View Full Version : HD/HP Self-Portrait ATC Swap - due June 30, 2011

04-15-2011, 12:42 PM
Due Date: June 30, 2011
Sign-Up: until full/early enough to get your cards to me on time
Withdraw Date: doesnīt matter, but please let me know if you have to drop out
No. of Participants: 20
No. of Cards: 3 for 3 only
Medium: handdrawn/handpainted only

Returns were mailed today, July 1:D

Handdrawn/Handpainted Self-Portraits - realistic, abstract or whimsical

Please read and follow the following rules carefully!

All cards must be standard size 2.5" x 3.5".
All cards should be sent in plastic sleeves.
Original art only, each card must be different. No copies please.

* The self-portrait must be handdrawn or -painted. The background can be collaged or photographed.

* This is a 3 for 3 swap only.

* Iīll provide the envelopes. Please include a LARGE address label or piece of paper with your address CLEARLY printed or written on (NOT the tiny ones, the PO hates them!)

* Since most or all of you are internationals to me, I need help covering postage:
German Players: please include a LOOSE 0,55 € stamp
Players from €-countries: please include 0.75€
US-players: please include a LOOSE 0,98 $ stamp, I can use them for swaps with US-hosts
all other players: Iīll cover postage

* Cards are due to me by June 30, 2011. Please allow enough time for your cards to get to me. Iīll give iTraders when I receive your cards.

* Please include at least username, real name and origin on the back of your cards. We canīt leave RepPoints when we donīt know who you are. And itīs always fun to know where cards come from.

* Iīll PM you with my address when you sign up.

1. maggiebloom
3. Joss
4. SMikell
6. RachelMarie
7. louisezee
8. Gerry
9. debs913
10. lazyshadows
11. JBunny
13. Scrappylicious
14. lodiprincess
15. zamora64socorro
16. PAMI
19. rogalaca

04-15-2011, 04:24 PM
Count me in. Sounds like fun, Evalila. A fellow chocolate lover!

04-16-2011, 05:35 AM
Welcome maggiebloom, thank you for playing! :)

04-16-2011, 02:35 PM
Welcome, Barbara, thank you for playing!

04-17-2011, 02:01 PM
Sign me up too Evalia!

04-18-2011, 07:57 AM
Thank you for playing, SunTrade! Welcome!

04-18-2011, 02:40 PM
This sounds VERY interesting. I've been develop my self portrait skills. Please sign me up.

04-18-2011, 09:34 PM
Great, welcome SMikell!

04-18-2011, 09:45 PM
Thank you for playing, SunTrade! Welcome!

Thank you! Do they have to be strictly my self portrait, or just a a portrait is fine ...

BTW I think your signature is so funny! :notworthy:

04-19-2011, 01:50 AM
They should be your self portrait, but it can be whimsical, abstract or realistic :)

04-19-2011, 02:47 PM
Sign me up please!

04-20-2011, 08:33 AM
Sure, welcome, duckduckgoose!

04-20-2011, 02:32 PM
This is a great theme for a swap!! Love it! Can I sign up please?

04-21-2011, 12:42 AM
Welcome, RachelMarie and louisezee! Thank you for playing!

04-21-2011, 07:59 AM
I would love to join please

04-21-2011, 08:01 AM
Great, thank you for playing, Gerry!

04-21-2011, 11:08 AM
These are my cards for this swap:




04-21-2011, 03:55 PM
Okay I've decided to do this, but be warned...I can't possibly do self portraits that are serious, sweet, or attractive! Think Hieronymus Bosch....


04-22-2011, 12:03 AM
Okay I've decided to do this, but be warned...I can't possibly do self portraits that are serious, sweet, or attractive! Think Hieronymus Bosch....


Thatīs fine for me, debs! :)Canīt wait to see your cards. Iīll add you to the list!

04-22-2011, 10:07 AM
Can i play?:)

04-22-2011, 11:06 AM
You bet! Welcome, lazyshadows!

04-22-2011, 11:31 PM
I would love to join! This sounds like fun.

04-22-2011, 11:32 PM
Sign me up please :)

04-23-2011, 06:07 PM
I am new to the site but not new to art or ATC cards...however, this will be my first trade with you ....I'm al ittle lost , other than knowing the theme!!!! Let me know where to send these, and any other info that would be helpful ...thanks...looking forward to some interesting cards!
PS....I don't even know the difference in sending this Post Quick Reply or Go Advance....think I'll try Post Quick Reply

04-23-2011, 09:01 PM
Hi lodiprincess

I always use Quick reply. There are some extra features in the other reply, but I've yet to use them.

The details for the swap are in the very first post in the thread. When your cards are ready you send a private message to the host/hostess to get her address :)

04-24-2011, 06:53 AM
Here is what i came up with... Its a CHIBI me.

04-24-2011, 06:59 AM
Great card, Scrappylicious!

Welcome all, I added you to the list! Thank you for playing!

04-24-2011, 02:04 PM
Love your cards Evelyn, they persuaded me to join too, what the heck -see what I can come up with.

