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Journal

Sale!! - "Sheep on the dike"

What a surprise and how exciting this morning, to find a message from Redbubble that somebody bought my work Sheep on the dike , as a greeting card.

Thank you so much to the unknown buyer! I am so happy and grateful that you enjoy and support my work.
May the image bring you the peace and tranquillity that is expressed in the image!

Happy Holidays to you all!

Steppeland

Sale!: Playful... - children of the world...

I was so excited yesterday to learn that I sold a card of my work Playful

It’s such a dear image to me, because the encounter with these children from Hosanna, Ethiopia, now many years ago, has left a lasting impression with me.
They must all be grown -up by now and have families of their own (if they were given to live…) , and when I look at this image, I wish them well…

And so I do to the kind person who bought this card. Thank you for supporting my work.
Happy holidays for you and yours!

Steppeland

Variations: Dressed in ice crystals // Getooid in ijskristallen

Variations – Variaties
NOTE: Voor Nederlandse beschrijving even naar beneden scrollen
(For Dutch description, please scroll down)



Dressed in ice crystals – Merry Christmas
by steppeland


ENG
Customizable text

“Happy Holidays!” / “Prettige Feestdagen” / …
“Merry Christmas!” / “Prettige Kerstdagen” / …
“Happy New Year!” / “Gelukkig Nieuwjaar” / …
any personal wish …: “…”

Text can be adapted to your own wishes, in any language (Latin script) – Just send me a bubble mail or email and I’ll customise it for you :)


NL
Aangepaste tekst – Persoonlijk maken:

“Happy Holidays!” / “Prettige Feestdagen” / …
“Merry Christmas!” / “Prettige Kerstdagen” / …
“Happy New Year!” / “Gelukkig Nieuwjaar” / …
andere persoonlijke wens …: “-”…

Art and Crafts Market at Gaasperdam (Nov. 13, 2010)

Art and Crafts Market at Gaasperdam (Nov. 13, 2010)
(Amsterdam SouthEast, the Netherlands

As I was making my journal of this months activities overview, I thought it might be a good idea of making a short photo-journal about the Art- and Crafts market 2010 in Gaasperdam, (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

It’s a yearly event where local artists meet, and are able to show, and maybe sell, some of their artwork.
And although the sales usually aren’t all that big, it’s a nice happening because of the ambiance and the social contacts.

I myself was very happy to be able to sell two of my calendars (in their Dutch-titled version) :


Flowers all year round and Mysterious Mushrooms

and a framed print (A4 format) of


Dewed Poem

I also was able to make a series of photo’s on locati…

A month in a nutshell - November 2010 Overview

Overview of a month’s RB activity

Again November has been a very active and rewarding month for me on Redbubble.
I also spent a nice day on the Art- and Crafts Market in Gaasperdam, on Nov. 13, 2010 – I will spend a separate journal on that.
Thank you everyone for your continued support, votes, visits of my gallery, faves and kind comments.
And a BIG Thank You too to the hosts of the various groups, for featuring my work, and for organizing all those marvellous challenges!

Enjoy my this months overview! :)

Steppeland

Challenge Winner, and my top favourite work in November

I am very happy and grateful for all the attention “Filtering through” received this month:

Filtering through
by steppeland

It became one of the 5 ! challenge winners in Snow is falling – W

Variations - Wine and grapes // Wijn en druiven

Variations – Variaties
NOTE: Voor Nederlandse beschrijving even naar beneden scrollen
(For Dutch description, please scroll down)



Wine and grapes
by steppeland


ENG
Customizable text

“Happy Birthday!” / “Gelukkige Verjaardag” / “Bonne Aniversaire”
“Congratulations” / “Gefeliciteerd” / “Glückwünsche”
“La Bonne Vie” / “Cheers!” / “Kom jij ook?”
any personal wish …

Text can be adapted to your own wishes, in any language (Latin script) – Just send me a bubble mail or email and I’ll customise it for you :)


NL
Aangepaste tekst – Persoonlijk maken:

“Happy Birthday!” / “Gelukkige Verjaardag” / “Bonne Aniversaire”
“Congratulat

Steppeland Thematic Catalogue


Thematic catalogue of my work


Welcome to view my work!
You can either search my portfolio by using your own tag-words, or by using the thematic links underneath.


