I thought I’d work on my facebook profile…but I don’t have any friends. A result of living the reclusive artist’s life, i guess…
If any of my friends out there would like to have me as their friend on facebook:
I thought I would try offering a few of the little oil pastel paintings I have been working on Etsy. It’s a great website that for buying and selling handmade things. In addition to the usual detailed photos, I wanted the buyer to get a sense of scale…and a glimpse of how messy I keep my desk!
Just wanted everyone to know in case you are interested.
I have been painting very small oil pastel paintings. Having to cover a very small surface, I am able to work quickly. This exercise has allowed me to visualize my idea before I commit to a large, time comsuming painting. These exercises also give me small original paintings to offer for sale at hard-to-resist prices.
Please feel free to comment on which ones you think “work” and don’t.
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Now that I am out of school, and must use my art to pay bills, I am getting serious about making art my daily grind. I am going to try and make a new habit of painting a small painting each morning before starting my daily work.
These tiny paintings are about 5 inches tall, and matted to fit an 8″ x 10″ frame. I think they will sell prety well at shows for a couple of bucks each. I want to offer a few on Etsy. I have just joined, and already sold one print, but this would be my first original painting to sell on Etsy.
Spent 1/2 the day working in the sculpture studio. Thought I’d try and make an interactive presentation of them in their current state. Roll mouse over the images to spin for a 360degree view. Let me know if you run into any kinks.
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