This summer has been particularly busy for my art business. I landed a spot in the Vail Farmers Market in the Perch tent. For the past 3 Sundays I have worked at the tent selling my watercolor sketches and pinned hearts. This has been such a fun experience meeting so many wonderful people and the Perch girls are the be...
Last Friday I had the best time in my studio with Aaron Patton! Minted had asked me to upload some professional photos to my online store with them. Wait, I don't have any professional photos! Getting my picture taken is not my favorite thing to do but Aaron made it a lot of fun!
I have had 4 pinned heart commissions this Spring. Two were Custom HeARTwork photo pieces. One was the giant LOVE that you've probably seen several times on Instagram and Facebook. But the other one you haven't really seen much of, I did put it in an Instagram story once but that was it.
A few days ago I posted to Instagram/Facebook the photo above and the following explanation of why I cut hearts. "Often times people ask me how I got started cutting and pinning paper hearts. This is a photo from my very first attempt in January 2015. I was in Colorado and flipping...
So in my last blog I told you that I have broken up with oil paints. My current love is watercolor painting. In particular, watercolor sketching. I just shipped off a bunch of paintings to my gallery in Edwards, CO the Alpine Arts Center.
I think it's best to tell you though that I have yet again broken up with oil paint. The deliciously rich and creamy medium, that comes in amazingly yummy colors, has yet again sent me into a state of frustration. Why?
Last week was a pretty monumental week for my art career. I had entered the Wichita National All-Media Exhibition earlier in the summer. They had hundreds of applicants and I was fortunately one of the 83 selected.
After spending a week in Vail I have returned with all sorts of new inspiration. Something about the fresh air and energy in the village sparks my creativity. On the drive there I listened to my favorite blog.
So one of the most important things for an artist to do is to blog! What!?! Me?!? No way!!! But, I've had a change of heart because recently I've been reading more and more about the importance of art blogging.