Showing posts from September, 2013

Doodling by the fire

Just a little doodling by the fire this morning.                                                                                                                          It was just a bit chilly in the house this morning, but it's going to be a beautiful day here at the beach.  The sun was shining when we first got up, not a cloud in the sky.   Time for a walk.   I think I'm liking retirement.  I don't have to wait for the weekend to get away for a few days.  Plus I can doodle where ever I am. Hope you are having a great week.  Be sure to do something creative. Thanks for visiting. Hugs Cyndee

Learning Experience

This summer has been such a great learning experience.  Knowing I was retiring at the end of summer I schedule a lot of weekend outdoor Art Sales.  Although at times I felt a little defeated I gained so much experience. I tried sales I had never done before,  some a hit and some a miss.  A couple of Portland Street Fairs, a couple with a local group I recently joined, a Friday Art Walk and a winery I enjoy just for the venue.  Each has been a learning experience. My booth at the Belmont Street Fair yesterday. Not that I wouldn't do any of them again but I would definitely sell differently.  The best sales for me have been the juried art shows.  But on the other hand by finding some smaller items at lower prices I hit a market I hadn't reached before. I added my Zen Rocks this summer and always sell at least a dozen at each sale.  They appeal to the kids and so many of the outdoor markets are family oriented, especially the neighborhood street fairs. What I have l


So I'm a day late, that's how retirement goes these days.  Can't complain,  if it doesn't happen today I'll get to it tomorrow, maybe. Wanted you all over at Julia's Stamping Ground to see my workdesk this week.  Since my doodling goes with me, I can work from anyplace.  I really wanted to be outside, we've had really warm weather and I wanted to enjoy it while it last. I'm working on a piece for a gallery submission.  The show is Black & White, have to have it submitted by the 15th. Just another little addition to my Etsy Shop I wanted to show you,  I started making prints of my doodles in ACEO size.  I started with 4 different prints, 2 of them are the ones shown in the Sep/Oct issue of Cloth Paper Scissors . Hope everybody is busy crafting. Have a great day. Thanks for visiting. Hugs Cyndee On Thursday check out Meri's Blog for Share the Joy Thursday .