It's been about 3 weeks since my last post. Lots of days to catch up on. Here's an update on the 100 Day Project. I'm proud that I even drew a pattern whilst camping. And I will be needing to do that again soon.
Still having lots of fun with the challenge!
In other news, I'm excited to announce I have an online store now over at Design by Humans. They're specialty is clothes, though they also have stickers, phone cases, and prints.
I also really like the quality of their clothes. This is from their website. "Design By Humans is committed to making the highest quality apparel in the marketplace, which is why every garment that we craft is hand selected and printed in California using environmentally friendly phthalate free or water-based inks whenever possible. Design by Humans only uses t-shirt blanks that are guaranteed to be sweatshop and child labor free."
There still is not a ton up in my store, but check it out.
Lastly, today was the first day a stranger asked me if I was pregnant. It was the man working in the check out line at the grocery store. Granted, I had just complained about grocery shopping while hungry...but still. That is a risky game to play, my friend. Luck for him, the answer was yes. This is where I'm at.
A lot of days have gone by since I last updated you on my 100 day project --> 100 days of patterns. I thought I'd give you a brief update on the ol' blog. Scroll through the last 14 days of patterns and tell me which are your favorite!
My favorites are number 05, 11, and 16. My least favorite are 13, 14 and 15 (all in a row!). Bleh. That's part of this challenge -- I'm sharing it all, even ones I'm not super proud of. And then I'm often surprised how others will like designs that make me cringe. . . Which makes me think of one of my favorite art-making-motivation quotes (I know I've shared this a few times already, but its been awhile).
So while you guys are deciding which are your favorites (leave it in a comment! But you don't need to share which are you un-favorite...) I'll be making more art...
But first, I'd live to give a shout out to White Rabbit Bakery in Aurora, OR, where I have originals and prints for sale throughout May and June.
I love it when local business use their wall space to support local artists. In fact, I'm in a coffee shop right now that has some art for sale on it's walls. I mean, why not? It's mutually beneficial.
I've actually just updated my Shop page to include upcoming shows and markets, such as these.
I'm also considering starting a newsletter to be sent out a handful of times throughout the year, keeping those interested up to date on new work, shows, promotions, and the like. Is that something you'd be interested in? Let me know in a comment.
P.S. I'm still pregnant! Feel like I need to mention that at least once in a blog post.
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