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LeonardaDaArtsi
02-13-2011, 08:14 PM
Due: May 1
Signup: N/A
Withdraw date: N/A
Number of Cards: 4/4

In this swap series we will make illuminated letters for the next 4 letters of the alphabet:N, O, P AND Q! This will be an ongoing series of swaps until we get to the end of the alphabet. Join once or join all, each will be its own swap.

These will all be hand drawn/painted ONLY!

BE SURE YOU MAKE ILLUMINATED LETTERS!!!! see links below!



I am going to save everyone a lot of trouble with posting to the thread. If you want to join in, just pm me for my addie and send your cards. When they arrive I will list your name here to indicate they arrived.

Plain and simple: Cards here on due date = cards swapped out

Enclose a SASE for your returns. If you are international, enclose US $1.00 to cover your postage.

They should be IN MY MAIL BOX on or before May 1.

<<<< PLEASE< PLEASE< PLEASE>>>>
DO NOT TAPE YOUR CARDS TOGETHER OR USE EXCESS TAPE ON YOUR ENVELOPE

Here is a great book: Handlettering for Decorative Artists by Jackie O'Keefe

Other links:
http://retrokat.com/medieval/le.htm (http://retrokat.com/medieval/le.htm)
http://www.ehow.com/how_4525950_illu...-a-letter.html (http://www.ehow.com/how_4525950_illu...-a-letter.html)
http://www.mtcalligraphy.com/illuminated_letters.html (http://www.mtcalligraphy.com/illuminated_letters.html)

Of course, there are many more great websites, if find one particularly good, please post the link.


ARRIVALS::
1. Pami
2. Bluesybreeze
3. Cardmama
4. jo.on.the.go
5. beth
6. maineatc
7. ineedtocreate
8. redroses42
9. mouseit
10. bitsyal
11. marjorie grace
12. Cameocheryl
13. threshold

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raynedrop
02-17-2011, 07:01 PM
Me too!

CAMeo Cheryl
02-20-2011, 09:07 PM
isn't this in the wrong place? shouldn't it be in the atc forum? but I am still in as I have have done all of the other letters

LeonardaDaArtsi
02-21-2011, 09:24 AM
EWH! It is in the wrong place! I will email Carole!

bitsysal49
02-21-2011, 11:43 AM
I'm in!

Cardmama
02-21-2011, 03:34 PM
Have to sign up! I have all the others so far!

LeonardaDaArtsi
02-21-2011, 04:19 PM
Yay! SOOOOoooOOo glad everyone is continuing!!!

PAMI
02-21-2011, 05:26 PM
please add me the cards go in the mail Tuesday

ineedtocreate
02-21-2011, 10:02 PM
I'm still playing, too!

RedRoses42
02-22-2011, 01:13 AM
I'm in as well! I have done everything after E so I have to keep going :)
if I had only joined this site a little earlier I would've gotten ABCD.

Mouseit
02-22-2011, 07:23 AM
Pick me Pick me...LOL I am in for it!

LeonardaDaArtsi
02-22-2011, 09:46 AM
Mouseit- you are so fun!

Mouseit
02-24-2011, 02:44 AM
SHHHH Leonardo or everyone will want me to play in their swaps.. heehee

LeonardaDaArtsi
02-24-2011, 09:31 AM
SHHHH Leonardo or everyone will want me to play in their swaps.. heehee

:jiggy::rolleyes::D

Threshold90
02-24-2011, 02:24 PM
I wanna continue on, count me in ;D after letters you should do numbers lol to like 21 or somethin-just an idea

Cardmama
02-24-2011, 03:39 PM
Well let's see if I can get these to upload correctly. New program for resizing my pics.

LeonardaDaArtsi
02-26-2011, 06:12 AM
Card- those are terrific!

bluesybreeze
02-27-2011, 03:36 PM
I have really gotten into these cards. They are so much fun. Maybe we should do the numbers 1 - 10 when we finish. Anyway, here are mine.
"N" is for Nestle
"O" is for Ornamental
"P" is for Periwinkel
"Q" is for Quilt

Threshold90
02-27-2011, 06:41 PM
Amazing cards! Haha u agreed wit me! Numbers after! Numbers!

bluesybreeze
02-27-2011, 10:08 PM
Yeah, Thresh - Numbers! Duh, I didn't notice your post, I was too busy trying to scan and post my cards while holding a sleeping cat on my shoulder (I had been gone all weekend). Great idea....wish I had thought of it. :huh:

LeonardaDaArtsi
02-28-2011, 10:06 AM
well, I am up for anything! Will put that on the list!

Threshold90
02-28-2011, 04:33 PM
U did bluesybreeze, grt minds think alike ;)

jo.on.the.go
03-06-2011, 08:37 AM
kind of slow signing up...but here I am

LeonardaDaArtsi
03-06-2011, 11:13 AM
Go, go , Jo!

jo.on.the.go
03-12-2011, 01:32 PM
My cards will be going out soon.
Here is a preview...the whole set is in my gallery

LeonardaDaArtsi
03-12-2011, 05:29 PM
Nicely done!!!!!

beth
03-14-2011, 07:01 PM
I wish I'd found this earlier! Are there enough of us who have missed earlier swaps to be able to go back to A when we're done?

