Artist Trading Card
cover with tissue paper, which is from a sewing dress pattern. Then cover with white glue again.
Lots of glue is used on these cards.
color with more paint or markers.I like to pay careful attention to the edges. I then tear the tissue off the edge of the card, I do not cut.
I outline the circles with a soft charcoal pencil and
use a highlighter to go over the charcoal to give it a halo and smudge the pencil. I added white tissue paper to one card which was just a whim.
Collage bee images are added and the charcoal
and highlighter method is again used on them.
Text is added, edges are colored with marker and
smudged while wet to blend.
I've added scribble with a sharpie fine pen around
the bees and circles doodles and some white lines with a very nice Signo pen.
That's it, that's how I usually make my cards
lots of glues and tissue paper. You can't be afraid
to get paint and glue all over your fingers and to have the tips of your fingers always stained with
The very large close up shows some of the
detail work in the card as well as that this fellow has