04-24-2011, 02:35 PM
I am new to the site but not new to art or ATC cards...however, this will be my first trade with you ....I'm al ittle lost , other than knowing the theme!!!! Let me know where to send these, and any other info that would be helpful ...thanks...looking forward to some interesting cards!
PS....I don't even know the difference in sending this Post Quick Reply or Go Advance....think I'll try Post Quick Reply

Welcome! It might be good fr you to read the stickies on how to trade cards, and so forth. However, just make your cards, and when you are done send a private message to the Host who will provide you with her address. Just follow her shipping guidelines, that are at the beginning of the thread.

Can;t wait to see your art!

04-24-2011, 02:35 PM
Here is what i came up with... Its a CHIBI me.


04-25-2011, 12:34 PM
Myt cards are ready to post, I cant say they are a good likeness but I have done my best..:)

04-26-2011, 04:42 PM
How do I get an address for Evalila, so I can mail my cards to her? I looked on her site but did not find it there either....HELP!

04-26-2011, 05:09 PM
I am sorry, but I am going to have to withdraw from this swap.

My apologies.


04-26-2011, 06:45 PM
@ lodiprincess: I pmīd you :)

@ SunTrade: No problem, thanks for letting me know!

@ JBunny: Great cards, canīt wait to see them IRL!

04-26-2011, 10:14 PM
:)Here are my "portraits'! It's not that my art is so bad - my moods are different! lol

04-27-2011, 02:18 AM
Love your cards, Maggie!

04-27-2011, 02:22 PM
lurky mc lurkin

04-28-2011, 10:34 AM
lurky mc lurkin

Come on, you know you wanna play ;)

04-30-2011, 04:29 AM
Gerrys great cards have arrived! Thank you for the extra and the goodies! :)

04-30-2011, 11:26 AM
Here are my cards:) Wish i looked like this!He he

04-30-2011, 11:47 AM
Great cards! Thanks for sharing them with us. Canīt wait to see them IRL.

05-04-2011, 03:54 AM
Received great cards from JBunny and maggiebloom! Thank you for the extras and the goodies!

05-04-2011, 07:06 AM
Hi Evalila...I havent done a swap on ATCSFORALL.....so ..I'd like to try this one....sign me up...thank you

05-04-2011, 07:18 AM
Hi Evalila...I havent done a swap on ATCSFORALL.....so ..I'd like to try this one....sign me up...thank you

Oh great, I love your art! Thank you for playing!

Manda Makes Cards
05-04-2011, 09:16 AM
Please sign me up as well n_n

05-04-2011, 09:27 AM
Welcome Manda, to the swap and to AFA! Thank you for playing!

Manda Makes Cards
05-09-2011, 03:35 PM
Hi! sorry to do this, I have to drop out of this one. Not really feeling drawing myself right now, but thanks for adding me! :D

05-10-2011, 01:10 AM
Hmmmm... Lurking

05-10-2011, 01:11 AM
Sorry to see you go, Manda!

rubyyot, hope youīll be back!

05-10-2011, 09:23 AM
I would like to be added to the list please

05-10-2011, 09:30 AM
Great! Thank you for playing, PAMI!

05-11-2011, 01:13 AM
Welcome, StudioBlue! Thank you for playing!

05-11-2011, 01:15 AM
Voula, your wonderful cards are here! Thank you for the extra!

05-11-2011, 02:04 AM
I am glad;) It always is good to know that my cards reached their destination he he!

05-11-2011, 03:18 AM
Please add me to the fun! I've painted for many years but for some reason, I've never done a self-portrait. It seems that time is here!!

05-11-2011, 03:25 AM
Great, another player! Welcome, Dulci!

05-17-2011, 04:21 AM
Received great cards from lodiprincess and PAMI today! Thank you for playing!

05-17-2011, 09:29 AM
Ok I am in....I love self portraits. sometimes it is more about how you feel at the time then what you look like.

05-17-2011, 09:59 AM
Great, welcome rogalaca - to the swap and to AFA!

05-19-2011, 10:50 AM
ok I am ready to mail. I have the old, the dark thoughts and the flower person (can't say child anymore:no:)..

I am to new to post URL pictures here I guess; but they are in my gallery.

05-20-2011, 02:45 PM
oh, let me grab a spot before i can't !

05-21-2011, 01:29 AM
Oh great, beepsī playing too! Welcome!

05-21-2011, 07:44 PM
yes! i just picked up some watercolor pencils in new colors on clearance (50 cents each) so i think watercolor pencil portraits might be in order!

05-26-2011, 12:41 AM
Here are my completed Portraits - decided to do two serious ones and two character based.

Can i also have your Address please :)

05-26-2011, 01:07 AM
Great cards! PMīing you now...

05-26-2011, 12:36 PM
And here are mine...I had such fun with these, and each one 'caught' something of my personality in them. (one of them is me with my granddaughter).
Thanks for such a novel idea Evelyn, will send them soon.

