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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

What's on Your Workdesk Wednesday: ATCs to Trade


My "Filipina in Terno" series is almost done!  I've had so much fun "designing their dresses" and I think I got carried away with some of them.  But then, I remembered a lesson I had about traditional Filipino art, which is often characterized by "horror vacui," meaning "filling the entire surface of a space or an artwork with detail."  

Just take a look at the Filipino Jeepney (public transportation in the Philippines). Some of them are so full of details...

photo by:Trishhhh
Perfect!  My ATCs are so Filipino then!  I am planning to trade them with my followers and blog friends and I will also trade some at ATCs for All.  Let me know if you are interested to trade for them and I will see if I have enough (otherwise, I will use the random number generator to pick who I will trade with).


And look at the lovely ATC I got from Helen!  It was made specially for the WOYWW anniversary swap.  Thank you so much, Helen!


And because I am a proud mommy, let me invite you to drop by my daughter's "store."  Here is one of her designs...


Pretty, isn't it?

What's on your workdesk?  Join in the fun and show us your desk!

54 blog hugs:

martinealison said...

Une charmante publication... Vos portraits sont ravissants, gracieux et raffinés.
J'ai beaucoup aimé emprunter les Jeepneys philippins malgré tout ce qu'on m'avait dit à ce propos!...

Vraiment aussi adorable que cette petite carte offerte par Helen.

Bravo aussi à votre fille qui a beaucoup de talent!...

Gros bisous.

Danielle said...

I love your collection of ATC's. The ladies all came out beautifully. They look so good all lined up. dani31

Nora CG said...

I would love to be able to trade with you if I can!!! They are gorgeous as usual.
Have a great day!!
Nora

Lisa Richards said...

I just love the colorful Jeepneys, and your ATC's are gorgeous!
Have a great WOYWW!
Lisa
#45

Neet said...

I would love to be able to trade with you but I guess it will have to be a pot luck picker as I know so many will want to do this. Your reputation goes before you you know.
Thanks for the photo of the bus - amazing isn't it - what fun.
Proud mom you ought to be, how lovely to have a daughter interested in art as well.
Thanks so much for sharing - Hugs, Neet #21 - xx

scrappystickyinkymess said...

Love the ATCs, and yes, your daughter's work is lovely. Thanks for sharing that. Have a happy WOYWW. WOWEE!

:)

Mary Anne (1)

Maria Ontiveros said...

I would love to trade with you, as well! Please put my name in the draw.
Rinda

Helen said...

Your atc's are gorgeous, and I am so glad mine arrived!! Have a creative week... love, Helen, 26

craftymonki.com said...

Lovely ATC's

Zoe #54

CraftygasheadZo said...

Gorgeous work as always. Take care, enjoy this week's snooping extravaganza! Zo xx 74

Lynn Holland said...

Such beautiful work can only come from a good heart
Lynn & The Doodly Birds (76)

Doda Smith said...

I'd love to trade one with you. Let me know if you are interested. xx

BJ said...

Peggy your ATCs are FANTASTIC, can you pop me in the hat for one if you have any spare. Thanks for stopping by BJ#4

Hazel said...

Love your ATCs and the one you received. Hope you have a good week. Hazel, WOYWW #27 x

Eliza said...

Your ATC's are amazing what a tallent you have. Your daughters work is awesome, I popped by to have a look and you should be jumping for joy and so proud.

Thanks for sharing and have a lovely crafting week.

Eliza

dawn said...

WOW, your ATC cards are gorgeous. I love seeing them all together like this, so hard to pick a favorite so I will just LOVE THEM ALL!!

What a fun card that you recieved also.

I can see where your daughter gets her talent, how sweet to have this common with her. LOVELY JOB!!

Thanks for sharing.

butlersabroad said...

Lovely post Peggy, love all the colour. That bus is something else, lol! So we now all know that you craft in your bedroom, but needs must! Have a wonderful week.

Hugs
Brenda 5

LiliansArt said...

lovely atc/s.. i just finished up my first ever atc. but i am not uploading it yet until the recipient recieves them!! and i havent been back to PI since i was 7! i cant believe the jeepnees lol!!

Gina Sismilich said...

Peggy - those ATC's are fabulous - I am inspired to make some "tiny art" of my own!

Jingle said...

Your ATC's are absolutely fabulous! Love them!

Susan ~ Killam Creative said...

A lovely ATC series and all your swappers will be so lucky!

Cheers,
Susan #126

sandee said...

Your ATC cards turned out beautiful, very Phillipene looking! That bus was great too, can you imagine painting it! What fun! waving the #49 from the hills of North Carolina :)

kissinia said...

Stunning collection of ATC! And say hi to your talented daughter too :) Happy WOYWW and have a great week! kissinia

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I love that bus! So colorful and cheerful. I love the look of what I've called 'cluttered art' but now I see it has an official name 'horror vacui.' I think the Mexicans have a similar theory when it comes to art. I love your Filipino ladies, with all the details. I'll bet they were so much fun to make. I would love to swap ATCs with you if you have spares. Judy #135

fairy thoughts said...

yoiur ladies are gorgeous all so different but also so similar and that isn't easy to do.
I would love to trade but am not already a follower, I have now followed you but dont put mer in the draw if you donr have enough
janet #11

trisha too said...

Beautiful, Peggy!

Thank you for commenting on my daughter's pages last week, and Happy WOYWW to you!
:)
trisha too
#140

Tammie Lee said...

it must be amazing to see all those little treasures you have made, impressive and lovely.

My name is Cindy said...

These Filipina ATCS just get better and better!! Pick me, pick me!! I would love to trade. Thanks for visiting and joining in my giveaway. Cindy #14

Berni Cuttino said...

