Creating reproduction prints and gifts using my artwork allows me to sell original cat paintings at prices that are affordable to people with average budgets. Every single customer is important to me! If you only purchase a bookmark, I appreciate that you spent a few dollars on my cat art.
I've decided to try something new with Gatsby, as I couldn't decide which color/breed to make him. I decided to list Gatsby as a CUSTOM portrait on eBay, with the auction winner deciding how Gatsby should look. :)
My idyllic world on a cloud came crashing down when my daughter matter-of-factly informed me that "teachers don't have enough time to read all of our papers, so we have a computer program that grades our essays and gives feedback."
It was profound and almost spooky how much I identified with this character in rags, face to the wind, shuffling through the snow, barefoot even! (Everyone knows I wear sandals in the snow, but I'd go barefoot if my toes wouldn't get frostbitten).
Being an artist is something you are, not something you do for a living. You can make a living as an artist, but how much art you sell should never determine your actual worth.
"I can't change the fact that my paintings don't sell. But the time will come when people will recognize that they are worth more than the value of the paints used in the picture."
The Washington County Arts Council is presenting the 2013 Community Art Show, featuring 70 pieces of juried artwork from local artists.
I am pleased to say that "Jane Seymour Cat" was accepted, and will be on display at their gallery, located at 34 South Potomac Street in Hagerstown, from December 6th ~ December 31st.
Yay! I was chosen as the Featured Tarot Artist for March 3rd. Now I wish I'd answered the rest of the questionaire! ROFL ;D
Featured Artist - Tara Fly - 78 Tarot www.seventy-eight-tarot.com I look forward to holding the finished deck in my hands; a beautiful and eclectic embodiment of each artist's individual style, yet speaking as a whole