I – HOW TO use your own tags – 2 simple steps:


In order to search my work using your own specific keywords (tags) :
Step 1 Copy and paste the following address in the address bar or follow the link ( Note: you will get a ‘page not found’ message first! ) :

www.redbubble.com/people/steppeland/art/everything/tags/

Step 2 Add your own keywords or tags behind the last / in de address bar.
You can use more than one keyword, divided by a +
Examples:
LINK + “landscapes+autumn” = Landscapes Autumn

LINK + “flowers+blue” = Flowers blue

If you don’t find much the first time, while it…

SALE... last few days!

And for anyone who still might be interested, just a small reminder that the SALE is still on till the 14th of November!

Make sure to use the special code as you check out from the shop to receive 15% reduction on all of my cards, prints and calendars!

Copy and paste:

steppeland_is_on_sale_1974

Happy Shopping!

Steppeland


Again November has been a very active and rewarding month for me on Redbubble. Thank you everyone for your continued support, votes, visits of my gallery, faves and kind comments.
And a BIG Thank You too to the hosts of the various groups, for featuring my work, and for organizing all those marvellous challenges!

Enjoy my this months overview! :)

Steppeland

Challenge Winner, and my top favourite work in November

I am very happy and grateful for all the attention “…

Sold two cards today!

It was such a great surprise this morning to find a note that I sold two cards today!


Reaching far – Holidays greeting card
and

Dancing for Joy

How wonderful!
Thank you so much, to my friend Bubbleblue , who is a great flower-photographer herself, for the purchase of these cards. You made my day, Joy! Have a great one yourself, and enjoy the cards!

Steppeland


Original separate journal: Nov. 4, 2010 :

Special SALE code for you!!
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Till the 14th of November, you can order all of my cards, prints and calendars with 15% reduction, by using the following code as you check out from the shop:
Copy and paste:

steppeland_is_on_sale_1974

Happy Shopping!_

Steppeland


DRAFT-page

DRAFT 1

A month in a nutshell – March 2011 Overview

Overview of a month’s RB activity, features, top10 placements and wins

Yes, I know, I’m very late this time with my monthly overview for March – I’m sorry. Having just started a part time job additional to my gradually fuller daily program, and getting the flue right on top of it, brought my energy in the scarce free time back to a very low minimum, and made it hard to keep up with the daily routine jobs on Redbubble, let alone for the extra’s like making overviews etc. …
However, I’m very happy that I now finally can present to you an overview of yet another great month of Redbubble activity, with a lot of nice and exciting things happening.


Redbubble Homepage feature


One of the most ex…

A month in a nutshell - October 2010 Overview

Overview of a month’s RB activity

Once again, a great number of my works received the honour of being featured in a group, or receiving a top10 placement in one of the challenges. Due to the change in tagging system, I may have lost track of some of my featured images, this months, but with some extra effort, I think I managed to trace back most of them.
One of my works even became a (threefold-tie) challenge winner!
It is always a thrill and a great joy to have one of my works picked out , and I really want to thank each and every one of the hosts of the many groups here on Redbubble, who offer their time and skills to promote and encourage their member’s art. Your enthusiasm and commitment are really appreciated !
Also big thanks to everyone who voted for my work in the chal…

PROMOTION: Calendars by my friends-artists

PROMOTIE: Kalenders door mijn vrienden-artiesten

Voor Nederlandse tekst een beetje naar beneden scrollen aub :)


This week on Redbubble (Oct. 7 – 14, 2010) :
FABULOUS BULK DISCOUNT on CALENDARS
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Info: An ‘up to 25% off Calendars’ extravaganza

Maybe a good time to view some great calendars of some of my friends, and do some early shopping for the coming holidays. They definitely make fantastic and unique and personalised presents, and the ones who receive them will enjoy the beautiful art, a year long!

So have a look and… Happy shopping!

