Journal

Price Hikes

Since no one is buying, by next week all my work will have a very high mark up. If you want the current prices, buy Now!

Focus on Photography

I HAVE to focus on photography since loosing my studio, and cramming all my materials into my house! The owner of the space we were occupying found someone to lease it and gave us 2 weeks to vacate! I went into Master Packer Mode. Today I covered the Great Sand Castle Contest on Carmel Beach. Look for photos on Redbubble when I have time to pick out the best.

Seasons Tidings

I hope you all have a Merry Christmas and joyful holiday season. This year is almost over. I have focused on my art and will continue to do so next year. It has been a very productive time for me. My family has been a challenge and at times all consuming but I am grateful for them. Next year I will have lots of exposure for my art. My goal is to find a gallery to represent me. Right now I have art and photographs in Arts Habit Studio Seaside California, County offices in Salinas, featured in a calendar published by The Arts Council of Monterey County (March). I plan to cut back or keep up with all my web presences. How did I ever do all this and still have time to work over 8 hours a day 5 days a week????

Art Reception Today

Arts Council for Monterey County is having a reception for artists selected to be in their 2012 Calendar. My painting Surfs Up Couple Walks was selected and will be on display at the reception held at the National Steinbeck Center, 1 Main Street, Salinas, CA from 5pm-8pm today. It is free to the public with music and refreshments to enjoy while meeting the artists and juror for the calendar. Calendars will be available for purchase to raise money for the arts in Monterey County.

Behind the Roses

Today I finally realized that I had a fantastic collection of rose photographs that I had loaded on some of my other sites but not on RedBubble. So, I made time to upload 17 of my favorites just before the site crashed. On Mother’s Day 2008 I took my camera to Seaside City Hall/Library Parking Lot. Since it was Sunday, it was mostly deserted. The roses were all in various stages of perfection, the sky was blue, sunny, beautiful day on the Monterey Peninsula. I spent a good time (in the zone time stands still) wandering among the fragrant roses choosing my favorites to share with all my mothers real or pretend. After loading them on my computer, I emailed them to every woman I thought would like them. Since then I have sold quite a few prints, and given little booklets to frie…