Friday, May 23, 2008

#3 Cherry - New Daily Oil Painting of Red Cherry on Yellow Background -Miniature or ACEO

This Daily Painting a Day of a luscious, but lonely red cherry on a vibrant yellow background wants to come to your house and be with you! It's very small and won't take up much room in your house - however it would look awesome framed in a really nice 5 or 6 inch wide frame.

#3 Cherry - ACEO

Oil on Masonite (1/8" thick)
2.5" x 3.5"
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ACEO means Artist Card Editions and Originals.
ATC stands for Artist Trading Card.
ATC's and ACEO's are collectible.
ATC's are the artist's substitute for sports-themed trading cards. There are two rules for ATC's: they must measure 2.5"x3.5" so they will fit in the same plastic sleeves that sports cards are kept in and they can NEVER be sold - only traded. Oops, three rules - the artist writes their name, contact information, title of the ATC and number (1/8, 2/8...) if it's part of an edition.

ATCs are called originals; sets of identical ATCs are called editions and are numbered; sets of ATCs that are based on one theme but that are different are called series.
OOAK means One Of A Kind.

That explains ATC's but what about ACEO's? Since ATC's can't be sold, only artists can trade and collect with other artist effectively cutting out non-artists who appreciate the art and would like to collect it. Therefor, ACEO's became the answer to this dilemma - they can be sold and purchased and traded freely, including everyone who wants to play and collect.

Posted by Nathalie at 5:59 PM

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