I've been thinking for a while on what I want to talk about next. I have all these supplies you see, paints of all kinds, drawing things of all kinds, the computer stuff. My visual vocabulary is huge, HUGE! I can think too much (it's a gift), and as I say 'art makin' is a…Read more Pressure Cooker
OK first update on what I'm doing. I've been investigating printers (even visited one today that was having an open house). Purpose is to potentially find someone to outsource work to so I can do wholesale. Plan is to contact a few people and get some inital bids to see what I can price stuff…Read more Connection Dissection
I've been listening to lots of videos of and about George Carlin today. What I'd like to talk about is this video especially where Louis C.K. honors Carlin (skip to the 3 minute mark if you want to jump to). What interests me is the creative process that's revealed here. I've always been interested and…Read more The presence of the the other
I awoke a few mornings ago, and I knew exactly what I needed to do. Well kinda what I needed to do. Ok, more of the flavor of what I need to do for the next body of work. When I have an idea for a work, I do have a 'plan', I know the…Read more Moonlight and Red Vines
I have been posting on all fronts less as I would like. Don't tell anyone, but I don't like being 'on' in the social media sense. Not all the time anyway. I see, and have always seen even back when the internet was two colors and called Compuserve, that any message left for all to…Read more Midnight in the Garden.
So what's doing. Well I'm slowly adding original products and signed prints to my online stores. The experiment continues! Currently the etsy shop is doing better than the shopify one, probably because more people are looking at etsy. A thought has been to combine but shopify has access to lots of stuff. so I'll continue…Read more Kicking ass and taking names, and I’m all out of ass!
Once a week I take some time to educate myself more on how to market myself. Here's the thing about artists, creatives in general, and anyone who's got a talent or skill that they are trying to make a living at. The hardest part is letting people know that we exist, and communicating what we…Read more Trying to play the game (marketing art)