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RobbyGirl
04-18-2011, 05:53 PM
Celebrating the Art of Lucia Stewart Due July 1st

Due Date: Friday July 1. 2011
Sign-up Date: Anytime as long as cards are on time
Withdraw Date: Anytime just communicate
Number of Cards: 3:3
Number of Participants: Unlimited (International Welcome)
Medium: Open (No stickers please)


This swap is celebrating the style of Lucia Stewart, her delightful birds and cats just tickle me (you are not limited to cats and birds though!) Here's a link to her work so you can check it out firsthand! http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/lucia-stewart.html Your art should be inspired by her body of work but not a direct copy, please add your own twists, styling etc. Any of her themes are welcome from her Whimsy to her Emo art! Can't wait to see what you create!

Details PLEASE READ THESE:

US Players: please send legal/business (#9) SASE
International Players: please send an addressed business size envelope and i'll cover the postage (if you have a US dollar to contribute it would be greatly appreciated, but if not I'll be more than happy to provide return postage.)

Please include the following information on everything! On the back of your return envelope too please!!:
Username on back of all cards and envelopes
Swap name on back of all cards and envelopes
I will love you forever if you also put my return address on the return envelope :)
Extra cards on theme thrill me to death but are never required!!!

Please do your absolute best work. Remember NO stickers please. Put some love into your art, take pride in what you create, it should be something you'd want in return! Please protect with sleeves.


Delightful Players:
1. RedHeartStudios
2. MainATC
3. Joss (London)
4.
5. WeatheredHalo
6.SierraLush
7.
9.Lazy Shadows (Greece)

11. SMikell
12. Melanie S
13. JAW
14. SharonPMartin
15. Starfish
16. Aime
17. Shewolf36
18. Noisy Brain

RedHeartStudio
04-19-2011, 09:25 AM
I will be the first!!! Sign me up Robin!!! :)

RobbyGirl
04-19-2011, 09:27 AM
Yay! Beth is first on the list!!

Maineatc
04-19-2011, 09:41 AM
This looks like a fun swap. Please sign me up. Thanks

RobbyGirl
04-19-2011, 11:42 AM
Welcome MainATC!

Joss
04-19-2011, 12:51 PM
I hadn't heard of her before, and I am in love now. What a delight. Please add me right now to this swap.

RobbyGirl
04-19-2011, 01:16 PM
Welcome Joss!! She's a recent discovery for me too and I just find her work enchanting!!

ruby911
04-19-2011, 03:37 PM
Oh I love Whimsical art - can I join too?

Ruby911

RobbyGirl
04-19-2011, 04:01 PM
Sure thing, Welcome Ruby!

RobbyGirl
04-19-2011, 05:41 PM
I made the kitty above yesterday, these will be my first two swap cards, the ones I used in the example above.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3883/small/1_ATC_Bird_Whimsey.jpg (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?n=221564) http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3883/small/1_ATC_Struedle.jpg (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?n=221685)

sierralush
04-19-2011, 08:32 PM
I would love to join! Are you looking for "copies" of her work, or just art inspired by her?

RobbyGirl
04-19-2011, 08:35 PM
Did you just want cats and birds or can we do any of her work. I love the emo stuff!

Anything in her style is fine!

RobbyGirl
04-19-2011, 08:36 PM
Welcome Weathered Halo and sierralush.

arlie707
04-19-2011, 10:38 PM
Her art sure brings smiles! Would love to try your swap!

RobbyGirl
04-19-2011, 11:51 PM
Welcome Arlie

lazyshadows
04-20-2011, 03:54 AM
I would love to join! Are you looking for "copies" of her work, or just art inspired by her?

I would love to join,great theme!Beautiful whimsical art!So we can try and draw anything from her themes but i have the same question as Sierralush though;)

RobbyGirl
04-20-2011, 08:49 AM
Welcome LazyShadows!

RobbyGirl
04-20-2011, 08:49 AM
I would love to join! Are you looking for "copies" of her work, or just art inspired by her?

Inspired By! In the general whimsical style of her work.

