Category Archives: aceo

Getting back in the swing of it

I’ve had a kind of a rough year and haven’t had much time or energy to get back into painting or anything creative, really. When life issues strike, I would […]

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Pages 02/23/13

Like to see my work in progress? Come over to FaceBook and say hi! www.facebook.com/cmcouling Here are some of the things I’ve been working on for the past few weeks. […]

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Pages 10/26/11

Some recent ATCs I’ve made. Copic markers, inks and watercolor.

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Pages 10/13/11

I’ve been ignoring my blog lately. But, I’ve been working on projects the whole time. Here’s a selection of some things I’ve been doing. A couple ATCs. One was for […]

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Pages 07/03/11

I’ve been super busy with work, so not alot of time to create right now. Here are a couple ATCs I did over the past couple of weeks.

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Pages 04/26/11

Set of 5 aceos / atcs. Found these in an envelope. Guess I forgot about them. Glad I found them again.

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Pages 03/26/11

A couple of ATCs drawn with Copic markers and colored with watercolors.

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Pages 03/21/11

‘Skull Eye’ ATC.

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Pages 02/08/11

Colored versions of the black and white ACEO cards I posted a few days ago.

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Pages 2/5/11

Some black and white ATCs done over the holidays. The ‘Many Tears’ card was done after my dog Luna passed away on Christmas Eve. The rest are mostly doodles I […]

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Pages 11/26/10

A few more ATCs / ACEOs I finished. All of these were done on reclaimed / recycled card stock. Some of them have words from the advertising still on them. […]

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Pages 11/25/10

Here are a set of 9 ATC journal cards colorized and scanned. Some are done on 140lb. watercolor paper and some are done on recycled card stock I cut up.

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Pages 11/19/10

A few ATCs in black and white. Will color them in watercolor later.

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Pages 10/15/10

I went crazy and doodled a whole pile of ATCs this week. Some are done on old postcards I chopped up. Next I’ll work on coloring them with watercolors. I’ll […]

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Pages 05/29/10

4 more Copic ATC doodles just completed. I’m going to work on a line of illustrations for note cards (Celebrate, Thanks etc.) Celebrate is the first.

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Pages 05/15/10

Three more ATCs done with a Copic marker (brush end). Colorized with watercolor.

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Pages 05/05/10

4 more new ATCs done with Copic markers and watercolor.

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Pages 04/03/10

I got a couple Copic markers recently and I was playing around with the brush end of them. (The Copic markers have two ends, one soft and fluid like a […]

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Pages 01/24/10

Just listed a Day of the Dead skull ATC on eBay. This is a hand colored linoleum block print. I carved the block, printed it and then went back in […]

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Pages 08/22/08

Three various Journal Cards, finally painted with watercolors.

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Pages 07/26/08

I did a quick lino carving in ATC size last weekend. I printed these with a Staze-on ink pad, let them dry and then went back in and hand colored […]

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Pages 07/09/08

Journal cards in black and white before they are colorized with watercolors. I usually make several and then colorize them all at once.

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Pages 03/08/08

2 Visual Journal Cards. I drew these quite awhile ago, but only just got around to painting them. The card ‘Honestly’ was in reaction to a friend losing a long […]

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Pages 02/29/08

Three mixed media Artist Trading Cards. I used collage, and acrylic paints as well as colored pencils and embellishments. Images are from ArtChix Studios

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Pages 01/28/08

I recently made an ATC envelope template for a swap I am in and thought I’d post it for others to use. The sixe is 8.5X14″ (legal paper size). I […]

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