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Artist Trading Coins (ATCoins)

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Artist Trading Coins (ATCoins)
Swap Coordinator:Angie (contact)
Swap categories: Artist Trading Card (ATC) 
Number of people in swap:44
Location:Regional - USA
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:July 13, 2018
Date items must be sent by:July 31, 2018
Number of swap partners:1
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Artist Trading Coins (ATCoins)

Have the ATCoins made their way into your social media feeds? I love the idea of making ATCs into circles! Yay!

Supposedly Joan Hodges "created" or came up with the idea and COINED the phrase Artist Trading Coins.

So, who wants to give it a try?

The coins are 2 1/2 inches in diameter. They fit perfectly in the artist trading card sleeves or pocket letter pages. You can cut them out by hand or use a punch or die. Be sure to make them sturdy.

So, create a fabulous mixed media or hand drawn/hand painted ATCoin. Be sure to do original work (not a copy of your original work).

Check out your partner's profile for inspiration but ultimately, this is sender's choice.

Example above from Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries blog

Crafting Niche blog about making a mini book to hold the ATCoins. check it out here

A blog about ATCoins

Another blog with excellent examples

Joan's video at Youtube

You may draw, paint, collage, rubber stamp, etc. just be sure to put effort into your ATC and not sticker slap.

Who is allowed in the swap?
Anyone with a 4.97 or higher rating
Anyone with 20 or more Type 3 swaps
Anyone who hasn't been rated an unexplained 1 or 3
Awesome swappers (we're all awesome!)

Have fun!

Discussion

StagKing 06/30/2018 #

Just to be clear, are we only sending 1 ATCoin to our partner? Or is it multiple ATCoins to 1 partner?

dyp 06/30/2018 #

Squeeeeee this looks awesome

Angie 07/ 1/2018 #

@stagking - I specify to only send 1 but feel free to send 2 if you want.

Angie 07/ 1/2018 #

I couldn't wait to make some so I converted a couple extra ATCs into coins. I love this non-traditional shape! I don't know why, but it changes the ATC in such a nice way.

kssunlover1947 07/ 8/2018 #

I went to JoAnn's today to get some supplies and I found a 2 1/2 inch punch on the clearance isle. So much easier than drawing around a plastic cup then cutting out by hand.

iamdawt 07/11/2018 #

I've made tons of ATCs, but I've never made a coin, so I'm very excited to give it a try!

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