I have never taken more than a week off work (except when I was sick) and my theory is that one needs at least three weeks to full disengage from the office and settle into a new routine. I am convinced that the kids bicker less when I’m home more often, I snack less, I get more sleep and I don’t get headaches.
Coincidence? I think not.
Filed under: Art, Mad Mom, Shi tzu on March 30th, 2012 | No Comments »
One unique thing about my little art business is that I rarely meet my clients. Like, never. So often the only link I have between the person and their finished painting is the photo that they send me to work from. I always ask people to send their favorite photos because obviously, if it’s a […]
Filed under: Art, Painting on Yupo, Step-by-step on February 20th, 2012 | 4 Comments »
When I was trying to think of clever ways to promote my Dia de Los Muertos project, I tweeted: “help me become a victim of my own success.” They say be careful what you wish for. One hundred seventeen backers translates to over 100 pre-sold paintings, a new group of clients and endless opportunity. It’s […]
Filed under: Art, Dia de los Muertos, Kickstarter on October 31st, 2011 | 5 Comments »
I am kind of in a Dia de los Muertos phase right now. Or is it still? I don’t know. I just love the imagery – it’s both dark and beautiful. I’ve discoverd that many people are freaked out by the skulls and face-painting traditions. But you know, my dad went to Catholic school and […]
Filed under: Art, Dia de los Muertos on September 26th, 2011 | 9 Comments »
Just two more paintings to go before my 2012 Calendar goes into design! Hurray! The week away from my office job really helped. I’m on the home stretch. I can feel it. I would like to point out that even though my calendar is completely funded, there are still a couple of spots left! There […]
Filed under: Art, Calendar, Dogs, Kickstarter on September 4th, 2011 | No Comments »