Beautiful. Thanks for the sweet comments. Hugs

Spyder said...

oh yes, fantastic to have a little bit of your art would be lovely!! Fabulous!!
Waiting on the tall men with long arms to do my windows this morning, luckily I've set up in another room so can at least woyww hop!!
HaPpY WoYwW ((Lyn)) #32

Bridget Larsen said...

wow I love your jeepney, very arty indeed. Gorgeous ATCs you have made
Bridget #27

Judys Fabrications said...

These ATC's a cute.I know a few Phillipino people, and they are so lovely.
Judy 82

Di said...

Fantastic ATCs there! And the jeepney is amazing! Belated Happy WOYWW. Di xx

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

I love to learn about art, so I found your post about Philipino art fascinating. I love your ATC's, especially the lady with the red and green dress and the red flower on her head. If still available, I am interested in trading. Blessings!

Beedeebabee said...

Hi Peggy! How beautiful your group of ATC's are! Such sweet girlies in their splendid dress! I cherish the one I have from a couple of years ago. Helen's is wonderful also.... I popped into your daughter's shop. I see talent runs in the family! xo Paulette :)

mark gould said...

Happy woyww, those atc's came out fab. happy crafting, mark

Bernice said...

What a great collection of ATCs - beautiful colours!
Bernice

Julia Dunnit said...

I see your skills are handed down to the next generation, how proud you should be, Marvellous. THank you for my lovely ATC, it arrived in yesterday's post and was a lovely surprise...it's quite quite lovely.

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi there Patsy, how beautiful are those Filippino ladies truly great works of art Patsy if you have one to spare I am interested indeed and popped over to your daughters site it is incredible as Julia said your talents are passed on you are deservedly proud of her. Thanks so much for popping over and thanks for sharing ~ happy WOYWW! Shaz in Oz. x #50

Redanne said...

Hi Peggy, I love the photo of the Jeepney, it is fabulous and so colourful - wonderful. Your ATCs are beautiful too. Your Daughter's card is gorgeous, you have passed your talent on well. Thank you for visiting and commenting on my blog, much appreciated. Anne xx

505whimsygirl said...

Hi Peggy,

I love the photos of the bus! I bought a very colorful sticker for my brand new car and am debating about putting it on!

Your ATCs are beautiful. If you do have extra, put my name in the hat for a swap. Since Mr. Mojo was gone I went on a shop-about yesterday and actually bought a few things that I wouldn't normally. We'll see what happens.

Your daughters art is great! I love that card.

Thank you for visiting me already!

Hugs,
Kay #34

Shoshi said...

Peggy, your art work is so stunning - just been looking at your latest album page with the beautiful passage from Luke 2 and how you interpreted it... just lovely.

I would absolutely love to swap ATCs with you - I would soooo treasure an original art work by our own Peggy!! I am swapping with several from WOYWW and they have already sent theirs but I am sooo behind what with being so poorly recently, but thank the Lord, I am feeling much better today and trying to get on top of things again. My first task is to deal with my massive backlog of blog comments!

Love the Filipino jeepny!! Definitely a "horror vacui" there lol! Do you know the work of the knitter and stitcher Kaffe Fassett? He always fills every space with pattern too - simply gorgeous.

Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog. My batteries are definitely more charged again now after taking time out to rest.

Happy belated WOYWW,
Shoshi #15

Darnell J Knauss said...

Hi Peggy,

Your work is so wonderful and I see your daughter has inherited the artistic gene! Very nice! Thanks for coming by to visit me; glad you enjoyed the twinks' notes! Have a great week! Darnell #55

Neesie said...

I'm so late visiting this week, sorry.
You're ATC's are great and I love that Jeepney! I would love the trams here in Melbourne to be decorated like that...it would be fantastic!
You must be so proud of your daughter...she's definitely got your talent!
Happy Belated WOYWW ~ Neesie #39

kay said...

your atcs are mini art pieces :)
thanks for visiting me
kay#65

Diana Taylor said...

Those ATC's are gorgeous, and I love that Jeepney - it's so bright and cheerful you just couldn't be miserable on your way to work on a Monday morning could you!!!

Mary Pat Siehl said...

oh wow your atc cards are so pretty!
mary pat
#112

Morti said...

I have an ATC going begging, Peggy, and I would LOVE to swap with you! Please let me have your address and I'll email you mine... Your ATCs are delightful.

I didn't realise there was actually a name for the artform that is Filipino Fill it Up as my family call it - how lovely! Now I can re-educate them...Hehehe

Thanks for stopping by.

Barb King said...

Love those ATC's, I would love to trade one with you, let me know if you have enought. That bus is so colorful! Thanks for sharing that, and stopping in at my blog. I didn't get around much this week, my hysband and I are trying to have a "summer of fun", so we've been white water rafting, overnight at the beach and to a James Taylor concert all in a week! Barb

Becky said...

They look so beautiful all finished!

Laura said...

Hi, Peggy, thanks for popping over and visiting my blog. I always enjoy scrolling through your recent posts to see your paintings/art journal pages. Happiest of WOYWWs to you, from Laura #122

Lavinia said...

Hello Peggy! What beautiful ATC's you have made, your so talented & have a truly beautiful style, very feminine very serene & sacred, Wonderful! Hope you have a blessed week!
Lavinia
x

pamplamoussejuice said...

Thanks for the blog visit Peggy- you have a great blog-see ya tomorrow for WOYWW!

Ohhh Snap said...

Beautiful ATCS you made and received! Your daughter's work is stunning. The spinster/sheep connection goes back to the time when spinning was an occupation (fiber into yarn. Many spinsters today call themselves spinners, but I'm old-fashioned lol.

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