Friday, September 24, 2010

ATCs: Fairy Tales and Bedtime Stories

For the artists in this month's Artist Trading Card (ATC) swap, the theme of "Fairy Tales and Bedtime Stories" conjured up magic and myth and portrayals of fanciful characters and evil adversaries.

Fairies, princesses, wicked trolls and monsters under the bed... that's what bedtime stories—and this month's ATCs—are made of. It was a playful theme with numerous creative possibilities. The traders tapped into their inner child and did not disappoint!

Here (right) is "Tinkerbell's Tower."

Left: "The Princess and the Frog"
Right: "Water Fairy"

Left: "Once Upon a Time"
Right: "There's one in every story"

Left: "A Fairy with no Tale"
Right: "In your dreams, you are always the princess."

Above: "Mama, please read one more."
The little doll slips in and out of the bed, and the bed sheets are flannel.

Above: "Tooth Fairy"
The Tooth Fairy removes the tooth from under the pillow by pulling the pink ribbon.

And who can forget, "The Monster under the Bed" (above).

I guess I'll leave the night light on. Boogey, boogey, BOO!

2 comments:

  1. Anonymous9/25/2010

    OMG those are the best ever!!!! What is it with this group , they get better each month and don't you just love the diversity of the thinking? I am ever amazed and thank each and every one of the participants. Thank you a million times over. Special thanks to "Vee" for leading us onward and doing the extra that it takes to keep us on track. Liz Armstrong

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  2. I agree, Liz! Such a simple theme, but the interpretations were phenomenal. I think we inspire each other. Everyone in this group is such an amazing artist and creative thinker. These cards are proof of that.

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