Steppeland

(Please scroll down for the previews and links! :) )


Deze week op Redbubble (7 – 14 oktober 2010) :
FANTASTISCHE BULK KORTING op KALENDERS
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Info: An ‘up to 25% off Calendars’ extravaganza

Misschien h…

Do you want me to promote YOUR calendars on FACEBOOK ?

This week (Oct 7-14, 2010) Redbubble offers a great discount on BULK reduction on calendars.

I will try to promote my own calendars a few times on my Facebook account, and am thinking of promoting some of my friend’s work at the same time.

Would you like me to promote one or more of your calendars on Facebook too?

Please post up to three linked preview images (calendar front page – small size) and also the link to your calendar-gallery, underneath this journal.
I’ll make a second journal with an overview of my friends calendars, and add the link to that journal on Facebook, and possibly a few other social media.

So what you do is post a message underneath this journal with:
a linked thumb like this:
and a link to your gallery like this: http://www.redbubble.com/people/s

My Calendars - overview... SALES! this week only, on Redbubble!

Calendars 2011 – Overview
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Fabulous BULK DISCOUNT for calendars – this week on Redbubble!
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Here is an overview of my calendars:

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Primates – “Let’s go see the monkeys” / Primaten “Aapjes kijken”
A selection of my best primates images, all made in various zoo’s in the Netherlands and Belgium:


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Nature, all year round
A selection of landscape and scenery images from the Netherlands, coloured by the seasons and the (morning-) light … :)


Nature all year round

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De Riethoek ~ The Reed Corner (English and Dutch description)
The Reed Corner (de Riethoek) is a small nature area in Amsterdam South-East, with wooded banks, bushy area’s, wetlands and swamps – paradise for birds and small animals.
All the photographs in this calender are made in, or in the immediate surroundings of

"Let's go see the monkeys" / "Aapjes kijken" - calendar

My new calendar "Primates – ’Let’s go see the monkeys’ ":http://www.redbubble.com/people/steppeland/cale... is up!
In an English and a Dutch version (Dutch titel-page and description only – names of months and days still in English ;) ) "Primaten – ‘Aapjes kijken’ ":http://www.redbubble.com/people/steppeland/cale...


It was real fun to collect all these pics fom a large collection of zoo photographs, made mainly in 3 different zoo’s in the Netherlands and Belgium:
Artis Amsterdam Zoo, the Netherlands
Ouwehands Dierenpark, Rhenen, the Netherlands and
Planckendael zoo, Mechelen, Belgium

And just in time for the BIG SALE of calendars, thi…

A month in a nutshell - September 2010 Overview

Overview of a month’s RB activity

September has been a very active, fruitful month…!
Not less than 27 of my works received a feature in one or more of my groups, and/or a top10 placement in one of the challenges I participated in.
Every feature, every top10 placement is a joy and an encouragement, and adds to my pleasure of photographing and working on my images, and to try and improve my art.
Thank you so much to all of my friends and watchers for the continued support, it means so much!

Thank you especially to the hosts of the following groups that featured one or more of my works this month. You all are doing such a marvellous job in keeping those groups active and vibrant. It’s so much appreciated! :

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Bulk TAGS-editing tool

This bulk editing tool helps for editing tag-words for 50 works at a time. The link was sent to me by Redbubble via email a week or so ago, but through Richard G Witham’s journal about it, I learned that not everybody received that email. So in case any of my friends or watchers would like to check and try it out…:

here’s the link: Bulk TAG-editing tool

Pass it on! :)

Steppeland

hmm... strange... about tags and groups

I’ve been editing tags of some of my works today, and, while I didn’t even open the “add to groups” list, some of these works were automatically added once again to some of my groups… Sometimes to the right groups, and sometimes to groups where the works do not belong, or where I had reached my daily limit already… Sorry, group-hosts, I really couldn’t help this!

Anybody else who had similar problems while editing tags? And is there anyone who knows what causes this, or what to do to avoid it?
If so, please let me know!

