Reality/Imagination – A free poster and Artist Trading Card (ATC)

Free art! This is one of many Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) that you can print from my Aisling.net website.

This card has been so popular, you can also print it as a free mini-poster, about 5″ x 7″.

world of imagination atc by aisling d'art

This ATC started out in a very strange way. I was working with pictures for a study of smoke and its effects on “ghost photos.” (Ghost Hunters Guide: ‘Ecto’ and Smoke)

I wanted to see if I could “lift” the smoke from the biggest photo, and collage it onto a creepy cemetery image.

Well, while I was trying to do that, after I’d cut some of the background from the photo, it looked very artsy… which started me thinking about ATCs.

The ATC was made in three layers:

1. A photo that I took outside a Houston restaurant a couple of weeks ago,

2. The altered layer with smoke, and finally,

3. The lamp post that I’d cut from the bottom layer and added as a third, top layer to make the lamp post more prominent.

The text is in the Papyrus font, which I use often. (To download a zipped copy of the Papyrus font for PC, right-click here.)

I like this ATC so well, I made a second copy of the design that will print as a 5″ x 7″ mini-poster. (If you turn it horizontally, you can print two copies on one sheet of paper.)

To download a printable copy of the ATC, right-click here. This ATC is 2.5″ x 3.5″ (at 150 pixels/inch) since I scaled it down from the mini-poster.

To download a printable copy of the mini-poster, right-click here. It also prints at 150 dpi, and will be 5″ x 7″.

As always, I retain the copyright to this artwork. However, you can freely reproduce this for your personal use, as long as you don’t alter anything except its size.

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