ACEOs (miniature art cards)

April 3, 2018



An ACEO is 2.5″ x 3″ — artwork the size of sports trading cards — otherwise known as a miniature.  I personally love the challenge of painting something that small.


Old Barn, watercolour ACEO, 2.5″ x 3″, Arches Hot Press 140 lb paper. Sold.

Have you ever done them or bought one?  I’d be interested to know!


7 Responses to “ACEOs (miniature art cards)”

  1. Yes–it’s really just an artistic way of honing in on the trading of sports cards. Although some people trade ACEOs, I believe they must be a rather rarified area. ACE inhibitors aren’t, 🙂 I am enjoying your pursuit of wild lupin!


  2. Television commercials have made me aware of ACE inhibitors but this is the first time I’ve come across any mention of ACEOs. I see that the category goes back only a couple of decades.

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  3. YES! I am sure you will like it as much as I do, Sharon. Google ACEOs to see about how to trade/sell them!

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  4. Wow, big impact on a small card, so lovely. I must give this size a try, again. Thanks for the inspiration Lance.

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  5. I hope you do, Susan–I enjoy following your lively site!


  6. I haven’t done any. Yet.

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