05-26-2011, 12:40 PM
Fab cards, Joss! Canīt wait to see them IRL!

Rogalaca, your wonderful cards arrived today!

05-26-2011, 12:42 PM
rogalaca, yours are just tooo fabulous!

05-26-2011, 02:30 PM
May I be first on a waiting list please? Looks fun :)

05-26-2011, 02:35 PM
Sure, Stephanie!

05-26-2011, 02:57 PM
great cards! scrappylicious, i love your "realistic" ones - great work!

joss, the one with you and grandbaby is supersauce!!

i have to get my cards done. i'm going to challenge myself and do all realistic ones. the one that is my avatar evalila has from ATART last summer and i'm hoping to do some more with markers to hone some skills. :)

05-31-2011, 10:23 AM
evalila, i'm going to withdraw to give time for the wait listed to get cards done. i just picked up a huge project with a quick turn around and i'm not sure i'll be able to get these done to the best of my ability

05-31-2011, 10:33 AM
No problem, beeps! Thank you for letting me know. Good luck with your project :)

06-01-2011, 12:07 AM
Stephanie is now playing with us!

06-02-2011, 05:08 PM
I finished my cards! It is HARD to draw ones' self. You should see the rejects ;)


Larger images in my gallery (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?u=7556)

06-05-2011, 01:59 AM
Received fab cards from Joss yesterday! Thank you for the extra and the goodies!

06-05-2011, 04:45 PM
My self portraits I've decided to send...I draw myself a lot..in my journal..in cartoons ...comic stories...when it came to drawing myself for the self portrait swap...I couldnt draw ME !......but..these turned out ok....

06-05-2011, 11:56 PM
Love your portraits!

06-06-2011, 07:55 AM
Your portraits are great Deb....and..yeah... I had some good lookin' rejects....didnt throw em away...everyone needs a laugh now and then!!

06-07-2011, 03:34 AM
Received great cards from louisezee and Scrappylicious today! Thank you!

06-10-2011, 02:25 PM
I mailed my cards yesterday!
Here's two of them:

74511 74512

06-10-2011, 02:40 PM
Great cards, canīt wait to see them IRL!

06-14-2011, 03:44 AM
Received fab cards from Rachelmarie and zamora64socorro - thank you for the extra and the goodies!

06-14-2011, 02:48 PM
the cards in this swap are sooo awesome!! darn it i wish i had some time to play. **pouty face**

06-16-2011, 04:33 AM
Received great cards from debs913 today! Thank you for the extra!

06-24-2011, 10:16 AM
SMikell, your great cards arrived today! Thank you!

06-24-2011, 10:24 AM
Oh I am so glad my cards got there. Thanks Evalia for hosting!

06-30-2011, 09:26 AM
Okay, cards have been swapped and will go in the mail tomorrow or on Saturday! Iīll let you know when theyīre en route.

It would be nice if you posted to the thread when you received your cards, so I know they reached you safely :)

Also - donīt forget to leave RepPoints for the players you received cards from. And an iTrader for me would be nice, too;)

06-30-2011, 11:37 AM
Yeahhh its been ages since I got some swap cards back, I am looking forward to these.:jiggy:

07-01-2011, 07:30 AM
Cards are on their way :D

07-04-2011, 11:54 AM
Yahooo I am first! And I am thrilled with ALL my returns. Evalila, so glad I got one of you- our host; Greg I love the one I got of you; and Jbunny, you look so young. Cool cards, cool swap. Off to leave itrader and reps.

07-04-2011, 03:40 PM
My cards arrived today too..thanks to roqalala, Pami and zamira64soccora.
Thanks also to Evalia for this fun swap.

07-05-2011, 11:06 AM
Ooo...I can't wait until my cards swim across the pond!!! Hope your self portraits all had snorkels :)

07-05-2011, 08:31 PM
Received my cards! Thanks so much Evalila for hosting this swap!
Got awesome cards from you, smikell, and J Bunny! Thanks!!

07-06-2011, 01:45 AM
Great, cards are arriving in the USA, too! YAY!!!

07-06-2011, 07:55 AM
My cards are here,thank you Evelyn for another great swap!And thank you Lodiprincess, Louisezee and Zamora64sorocco!It was nice meeting you all;)

07-09-2011, 12:39 PM
Sorry to post late but thanks for the great swap! Received cards from debs, Joss and maggiebloom

07-12-2011, 01:35 AM
Will some of these be posted where I can see the variety of the work?

07-12-2011, 02:06 AM
Will some of these be posted where I can see the variety of the work?

I didnīt put up a cards for the swap gallery. But a lot of the cards are shown here in the thread or in the playersī galleries :)

07-12-2011, 05:23 AM
Received my returns 2day. Thanks to Evalila for hosting this fun swap, and thanks to Pami, debs913 & Maggiebloom for your cards. Have left iTrader and rep points.

07-17-2011, 04:36 AM
I received feedback from all players, so this thread can be closed. Thanks again for playing!