There is a welcoming respite hidden away in the heart of Ramona, a home-share experience where guests can unwind and be themselves. Walk through a cactus meditation garden and find yourself gazing out onto a natural swimming pool with colorful giant goldfish and floating lilies. Hens and their chicks scurry by, the blue sky canopies the yard, and behind you is the Dome Asylum.
"Howdy Joey!" is my upcoming children's book about Joey, a young dog who dreams of becoming a law man in his old west town. With the guidance of his friend Sheriff Zoey, he learns how to be a leader, using his kind spirit to be a paw-sitive figure in his community!
This project is being funded by a Kickstarter campaign in which I am offering fun rewards such:
I first met the bright and bubbly Karen Riedler at an artist forum for students at Ramona High School meant to inspire and show the possibilities of a career in the arts. Her presentation showed an impressive array of work, from her personal illustrations of imaginative landscapes to her professional designs in the apparel industry. I was also fascinated to learn that she currently works with a company designing unique temporary tattoos!
Keeping your audience engaged isn't always easy an an artist, that's why I've created this easy guide! These 20 tips will help your audience understand your journey as an artist and keep them coming back for more!
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Whether you're an emerging artist, an established artist, or somewhere in between, you're probably always looking for some way to get your art into the world. There's a number of approaches which I will be addressing over the coming weeks, but today we'll be talking about Print On Demand (POD).
What is Print On Demand?
These are websites that offer various blank "templates" for you to apply images of your artwork to, and in turn offer a platform to sell them on. Some examples would be Society6, RedBubble, Zazzle, Fine Art America, and countless more. There's also Spoonflower if you're interested in turning your art into wallpaper & fabric.
These websites offer an entry level way to start merchandising, and their wide audiences mean you have a better chance at gaining followers.