RobbyGirl
04-20-2011, 08:52 AM
Thanks for all the great questions I adjusted the header post to reflect the answers!

lazyshadows
04-20-2011, 11:33 AM
Thank you;)

TimeInMyHands
04-20-2011, 04:48 PM
I'm finally caught up enough on my commitments... (YAYYY!!!)...so please sign me up, Robbybaybeeee! :cute:
And thanks for introducing me to another wonderful artist to add to my favorites!
LOVE her fun, whimsical style!!!

RobbyGirl
04-20-2011, 04:49 PM
Yay so glad you can play TimeinMyHands!

TimeInMyHands
04-20-2011, 04:56 PM
WOW! That was quick! ;) I've wanted to join another one of your swaps for awhile!!
:jiggy: Thanks for signing me in!

sierralush
04-20-2011, 10:06 PM
I am finished with my cards already!!! They are in my gallery if anyone wants to see :)

RobbyGirl
04-20-2011, 10:19 PM
Love your cards Sierra!

jaw
04-20-2011, 10:39 PM
Lurk ... :mask: ... Lurk

SMikell
04-22-2011, 12:57 PM
Such cute critters. Sign me up. I've already got some ideas...

RobbyGirl
04-22-2011, 07:15 PM
Welcome Smikell!

TimeInMyHands
04-24-2011, 08:59 PM
Awesome cards, Sierra!

RobbyGirl
04-25-2011, 03:21 PM
Lovin that Kitty

MelanieS
04-26-2011, 10:43 AM
Love that whimsical style! I'll have to try it, please sign me up!
Sierra, your cards are awesome, love the colors too!

RobbyGirl
04-26-2011, 11:51 AM
Welcome Mel!

sierralush
04-26-2011, 12:14 PM
I am so glad that you all like my cards!

jaw
04-26-2011, 12:22 PM
Okay ... can't stand it anymore ... this is SO my style! I'm jumping in! Both feet, eyes closed ... JUMP!!!!!! :goofy:

RobbyGirl
04-26-2011, 12:37 PM
Welcome JAW A little sweet to balance the blunt!

SharonPMartin
04-26-2011, 01:00 PM
Could I join the fun?

RobbyGirl
05-03-2011, 08:34 AM
Welcome SharonP!

Sierra Lush and MaineATc your delightful cards have arrived thank you for the extras!

alanabannana
05-03-2011, 09:54 AM
Lurking.......:mask:

TimeInMyHands
05-05-2011, 11:22 PM
Great cards so far everyone! :yes: I love your birds on a wire, Robby, and the cat in the chair is pretty darn adorable too!!

starfish
05-08-2011, 01:55 PM
Adorable art! I'll play :)

RobbyGirl
05-08-2011, 04:16 PM
Welcome Starfish!

Aime
05-08-2011, 10:37 PM
Please sign me up!!!!

RobbyGirl
05-08-2011, 11:58 PM
Oh Great Welcome Aime!!

RobbyGirl
05-09-2011, 06:26 PM
Sierra Lush your most awesome cards arrived today and thank you soooo much for the delicious host card on this theme...I LOVE IT!

lazyshadows
05-11-2011, 11:23 AM
The cards are ready and will be mailed tomorrow :-) They are in my gallery if anyone wants to take a look. One extra card is for the lovely hostess,your pick!

RobbyGirl
05-17-2011, 06:56 PM
Oh those are great WH! I love the Mice especially!

Lazy Shadows, those are wonderful! Really like that Pink Polka Dot hat!

jaw
05-18-2011, 02:59 AM
weatheredhalo ~ my favorite is the mouse on the scooter!!!! OMG!! so cute!!!

lazyshadows
05-18-2011, 07:44 AM
Thank you guys,Robin do hope they will reach you soon:-)

RobbyGirl
05-25-2011, 02:14 PM
Wonderful cards received from WeatheredHalo and LazyShadows! Thank you both so much for the host card :wubclub: They are truly appreciated!

shewolf36
05-25-2011, 02:39 PM
I'll try it, if I'm not too late to sign up.

RobbyGirl
05-25-2011, 06:09 PM
Sure, welcome Shewolf 36.

Joss
05-26-2011, 12:41 PM
Here are mine, another cute swap Robbybaybee, thanks for hosting.

