Vilene Tiles ATCs

I took part in an ATC swap on UK Art Swaps Group and the brief was to make 3 atcs using craft vilene tiles… First we had to get some craft or pelmet vilene (stiffener), paint it thickly with gesso and make lines in it with a brush or pen. Then we had to make a motif in the thick gesso using a kebab or cocktail stick.

Next, we were to spray the nearly dry gesso with paint (I only have inks – no problem!) and then use black ink to outline the motifs. Let dry and finish off with dimensional or acrylic paint. Cut up the tiles and make three ATCs with the bits…

Hello Birdy!

(I like the shadow effect beneath this one, so I’m entering it for the latest “Fun With ATCs” challenge!)

Where did you get that hat?!

I’m still stitching on atcs!!

Little Old Blue Eyes!

It’s possible that these aren’t exactly what the recipe asks for, but I hope my swap partner likes them!

I am having huge fun today: It’s my birthday and I asked my DD to make me a couple of music CDs for the car that I would like to listen to, as most of those I have are her music (!!)… and I have the first one playing as I sit here typing up this post and I have been chair-boogying! Hugely embarrassing should anyone catch me at it, but something had to give as the “silent singing” was killing me! Lol! 😀

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  1. rumpelwibschstilzchen

     /  March 6, 2010

    these are great, I love themn!
    And far greater is this special day to you!!!
    Happy Birthday, wishing you all the best
    *hugs*

    Thanks for taking part at Fun with ATCs again!

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  2. Happy birthday!!!!!

    I love those unique ATC´s… they are so creative done! GREAT!
    Thank´s for taking part on our Challenge!

    hugs Susi

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  3. Happy birthday!!

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  4. Your ATCs are great!! So beautiful colors and the stitching is the little extra!
    Happy birthday to you!!
    Thank you very much for taking part in our challenge at Fun with ATCs again!!
    Hugs, Caro

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  5. amy

     /  March 12, 2010

    CUTE..love our birds

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