Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Happy Memorial Day

 I just wanted to pop in and say Happy Memorial Day to y'all.
 
 
And remember this weekend is the best time to grab a pad and pencil and just let go and be creative. Y'all will have the best opportunity to sketch while BBQing, talking with family and friends, sitting in the back yard, etc. Ya could also create a new art journal book just for fun.
 
  Here is a web site on Facebook for art journal group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/artists.journal.workshop/
 
 For ya crafter u can play with new ideas, get new inspiration from family and friend and get some feedback on ur creations as will. But must of all just have fun.
 

 
As for ya photographers what a great opportunity y'all will have this Memorial weekend with ur camera. Ya can capture moment in time that can last a life time.

 
 What beauty y'all see though ur lens.  
 
 
 
So with this Memorial Day weekend, take time to remember are fallen solders.  And to the rest of the artist out there, have fun, be safe and let those creative juices flow. 

 

 Until next time, Happy Creating and God Bless  

 
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Follow up with ur customer

     I have a question, "When u make a sale do ya ever send out Thank You cards, post cards or Thank You emails to everyone who bought your creations?

    I do! I well send out Thank You cards, Postcards or emails when I make a sale on my son writing pens, my greeting cards, bookmarkers, artwork, etc. at every art shows, personal sale and net sale.

 
 
    This just makes good business sense and y'all are making the customer or client feel important in their eyes too. 

    You mite be asking your self  "J.D. how do u get the customer or client address? Well I'm glad y'all ask.

    I have a sign in book that people can put their name, address, and email to be but on my newsletter. But if I make a sale I have the new customer or client write on the sale slip their name, address, and email address.

    Once I have a email address I well place it on my contact list so when I write my newsletter letting folks know about up and coming art shows, juried and art exhibitions, any special that I have on my art work, I well send it out to them. Plus about every three months I well also post pictures of my new art work that is for sale too.

    So when u are going thought ur sale slips, remember to take a little time to send out a Thank You cards, post cards or even a Thank You emails to all ur customer or client for this is the most important tools y'all have at your finger tips.
 
    Now on other note: I have been thinking for a long time about writing a little home made book for call "Art Show for Beginners".

    It will be a book about all the do's and don'ts that I have gone plus I will have pictures and drawing of some illustration on how to set up your art booth, etc.     What do y'all think?



Well until next time, Happy Creating and God Bless


 
Original fine art and affordable prints can be found at:
 
  

My online gallery and affordable giclees on canvas, prints and cards: http://j-d-fields-.artistwebsites.com/ 

Original available paintings are for sale in my http://CreationbyLadybug.etsy.com

If you like my work, leave me a comment, share this blog with your friends: http://artwkbyladybug.blogspot.com/

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My Zazzle Store:http://www.zazzle.com/Lady_Bug56

You can order my painting on mugs, t-shirts - mouse pads, magnets cards, etc and if one of my works of art is not on there let me know and I will place it a.s.a.p. for ya.

Contact Me: pals4ever98@hotmail.com

 

 
 

Monday, May 6, 2013

I enter two of my paintings at National Orange Show

Sorry for  sending other blog so soon but I end to get this one ASAP.

 The other day I took a leap of faith and I enter two of my painting in the National Orange Show 2013 All California Juried Art Exhibition for the first time and to my surprise one of my painting got in. Here is what the letter said,

Congratulation!

We are please to inform you that your artwork has been accepted to the National Orange Show 2013 All California Juried Art Exhibition. Thank you for taking the time to enter the show. We look forward to exhibiting your work.

Title(s) of accepted artwork:

1. 1953-54 Chevy Flat Bed Truck

...National Orange Show Festival from May 30 through June 03, 2013. The opening reception will be Wednesday, May 29 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm in the Renaissance Room at the National Orange Show grounds. Entrance to the reception will be through gate 9 on Arrowhead ave.

This Jury show is not an easy one to get in so I am very please to be excepted

 and check out my 1953-54 Chevy Flat Bed Truck
 
 
 
Hope to see you there 
J.D.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Sunset with Palm Tree



Sunset with Palm Tree ~ 095
4"x4"  Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic Paint on a Stretch  Box Canvas
with Stand 
 
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To purchase this paintings:
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The other day I was on Paint my Photo and I was just enjoying looking at the pic's when I came across Carla Whelan photo
http://paintmyphoto.ning.com/photo/bowen-sunrise-a and I just had to paint it. The Mountain are flip from the original photo but the rest still the same. I painted this little gem the perfect size for placing on a desk, end table, or night stand but may be hung on the wall in a grouping or alone in that odd space that just needs a little "something".


PLEASE NOTE: that this 4"x4" box canvas come with a little wooden stand.

I love working with these little canvas for they are perfect size for a small apt, office or if ya want to start colleting art but can afford to the high cost, this is a great start.

 




As y'all can see I can also paint the size of a business card. These are called ACEO Card.
 

So just remember that y'all don't have to stick to a standard size painting but be creative and see were your imagination leads ya.
 
 
Well until next time, Happy Creating and God Bless


Original fine art and affordable prints can be found at:

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Purchase Paintings: https://www.etsy.com/shop/creationbyladybug

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You can order my painting on mugs, t-shirts - mouse pads, magnets – cards, etc and if one of my works of art is not on there let me know and I will place it a.s.a.p. for ya.

Contact Me: pals4ever98@hotmail.com  

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Life on the Coral Reef


Life on the Coral Reef ~ 021
11"x14"  Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic Paint on a Stretch Canvas, primed and stapled in the back over wood stretcher bars.
 
My online Gallery and affordable print:
j-d-fields-.artistwebsites.com 
 
To purchase this paintings:
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(C) All copyright privileges retained by Art work by Lady Bug aka J.D. Fields. Downloading/printing is prohibited by law 
 
 
This  was my first acrylic painting that I did that almost did not completed. I was new to acrylic and because I am a self taught artist I was struggling at first with style but found that I wanted to created this painting in a whimsical folk art style which I am happy with.  
  
 
Well until next time, Happy Creating and God Bless

 
Original fine art and affordable prints can be found at:

 
My online gallery and affordable giclees on canvas, prints and cards:
http://j-d-fields-.artistwebsites.com/

Original available paintings are for sale in my
http://CreationbyLadybug.etsy.com 
 
If you like my work, leave me a comment, share this blog with your friends:
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Contact Me: pals4ever98@hotmail.com