Aime
05-26-2011, 01:37 PM
Those are fantastic, Joss!!!!

RobbyGirl
05-26-2011, 02:58 PM
I adore them Jossie Bear!

RedHeartStudio
05-26-2011, 03:09 PM
Love them Joss!! Adorable!! :) Love love love the doggie with the shake!!

Joss
05-26-2011, 03:17 PM
aaaaw thanks everyone.

TimeInMyHands
05-27-2011, 09:26 PM
Your dog and kitty are adorable, Joss! :cute:

SharonPMartin
05-28-2011, 12:48 AM
My humble offering

RedHeartStudio
05-28-2011, 01:16 AM
oh my......love love love the bat hanging with hearts!!!!! :swoon:

Great cards Sharon!!!

RobbyGirl
05-28-2011, 10:04 AM
Sharon wonderful cards!!!

SharonPMartin
05-28-2011, 04:39 PM
Thanks Ladies.

RobbyGirl
05-31-2011, 06:25 PM
Delightful cards received from She Wolf!

TimeInMyHands
06-01-2011, 12:24 AM
OMG Sharon! :jiggy: Those are adorable!!! LOVE the little black and white dog and the cute fella' hanging from the tree limb!! Awesome eye-candy!!

Noisy Brain
06-13-2011, 09:06 PM
Here are my cards. They will go in the mail soon.

Aime
06-13-2011, 10:34 PM
Those are soooo cute, Noisy Brain!!

RobbyGirl
06-13-2011, 11:30 PM
Adorable Cards NB!

TimeInMyHands
06-13-2011, 11:57 PM
NB, those are totally adorable little critters! I love the google eyes!

MelanieS
06-14-2011, 12:47 AM
Sharon & Nosey brain, your cards make me smile! :cute::cute::cute:

RedHeartStudio
06-14-2011, 10:55 PM
Here are my Lucia Stewart cards!! I hand drew these and painted them with acrylic paint....
Robin they will go out to you tomorrow!

jaw
06-15-2011, 11:29 AM
Great cards Beth. So bright and fun! :)

TimeInMyHands
06-15-2011, 02:44 PM
LOVE the HD/HP cards, RedHeart!! They all are adorable but "Love One Another" and the "Love is..." fat cat are my FAVS! :yes:

RobbyGirl
06-15-2011, 05:26 PM
They Rock Beth!

RobbyGirl
06-15-2011, 06:01 PM
Wonderful Cards received from Sharon P thanks so much for the extra!

RobbyGirl
06-18-2011, 12:39 PM
Noisy Brain your delightful cards have arrived! Thanks so much for the extra!

RobbyGirl
06-18-2011, 06:44 PM
RedheartStudio your adorable cards came this afternoon!

RedHeartStudio
06-18-2011, 07:42 PM
yay!!! glad they made it!!! :)

jaw
06-20-2011, 11:03 PM
I'll be finishing up my cards by Thursday and get 'em jetted off to you ... almost done, just need to focus! :)

jaw
06-22-2011, 06:34 PM
Hope you like them ...
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2964/small/1_lucia_stewart_004.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2964/small/1_lucia_stewart_003.jpg
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2964/small/1_lucia_stewart_002.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2964/small/1_lucia_stewart_001.jpg

jaw
06-22-2011, 06:36 PM
are they too close to her stuff? I can redo ... just pm me and let me know ...

TimeInMyHands
06-23-2011, 12:42 AM
Those are too cute, jaw! :yes:

RobbyGirl
06-23-2011, 12:48 PM
They're wonderful Jaw!

jaw
06-23-2011, 01:10 PM
Awesome! Thanks! I'll seal the envelope and go drop it off now! :jiggy:

Aime
06-24-2011, 01:21 PM
Here are mine. They went out in todays mail.

RobbyGirl
06-24-2011, 04:54 PM
Wonderful Cards Amy, the Ballerina Mouse is awesome and the worm spy is Priceless!

jaw
06-24-2011, 07:06 PM
Oh Aime! Love that bird & worm! So cute!