Steppeland

A month in a nutshell - August 2010 Overview

Overview of a month’s RB activity, Sales, Features & Top10 placements

Online Sales
This month again, I was happily surprised by the sale of one of my cards:

Lady’s Mantle – bejeweled
Thank you so much to the unknown buyer – I hope it may bring some beauty and comfort in your life, and in the life of the one you may send it to :)

Features and top10 placements in August 2010
Also, I was honoured once again by having some of my works featured in a group, and having some of my pics chosen in the top10 with several challenges.
I am very grateful to the hosts of these marvellous groups, and to all those who voted for one of my images. Each of these features and signs of appreciation is so much appreciated! :)

I especially also want to thank all my friends and visitors …

Solo Exhibitions - Receptions Featured Shows are on NOW !

Gallery-hop three Solo shows, August 16 – 22, 2010…

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DRAFT – please ignore

Thank you so much to the hosts of the groups that featured one or more of my works this month:


!http://ih0.redbubble.net/work.5487725.3.flat,60... !:http://www.redbubble.com/groups/alphabet-soup

Challenge winner

Pink Abundance
Challenge winner in Rhoddie Challenge – Rhododendrons group (Sept. 25, 2010)

Features and top10 placements


Silent tree in misty land
Featured in Cee’s artsy friends (Sept 21 , 2010)


Yes, I love real milk!
Featured in The Dutch Connection (Sept 26, 2010)
Featured in The human condition (Sept 27, 2010)


Nostalgic blues
Featured in Waterlily, Lotus and Hydrangea Flowers (Sept 22 , 2010)


Photographers, lifesaver ring and crew on the IJmui

Retrospect 2... Features and top10 and more - July 2010

See also: Retrospect 1… Features and top10 placements June 2010

I am very happy and grateful too for all the features, top10 placements, and even 2 challenge wins in July too!
And on top of that, I was surprised by an online SALE of one of my flower cards by an unknown buyer … THANK YOU so much for purchasing my work – Hope you enjoy!

Thank you all, enjoy the overview ;)

Steppeland

Online Sales

Sold 2010-07-29

Challenge Winners


Hidden orange beauty
This cover-image (and the calendar) were challenge winner in Fungi Calendar – Fungilicious (July 25, 2010)


Oaks Lane
by steppeland

This photo won second place in Flat roads- Which Way , with the same number of votes as the first place winner – it’s a tie! :)
(July 6, 2010)

Featured works and Top10 placements

Retrospect 1... Features and top10 placements June 2010

Well, yes, I know I am late, and I have really been asking myself whether it was worth putting so much time in making an overview of all the features and top10 placements of 2 months back…
But then, each of these features, each of these challenges, each of these marvellous groups, each of the people who voted, or faved, or commented on my work… you all have given me so much recognition and real pleasure and joy!
So, YES! – that definitely is worth looking back on… It helps me to see more of what my own work may mean to others, and it makes me so grateful and happy for all the support and friendship I am receiving here on Redbubble… THAT is the greatest motivation to continue trying to improve my work and to share my best images with you all!

THANK YOU VERY MU…

A Challenge Win >>> Fungi Calendar!

Ooooh, WOW! A challenge win!!

I know… I am very bad lately in keeping trace of all the Top10 placements and features by the many groups I participate in – and although I truly do appreciate each and every feature and recognition of my work – I seldom succeed in listing them all.

But this time, a challenge win … of one of my CALENDARS! – Awesome!
Here it is:
My Fungi calendar: ’Mysterious Mushrooms ’

Thank you so much to the Fungilicious group for being such an inspiring and dynamic group, and for organizing the Fungi calendar challenge (go have a look, there were more gorgeous entries!) ! It’s a joy to be a member!
Big thanks also to all who voted! I appreciate your support so much!

Happy continuation of your weekend to all – this …

Waterlilies in variations - feedback needed :)

For the upcoming challenge Special effects by “Water lily, Lotus and Hydrangea Flowers” group, I’ve been experimenting with several filters and treatments in Lightroom and Photoshop, using one of my own photo’s Listening yellow hearts
, as the original image .

It was a lot of fun doing this, and I am quite pleased with the results. However, I find it rather hard to choose which one to enter for the challenge now… And since this experimenting is rather new to me, I really would appreciate if a few more people could comment on one or more of the different works… Please feel free to let me know what you like or don’t like, what you would do different, what impression or associations you get when looking at them… Anything that can help me to i…

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