Tuesday, April 11, 2006

small art


Well, I've been farting around with this off and on for days, trying to figure out how to add PayPal, etc., and I think I have it started, if not yet completely figured out.

My post last week about marketing generated so many great comments and got me actually focused, so, in the spirit of carpe diem, I ran with it and set up a separate blog for selling my small paintings. While I was playing with the initial set-up, Brian discovered what I was up to through my profile page, and promptly bought the first painting! I'm taking it as a good omen.

Please visit my small art blog and let me know if you have any ideas or feedback.

19 Comments:

Blogger Brian the Mennonite said...

Oh Andrea, you are tempting me again. I immediately wanted to click on the paypal button and buy #2, simply because the first purchase was so easy. I think, however, that I will wait for a while until I buy another one. Others need to get a chance as well.

11/4/06 1:17 PM  
Blogger andrea said...

Where would I be without you, Brian? :)

11/4/06 8:51 PM  
Blogger kyknoord said...

Temptation is a terrible thing, isn't it? BTW you now have pride of place in my sidebar. Who knows, maybe the lurkers will take notice?

11/4/06 11:14 PM  
Blogger susan said...

This is great Andrea! I love this one too. Very good idea and I wish you the best!

12/4/06 5:09 AM  
Anonymous krista said...

Awesome! What a great idea. People are lucky to be able to buy your art in this way!

12/4/06 6:52 AM  
Blogger andrea said...

Thanks for the support all. And if you, too, want a tasteful and oh-so-subtle sidebar button, just like Kyknoord's, email me! (Shameless, I know.)

12/4/06 9:49 AM  
Blogger albina said...

He-he!
Got one, it is up and running... Come and see for yourself.

12/4/06 11:04 AM  
Blogger kan said...

Hey, you go girl, U can never have too many blogs, right!
I love this small art piece. Really great deep colors.
Come by my place to see my IF & a new story is in the making.

12/4/06 12:42 PM  
Blogger andrea said...

Albina and Joli Perle Noir -- I'm so confused by all this who's who stuff. But I promise to come by and check you out. (And Albina -- thanks for the button link -- there have already been referrals from your blog!)

12/4/06 2:28 PM  
Blogger Roz Foster said...

I love the way the image wraps around the canvas on your small art. Aside from their serene beauty, that aspect makes the paintings very novel.

12/4/06 6:45 PM  
Blogger andrea said...

Pssst ... Roz .... it means i don't have to frame them! (Keep it under your hat ... or ear .... or eye ...)

12/4/06 7:01 PM  
Blogger Tongue in Cheek Antiques said...

I like this piee of art, the colors the trees, the simplicity that takes you in quickly and has you resting comfortabley.

13/4/06 12:59 AM  
Blogger whatalotoffun said...

It must be nice to be so arty I wish I could paint and draw.

13/4/06 3:48 AM  
Blogger Reluctant Nomad said...

Clever, talented Andrea!!

When you're rich and famous can I say that I know you and that I knew you before you were?

13/4/06 5:32 AM  
Anonymous bookboy said...

Oh my god! I just bloggled onto your site. I love your mind. The "Kitchen window" is still burning in my eyes. You've been bookmarked and being passed on to all my friends.

13/4/06 1:50 PM  
Blogger andrea said...

Thanks Tongue, Fun and Bookboy, and Nomad: I don't care about famous -- just give me RICH. OK, I'll take famous, too. :)

13/4/06 2:09 PM  
Blogger cosmos said...

I Heart This! Do more.

13/4/06 3:31 PM  
Blogger ValGalArt said...

i love your new store and i hope you sell all you make!

14/4/06 12:01 PM  
Blogger Caroline said...

I love the small art idea and will put up a button for your site soon... first I've got a backblog to go through...

18/4/06 9:46 AM  

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