Category: Business of Art

14 Apr

Altered Books for Sale on Etsy

Yes, it’s true. There are altered books listed for sale on Etsy. Please do check them out in my shop and share them with your friends. An independent artist is only as successful as the audience who is willing to support and share their work. Since the altered books have returned home from the show […]

22 Mar

Twitter/Art + Social Media

I don’t think I’ve mentioned on my blog as yet that I am in the midst of a grand experiment. At the beginning of January I quit my job with the intention of concentrating full time on my art. Many weeks later I am now going into my seventh week of doing so. It’s been […]

08 Mar

Canvas Printing by Opus Art & Design Media

I was very excited when Opus Framing and Art recently announced their new digital canvas printing service. I’d been considering canvas printing for some of my recent photographic work so their timing couldn’t have been better. I selected two files from the portrait series and took them in to Opus to test out their print […]

16 Feb

Calling All Editors: Artist Statement Feedback Wanted

Since I’m on a mission to try new things with my art, I thought I’d put out a public call for feedback on the artist statement I’ve been working on for my altered books. Normally when I do this sort of thing I send it to friends for review and editing, but since this is […]

10 Feb

Altered Books – The Framing Begins

I don’t have a dedicated studio space at the moment so all of the work I’ve produced over the last few months has started to take over my rather small apartment. There are altered books (and supplies) piled in every corner and hung on most of the walls as well. This week I started working […]

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