TimeInMyHands
06-25-2011, 12:43 AM
Ohhh Aime! :jiggy: I do LOVE your big pink bird and purple worm! Everyone is making such awesome cards! I want them ALL!! :D (LOL)

Robby...how's the youngin' doing? Hope he's found somethings to keep busy with!

lazyshadows
06-25-2011, 08:36 AM
Aime great cards!!

RobbyGirl
06-25-2011, 12:54 PM
Starfish your delightful cards have arrived!

RobbyGirl
06-29-2011, 01:20 AM
Wonderful cards have arrived from JAW, Aime and Smikell!

jaw
06-29-2011, 10:37 PM
Yippee they are there!! :jiggy: AND it's almost time to swap 'em!!!

RobbyGirl
06-29-2011, 10:44 PM
Mel your cards have arrived :)

TimeInMyHands
07-01-2011, 01:02 AM
I don't know what I was thinking, but with the due date being tomorrow I will need to withdraw from the swap.
I'm so sorry Robby! I hope I didn't cause too much confusion!

RobbyGirl
07-01-2011, 03:29 AM
No problem TIMH, thanks for letting me know.

jaw
07-01-2011, 03:39 AM
oooooo .... it's July 1st!!! yippee!!! :)

TimeInMyHands
07-01-2011, 01:38 PM
No problem TIMH, thanks for letting me know.

Thanks Robby!

MelanieS
07-03-2011, 03:54 PM
Mel your cards have arrived :)
Whew! Great!

Here is what I made:
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/9642/small/1_img067-3.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/9642/small/1_img067.jpg
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/9642/small/1_img067-1.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/9642/small/1_img067-2.jpg

Aime
07-03-2011, 10:01 PM
MelanieS, I love love love your cards!!!!!!

Noisy Brain
07-03-2011, 10:09 PM
I like your cards, MelanieS. What did you use to create them?

RedHeartStudio
07-04-2011, 06:46 PM
Great cards Melanie!!!

RobbyGirl
07-05-2011, 11:27 AM
Swapping out cards today..Whooo Hooo so much wonderful Whimsy!

RedHeartStudio
07-05-2011, 08:35 PM
Yay!!! Can't wait to see my returns!!! :)

RobbyGirl
07-07-2011, 12:08 AM
Fabulous cards are all swapped and ready to go into the post first thing in the morning! You guys rocked this swap!!! Please, Please remember Rep for the artist and Itrader for me! You all should have itrader from me, if I accidentally missed you, PM me and I'll get right on it!

SMikell
07-11-2011, 06:05 PM
Received some great cards in the mail today!

RedHeartStudio
07-11-2011, 11:19 PM
I received my wonderful Lucia Stewart cards today!!!! Thanks so much Robin for a great swap and yet another challenging one for me.....love stepping out of my comfort zone!!
Thanks to Joss, MelanieS, and Sierralush ~ they are all Fantabulos!! I love them all!!!

All itrader and rep points have been given!!! :)

MelanieS
07-12-2011, 10:41 PM
:jiggy:I got my cards too! Awesome whisical cards from lazyshadows, Sharon P Martin, and Aime!
Thank you Robin for hosting such a fun swap!:D

MelanieS
07-12-2011, 10:43 PM
I like your cards, MelanieS. What did you use to create them?

Sorry for not answering sooner....I used black sharpie, copic markers, and signo white pen. :)

lazyshadows
07-13-2011, 09:03 AM
Received super cards from Aime,Sierralush and Starfish today!Thank you RobbyGirl,for a great swap:)

starfish
07-13-2011, 12:46 PM
Lovely cards! Thanks to MaineATC, Weathered Halo, Smikell and RobbyGirl :)

jaw
07-14-2011, 11:13 AM
I received fabulous cards from:
SMikell = "scraps"
SharonPMartin = "Gabriella"
Sierralush = "Cat & Moon"

I Love them All!!!!
Thanks so much for getting me to step outside the box RobbyGirl!! Great swap!! :wub:

SharonPMartin
07-16-2011, 05:27 PM
I received three cutie-pies from Joss, Noisy Brain, and Shewolf 36. Fun swap Robin.

Joss
07-24-2011, 11:37 AM
Grrrrreat hosting as always Robby. Love all my returns Rocks go to: Maineatc,jaw, Aime.