Charm, showing off the only braids that will stay in her endless mane.
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For not the first time, but maybe the last time, I have started a "home business". The difference with this one is that it is one I really enjoy. I've drawn and painted horses since I was (at least) five years old--that's the earliest one that my mother saved.
By the time I entered my teens, Mother had grown a bit tired of the subject and urged me to do something else with my artwork besides horses. I followed her advice and never looked back until ten years ago when it occurred to me that people might actually pay for horse portraits. I have had many exhibits of my landscapes, and sold a good number of them--but not enough to provide any kind of steady income.
I'm hoping that if I work hard and market this business well I will be able to delight my customers, make some money, and have a lot of fun doing it.
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Category Archives: Dogwood Fine Arts Festival
Dogwood Festival Art Stroll
First things first! Red dots rule! This one sold before the Art Stroll even officially started on Thursday afternoon. Nothing beats an auspicious beginning… The event featured art works in stores all along Dowagiac’s main street, known as Front Street. … Continue reading
Posted in art, Dogwood Fine Arts Festival, sales, watercolor Tagged art, sales, watercolor, Yarn on Front 2 Comments
A little painting and a little news
I like to keep my Aquabord™ titles to only one word–don’t ask why, just some arbitrary decision I made years ago–which is how this one came to be titled “Joy”. I finished it over a month ago but it was … Continue reading
Posted in Aquabord, art, Box Factory for the Arts, Dogwood Fine Arts Festival, exhibit opportunity, horses, new horse portrait Tagged Aquabord™, art, horses, watercolor 5 Comments
Several things are in the works but somehow I have become major sidetracked from reporting on them. So, here goes… This painting which I completed a few months ago will now appear on a promotional poster for Reins of Life … Continue reading