps where teachers swap sets and the kids.. i don't know how it works really. i just know they do it.

i'm glad you love them!

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