Happy Father's Day to all of you amazing dads out there. Thank you for being good role models for your kids and loving them in this crazy world.
Happy Father's Day to MY dad, too. Whatever patience I have is thanks to him. And this may be the first year ever that I can out-tomato him in the garden. (Though it's an unfair race since all of his succumbed to wilt.)
Just a quick post to catch you up on some of my top tweets from the past couple of weeks.
RT @DanielPink: Self-Organized Bailout Funds for Artists Who've Hit Rocky Patches . . . nyti.ms/KTASml
Reminded by @wtek that we're halfway thru the year. Are you halfway thru your goals? bit.ly/Llm3M3
It's important to change to protect your freedom – Henri Matisse via John Elderfield @stillmuseum
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art -Orson Wells via John Elderfield @stillmuseum
“It takes courage to make a mark” via @lauraloveslux on my FB wall. Yes!
Thinking abt this work-play post by @lisacall which dovetails nicely into my newsletter for next week ow.ly/bAAcZ
Go over to iTunes and listen to @DanielPink Office Hours podcast w/ @jonahlehrer on creativity. Good stuff!
Marketing & Business
Looking for art biz audio? Still a library of Art Marketing Action podcasts on iTunes. Free. Enjoy!
Conspiracy member says person bought her art from a gallery and was following her on Twitter w/i 15 minutes!
WordPress 3.4 Allows HTML,links in captions! zite.to/MbYCSu
via @agoodhusband: 9 great artist websites – use these as examples of what works! ow.ly/blurs #followart #marketing
Never begin a blog post or a newsletter with “I'm sorry it's been so long”
Yes, you should distinguish b/t Sold and Available work on your site @VTurnerArt Any way you can
7 marketing sins via @ThisIsSethsBlog ow.ly/bym2i
BTW @VTurnerArt in my book I suggest using “Private Collection” instead of SOLD next to a piece of fine art on your site. Classy.
Paonia, CO has an art lending library for 4 months at a time artlibrary.info
I like this article on writing complete outlines for your articles ow.ly/bx4yg via @Paul_Wolfe
A Request from Me
Anyone know of a site or two that allows artists to sell e-cards? I'd especially love to know if you use one that you really like.