Art Business

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A little help here?

Remember Kumbaya? I can still summon the tune in my head, and suddenly I'm at camp in a circle with a bunch of other girls, some guy with a guitar, and the smell of a campfire and marshmallows roasting...

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What do you want?

A journalist made me think today. She asked me a question that required me to think. I answered her question this morning during the interview, and now hours later I'm still thinking about it. Over these afternoon sketches I'm still thinking about what I...

No More Starving Artists!

May the starving artist be a thing of the past! Van Gogh is the perfect example. He produced an incredible body of work during his lifetime - 864 paintings, 1,037 drawings/sketches, and 150 watercolors. But he only sold two pieces before his death. Two. Of course, if...

What are you buying?

On my blog and website, you will see a badge that says, "I TOOK THE HANDMADE PLEDGE/BUYHANDMADE.ORG" I first discovered the Pledge on the website of another metalsmith, checked it out, and signed myself up. So, what is it? Buy Handmade is a consortium of nine...