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Artist trading card exchange at CAG – fall 2014

Posted by Yelena Shabrova

As usual, the ATC exchange at CAG today was a lot of fun. Here are my contributions to the event:

Yelena Shabrova ~ rocks in the mist - ATC ~ colored pencil, 2.5" x 3.5"

rocks in the mist – ATC ~ colored pencil, 2.5″ x 3.5″

Yelena Shabrova ~ last leaves - ATC ~ colored pencil, 2.5" x 3.5"

last leaves – ATC ~ colored pencil, 2.5″ x 3.5″

Yelena Shabrova ~ marsh after sunset - ATC ~ colored pencil, 3.5" x 2.5"

marsh after sunset – ATC ~ colored pencil, 3.5″ x 2.5″

Yelena Shabrova ~ sunset - ATC ~ colored pencil, 3.5" x 2.5"

sunset – ATC ~ colored pencil, 3.5″ x 2.5″

I love how the fall edition of the ATC exchange happens around my Birthday. This year it’s on a day before, so I got four early Birthday gifts:

Dianne Daly ~ Persimmons in the Snow ~ watercolor

Dianne Daly ~ Persimmons in the Snow ~ watercolor

Dianne Daly ~ Persimmon ~ watercolor

Dianne Daly ~ Persimmon ~ watercolor

Gudrun Baumeister ~ Teachers Apple ~ watercolor

Gudrun Baumeister ~ Teachers Apple ~ watercolor

Karen Franzenburg ~ oil pastel

Karen Franzenburg ~ oil pastel

Artist trading card exchange at CAG

Posted by Yelena Shabrova

I planned to try something new with ATC for this exchange at CAG: galloping horse hooves, parts of horse faces, or something like that. Instead, I ended up with four whole horse heads.

Maybe the fact that Newborn is taking longer than anticipated to get finished has something to do with it, I don’t know.

Here are the heads:

Yelena Shabrova ~ Brown Horse Head ~ artist trading card (ATC), colored pencil on illustration board, 2.5" x 3.5"

Brown Horse Head ~ artist trading card (ATC), colored pencil on illustration board, 2.5″ x 3.5″

Yelena Shabrova ~ Chestnut Horse Head ~ artist trading card (ATC), colored pencil on illustration board, 2.5" x 3.5"

Chestnut Horse Head ~ artist trading card (ATC), colored pencil on illustration board, 2.5″ x 3.5″

Yelena Shabrova ~ Gray Horse Head ~ artist trading card (ATC), colored pencil on illustration board, 2.5" x 3.5"

Gray Horse Head ~ artist trading card (ATC), colored pencil on illustration board, 2.5″ x 3.5″

Yelena Shabrova ~ Gray Pony Head ~ artist trading card (ATC), colored pencil on illustration board, 2.5" x 3.5"

Gray Pony Head ~ artist trading card (ATC), colored pencil on illustration board, 2.5″ x 3.5″

And this is what I got from my wonderful fellow artists:

ATC from Dianne Daly ~ inks and pastel

ATC from Dianne Daly ~ inks and pastel

ATC from Sharon La Bouff ~ monoprint

ATC from Sharon La Bouff ~ monoprint

ATC from Donnalynn Chase ~ collage

ATC from Donnalynn Chase ~ collage

ATC from Marlene Bird ~ acrylic and collage

ATC from Marlene Bird ~ acrylic and collage