Like I said last entry, I made the big leap to start selling my smaller work on Etsy. Good news, I have 5 pieces in a show at Sopa Fine Art Gallery in Kelowna in April. I have posted this news to Facebook and sent out an email to my subscribers but have not had time to update my blog. I also joined Pinterest so that I could post some work there and collect, for inspiration, work that I like . I was using Tumblr but find it not so great for some reason. We'll see if I like Pinterest better. I still keep up with Tumblr for things like longreads but I might just use it to post work to when it's finished, a way to spread it around. Playing around at all this is sucking out a lot of my day. I need to get Hoot Suite or something for all this social media marketing and connecting with friends, family and art buyers. Do you use it? What do you think?
I also started one larger and 2 small paintings this week. This amazes me as it seems that starting Etsy has gotten me a lot of work as well as some exposure. It does feel more like play than work right now though (guilt inducing play). But, I'm hoping it will settle down once I establish a few people in circles and all that jazz. I did push myself very hard to get started at those paintings though. And now I have to push myself out the door to get groceries and do chores before this whole day is gone, like yesterday, sitting at the computer. Please let there be 2 to 3 hours after chores to paint. Please.
Here is a little image for you: