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Will Handmade at Amazon be a game changer for artists?

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What will Handmade at Amazon mean for artists? A new world and arena to play in with a huge horizon of possibilities. Many have said Handmade at Amazon is in competition with Etsy, since Etsy went public. I disagree. Amazon already sells fine art. It is not a new concept for them. They are now specifically focusing on handmade products from artists and small businesses, which does not include mass-produced products. All products are required to be made or printed by the artist/small business. Etsy vs. Handmade at Amazon We are comparing apples to oranges between Etsy and Handmade at Amazon. The...

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2013 - Year in Review

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My word for 2013 was "Perform".  Perform in the sense of action.  I, no doubt, had a lot of action this year.  I built my website, put products for sale via Etsy, Fine Art America, Zazzle and created my own online store for my website. I ventured into acrylic painting, creating four pieces of art.  Two small 8" x 10 paintings and two large 18" x 24" paintings.  I tried  new crayons that are water-soluble and drew an elephant with graphite and charcoal. I entered into a couple of contests, Lilla Rogers' Global Talent Search and Light, Time, Space -...

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Small Business Saturday

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  Please shop local, shop small and support your local small businesses in your community.  Shop Small Business Saturday. Use discount code PBFS20 for Etsy and receive 20% off your order. Use discount code HRVMZX for Fine Art America and receive 25% off my mark-up.  Please note:  I cannot offer a discount on the base costs, so this is NOT 25% off your entire order.  

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Painted Fingers Finished

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  I'm so excited to share this with you.  "Deep Purple Haze" is the finished painting from my previous "Painted Fingers" posts here and here.  This painting evolved through seven layers and was completed with a coat of satin varnish.  I've been going through a learning phase with acrylic & intuitive painting.  I've had many ooops moments along the way and many times I thought it would end up in the trash.  I'm very happy I stuck with it and it's exciting to finally see the finished version!  "Deep Purple Haze" is available for purchase through my Etsy Shop. Below...

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New Listings in My Etsy Shop

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Just a quick post to announce I've listed new Fine Art Photography Prints in my Etsy Shop.  Check them out below!   Thanks for taking a peak at my new listings!  

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