26 reasons why no one likes your art via @MoonApe ow.ly/kisUs; Painter travels to the wild for true adventure/subjects. Looks like a great film! ow.ly/kpQeO via @robertgenn; HBR.org: To Get Consumers to Spend More, Try Turning Up the Lights web.hbr.org/ds/042513 [...]See These Posts, TooThe First Twitter Tweekly of 2013Twitter Tweekly for February 10 2013Twi […]
Guest blogger Beth Hayden says more and more artists are jumping into the world of Pinterest every day. If you're one of them, and if you're like the new pinners I know, you'll inevitably start wondering, “How do I get more Pinterest followers?” Building a Pinterest following takes time, so you’ll need patience. These five suggestions should g […]
The second principle of no-excuse self-promotion, according to I’d Rather Be in the Studio is: "Connections are critical to your success. To succeed, you must make an effort to meet new people and to maintain relationships." But not all connections are equal. Some connections can be detrimental to your art, your emotional well-being, and your growt […]
Online connections have their place in marketing your art, but most in-person experiences can't be duplicated in the same way on a computer. I'll go one step further: certain in-person opportunities would never arise if you relied only on the Internet. Last week I was reminded of this during a 3-day Florida workshop in which I participated. [...]Se […]
I wrote about Penny Elizabeth Neal’s work a little while ago, and once Penny’s shop re-opened on Etsy, I purchased this lovely collage...Photo by sparrowsalvagePhoto by sparrowsalvageHere is the description of it from Penny:Men and Women wonder... An original paper collage 'exquisite corpse' poem, made from strips of found text from a 1940s encyclo […]
Mondays are hard, I work on the weekend, so Mondays are always hard. Doing what you love is not all roses and lilacs. Though I do love how lilacs look in this gleena boat vase on this Monday morning...
Definitely the largest order I have ever worked on, I was honored to create a unique collection for Shinsegae, an upscale department store in South Korea.The many carefully packed boxes were picked up today by a giant semi, and it was sad to see them all shrink wrapped and leaving. I know, it’s a little strange to get attached to an order, but it had been my […]