So I did it...I have my first pendant published on etsy. I thought I would be really excited but surprisingly I'm completely underwhelmed. Wtf? I think this is the part where now I feel the anxiety of having to get more stuff up there. I brought my camera to the studio today so I can get some great photos of me wearing my wears but I'm so not wanting to start! Well I'll turn my attention to the positive...I got my business cards on Friday :) and I have all my jewelry in cute little bags with my logo on them. Definitely progress.now the hard part letting go of the perfection piece. I want my photos to be amazing...I am a photographer and all but I've always photographed other people...not used my self timer to photograph me!?! Ok ok enough of my complaining...I need to go take the photos put them up on etsy and move forward. oh and the other little thing I need to do that makes me feel really squirrely...email all my friends and family tonlet them see what I've been doing.
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Told you I'd get back to artists, interviews and how-tos! Ok, well this is, in a round about way... I got a phone call from a journalist and wah-la! Yay!!! I was interviewed by Raleigh Downtowner!!! http://www.raleighdowntowner.com/ The current issue is out around Raleigh but not yet up online.
And the how-to part...well I got to do my first demonstration at the CMMAG meeting last thursday :) It went great...my 4 year old son was there to "help" me. And my art was very well received...it felt so great! I've told myself a million times I don't need validation from other people to make great art...but it sure helps when other artists I admire like my stuff!
I'm slowly getting the business aspects of my art done too. My goal is to have business cards and an etsy site in 2 weeks! And to satisfy my inner lawyer I'm sending off my photographs to be copyrighted. Woohoo lots to do!!! I'll keep you posted :)