Monday, 16 May 2016

It's Time....

yes, dear bloggers, it's high time I got back to blogging. Did you miss me? This poor neglected blog is drying up and getting all wrinkled and flaky (a bit like it's owner!) so I better get on with some rejuvenating spring cleaning.... stay tuned. Looking for a suitable topic......   how about this one.....

The artist group I paint with recently held it's Annual Art Show and Sale, and I was thrilled by selling 5 pieces of art.... two acrylic paintings, two ink and watercolour, and one linocut print.




But four of those purchases were made by people I know, so next year I probably won't sell anything as all my friends will already have a piece of my work hanging on their walls!
But it's not all about selling, is it, selling something is a wonderful surprise and an unexpected bonus. It's about having art fun with like-minded people and creating and experimenting and enjoying what you are doing.

14 comments:

  1. Welcome back - and congratulations.
    Yes, to having fun, but the sales don't go astray either.

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  2. I'm trying to get back into blogging too. It's nice to see you post again. Congratulations on the sale of your pieces.

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  3. Good to have you back. Love your artistry. Congratulations on the sales.

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  4. It is indeed great fun to share an interest or hobby with other folks. Congrats on your sales and don't be too sure you won't sell any next year - your friends just may want more of your art on their walls.

    Re you comment about the blue Maserati...probably belonged to a doctor!

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  5. Here you are. I was wondering where you were!
    Nice paintings, and as you say a nice bonus when people buy them!
    Glad to see you back...xx

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  6. Missed you! You came down with a case of the Willow Grace blogging blues. Congrats on the sales and the art show! Keep doing it!

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  7. Yes....... I did notice your absence and missed you!
    You are clever to paint such lovely photos and I love your groups of artwork.
    Congrats on the sale!
    Maggie x

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  9. Hi,Shammic,
    Congratulations on the sale of your works! It had to be so exciting for the sale and the art show. I enlarged all the works on the wall, enjoying them more for a month!
    My spring break of a month will be over soon. Keep enjoying your paintings!

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  10. Your work is lovely and your friends know talent when they see it.

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  11. Congratulations - you're already well ahead of Van Gogh who didn't sell much at all!

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  12. Nice to know your friends hang your piece of art on their walls. You have a nice, creative hobby to make your life pleasant and your paintings are lovely to see.

    Yoko

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  13. I am glad to have you back! Sure, I miss you so much!
    Just beautiful paintings!
    Congratulations on the sale of your pieces of art!

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