Good morning everyone! How are you?? I hope this finds you well. Have you checked out the fabulous artwork that was created on Thursday, January 29th? If not, please do I promise you that it will leave you feeling energerized and excited to take on the day!
I have a few things I'd like to share. First there are four new features I am thinking of adding to this blog. They require your participation so feedback would be truly appreciated! Thank you!!
I have spoken with several artists who either missed the deadline for a project or joined when a project they would have loved to have contributed to was already in progress. All of them said, "I'm just going to continue to create and send you a picture because I love what I am creating." Well, I have seen some of those pieces and I truly think everyone should. So, I am thinking of creating Mini-Treat Monday. That is the day that people can submit pieces they created for old themes. However, you will only be able to submit 1 picture and only your name and shop name. The Thursday Sweet Treat is the major showcase so this is just a small way to share a bit of the work because it's great. Please let me know your thoughts on this.
Artists Play Dates
I would like to have a play date with an artist. This would essentially be an interview however I I want to talk about the real issues - how you deal with insecurity, how you deal with financial issues, what new techniques you are learning. What I am asking is to speak with people in a real, down to Earth way about this artistic process and how you stay positive and keep going. We all face obstacles but I want to hear how you are working to overcome them. What do you think? If interested, please email me and let's chat. I do not have a date set for that yet but will share more after I hear from you.
Finally, there are people writing incredible blog posts about this project. Thank you, thank you, thank you! I want to share those so once a week I want to do a blog roundup to share your fabulous blog playgrounds! Would this appeal to you?
It has been suggested (thank you Persistent Green - I heart you!) that I should create a button for you to put on your blogs. I have to tell you - I was so flattered to be asked. Thank you for wanting to share this incredible space. Please let me know if you would be interested.
Please leave comments here and email me about the Artists Play Date. I love talking with you all so much. I can't wait to hear from you!
Oh one last note - I had an item that I created because of the Thursday Sweet Treat (the Life's Too Short...Wall Art - which GlassElements encouraged me to put in my shop - thank you!) featured on a wonderful blog, Ripper Arts. Please check it out if you have a chance and leave a little love...for all the folks featured and for Ripper Arts. Here is the link: http://ripperarts.blogspot.com/
And a BIG thank you to Salvaged Expression, Persistent Green and Ceejay Bags. They were with me in the Etsy forum yesterday promoting this site, all the work and YOU. Thank you for reaching out!!!
If you have news to share or a blog post, please share it here as well!
You are all amazing!! Thank you for being a part of this :) Let's create great art!!