Sherbrooke, Canada

Canadian visual artist of Romanian origin. Blog:http://ivdanu.worpress.com/ and http://tinyurl.com/3qxro7k.

Don't Worry, Be Happy!

New things enter our live almost every day. For me, recently, there is an evolution which is, at the same time, exhilarating and… well, yes, humbling…

It started with me, joining Fine Art America (at the good advice of my generous and very talented friend from Spain, Miki de Godaboom) and more recently, Redbuble.com. Two web sites for artists all over the world, where you can expose and, if you find a buyer, sell your art as a print, canvas, post card etc.

Didn’t sell much, until now… Just a photograph ! (no less! see bellow) but that’s not the point.

Mannequins in Draculas City

Selling, important, is not the main thing: getting in contact with the art of other’s, learning a trick or two, interacting with fellow artists (too many to mention all: but I have to mention Jolante Hesse from South Africa, a wonderful portrayer and not only, who dazzled me with her talent, just like Miki and so many, many others… I even met some countryman of mine, Romanians…

It’s very stimulating. It’s good. It’s wonderful. And even if I’m not an unconditional fan of James Stewart and the of the Christmas Spirit thing (most of which is, in my humble opinion, marketing and wishful thinking; of course, I have myself my not-dirty, little Christmas secret memories… the smell of fire tree, my parents and especially my mother and my grandfather voices singing Christmas carols…) I can fraternize with it. And there are so many excellent artists there, on fine Art America and on Redbubble that it’s humbling in a good sense: it gives me the stimulation, the emulation, the impulse to go further, to perfectionnate myself… I certainly hope I’ll do just that, in 2012.

And may this (hopefully ) funny Christmas Angel be a good omen for you (and me, why not) in the next year! (among my new year resolution is also to write more often here, on my blog, to record my modest evolution and discoveries…



Christmas Angel

I really think, at this moment, that happiness is possible , almost in any situation. Because it is a question of perception and attitude and not one of circumstances. Just listen to Bobby McFerrin’s song (more, more profound than it sounds at first…) as I do often, and do what you are passionate about…

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