© 2009 Tracy Borders
........well I made it for a Technique Swap in Surface Design & I traded one of mine for each of these fabulous ACEO's below.
This was made by Michelle Bonds. She used UTEE (Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel) on fabric & while the UTEE was still warm, pressed rubber stamps into & then painted it. (I've tried using UTEE many times before & have never really liked it, but I LOVE it used here!!) Thanks Michelle!!
This wonderful ACEO was made by Aynsley McKay (sorry no blog). Her daughter saves her the funky plastic bags you get from stores & Aynsley fused many sheets of these bags together & printed with a rubber stamp on top of them. I think there might be a "how to" on something like this in the last Cloth, Paper, Scissors magazine? Aynsley & I have traded many times before & I'm always excited to see what she's going to do next!! Cool colors, Aynsley, thanks for another wonderful trade!!
This precious ACEO & the beautiful envelope it came in was made by Marga Korioth. The envelope is just as wonderful as the ACEO that Marga sent me. She used untreated canvas, paper & watercolors. The colors are just gorgeous, thank you Marga!!!
This wonderful ACEO was made by Mags Roberts. Mags painted papertowels & then machine stitched it & rubbed a little Treasure Gold onto them to highlight some of the surfaces. (Love, love, love the colors!!) Thanks Mags!!!
I have a great admiration for people who can create landscapes from fabric (because I cannot) & what's even more fabulous is that Judy Alexander created beautiful landscapes on such a tiny scale. (Judy gives a full description on her blog on how she made these.) Thanks Judy!!
This soft & fuzzy ACEO was made by Jan Ziebol. Jan created this card using wool, silk & soluble bonding and stitched over that to hold everything in place & then disolved the bonding. Love the colors & the depth of the card. Jan & I have traded many times before & there's never been a disappointment! Thanks so much, Jan!!
LOVE this ACEO that was made by Debbi Baker. (I wonder if she knew that I'm a squiggle gal?) :) Debbi painted & stamped crinkled tissue paper & then machine stitched it. (She gives a better description of the techniques involved on her blog.) Thanks for the really cool ACEO, Debbi!!
The work that came from this trade was absolutely fabulous & it's nice that I've made some new artist friends from it as well. Thanks ladies!!!