Here are my cards.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/7076/small/1_CCF14032011_00000.jpg

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/7076/small/1_CCF14032011_00001.jpg

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/7076/small/1_CCF14032011_00002.jpg

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/7076/small/1_CCF14032011_00003.jpg

CraftyCat
03-25-2011, 05:14 PM
Yay, more letters! I'm in!

LeonardaDaArtsi
03-27-2011, 12:31 PM
Great cards arriving! Good job everyone!

ineedtocreate
04-03-2011, 02:25 PM
Mine will be dropped off at the post office tomorrow!

Threshold90
04-04-2011, 02:15 AM
Those r beautiful illumis ;)

bluesybreeze
04-04-2011, 08:06 AM
Awesome letters, Ineedto!

LeonardaDaArtsi
04-04-2011, 02:34 PM
Yes, you most certainly do!

Mouseit
04-04-2011, 05:44 PM
Mine will be dropped off at the post office tomorrow!

WOW Innedtocreate! Whar brilliant cards! I hope I get one...LOL Just love the "Q" cos it has my favourite flower on it....Maybe if I bribe the hostie..LOL

Mouseit
04-05-2011, 05:26 AM
Ok Leonarda Lady, Am I sending these to the same address as before or did you move?? LOL

Yep all done and ready to go....yes posting here so others can have a look and maybe get ideas too.....

LeonardaDaArtsi
04-07-2011, 05:47 PM
still here in hobbits!

bitsysal49
04-11-2011, 12:01 PM
Sent my cards Saturday but forgot to post them to the thread or anywhere as a matter of fact. Busy, busy.

LeonardaDaArtsi
04-15-2011, 02:11 PM
HELLLLOO ALL!!!! I havent disappeared just yet! List updated. I am counting down the the days until this semester is finished: May 15th!!!!!!

Mouseit
04-19-2011, 05:19 AM
Leonarda have you decided on your next letters and when they are due? Enquiring minds want to know...LOL (Don't want to miss out on the ending of my alphabet....)

LeonardaDaArtsi
04-19-2011, 09:49 PM
Ok, how about June 15th for the next 5 letters, then August 1 for the last 4. Or something like that. I can post the next one now.
Thanks for keeping me on track! I am counting down the days til I am done with school!!!!!

Threshold90
04-26-2011, 11:40 PM
Oh man im cuttin this close :( too much life in the way. Hope to complete ton n mail tom after my RSD Corrections physical agility test....

raynedrop
04-28-2011, 07:24 PM
Mine are in the mail tomorrow.

LeonardaDaArtsi
04-30-2011, 09:19 AM
List updated this morning. : ) Will swap out after the 4th... (paper and other school work due that day!)

Threshold90
04-30-2011, 09:47 AM
Yay im happy they made it :)

LeonardaDaArtsi
05-01-2011, 07:04 PM
me too!

LeonardaDaArtsi
05-03-2011, 12:17 PM
Will be swapping late this week. : )

LeonardaDaArtsi
05-08-2011, 12:19 PM
Swapped them out last night, will mail monday! They were fab as always!!!! THanks to all who make this a great series! And Happy Mothers Day!

RedRoses42
05-11-2011, 07:24 PM
got some great cards in the mail today, and it's my birthday how sweet is that?
Thanks to
threshold90
raynedrop
mouseit
bitsysal49

awesomness

beth
05-12-2011, 07:42 AM
got my cards - all very lovely! thanks to threshold90, bitsysal49, mouseit and redroses42. and thanks to leonarda for hosting the swap :-)

Threshold90
05-13-2011, 05:02 AM
thanks to LeonardaDaArtsi for hosting n to raynedrop, beth, redroses42, n cardmama for their grt ATCs, see ya in the next set.....

Threshold90
05-13-2011, 05:06 AM
oh n a happy late bday to raynedrop :)

bluesybreeze
05-13-2011, 11:12 AM
Got my awesome alphabets from: ineed to create "N", margoartist "O", Pami "P", and Callk "Q". They were so fabulous I had goosebumps. Thanks to our wonderful hostess for this amazing swap.

ineedtocreate
05-13-2011, 05:58 PM
Thanks to our hostess for continuing this long term swap, as well as her sparkly letter P. I am thrilled to have received sparkly cards also from maineatc (O), PAMI (Q), and margoartist (N). What beautiful illuminated alphabet cards are in my album!

jo.on.the.go
05-16-2011, 05:26 PM
My cards arrived too! Thanks Susan for keeping the series going. And thanks to these artists:
PAMI[B] - N
[B]pstowe - O
Leonarda Da Artsi - P
bluesybreeze - Q

Mouseit
05-17-2011, 08:51 AM
Whoohoooo received my cards today!!!

Thank you so much LeonardaDaArtsi! Such a gracious hostess!!

I have great cards from:
Bitsysal49 - N
Threshold90 - O (Finally got one of your cards man! heehee)
Raynedrop - P
Cardmama - Q

Thank you all so very much....

CAMeo Cheryl
05-20-2011, 05:37 PM
Received a week ago, but have been too busy to enter rep points and such so I am doing it today! Sorry for the delay!