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Selling your Paintings => Selling your Paintings => Topic started by: Lisafromoto on October 15, 2015, 12:17:16 AM

Title: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Lisafromoto on October 15, 2015, 12:17:16 AM
So I put my pink sunset on my Facebook page and I now have not one but two commissions!  :confused: :blush: :yippee: :yippee: One is a painting of a little girl's name with either butterflies, daisies and hearts or an owl  ;D and the other is a stream and native bush and ferns  8)

I am 20% excited  :yippee: :smitten: and 80% freaking out :sweat:  :sweat:  :-\ :o

Luckily I don't have to rush them, so I will do some more lessons and take my time and ask you wonderful supportive friends for lots of suggestions  :hug:

A question totally of topic, can other PB members still get the [more] emoticons I only get the ones on the first page now so I can't choose the big welcome, hair pulling, hands praying, off topic etc etc. the page just says blank, who stole them  :knuppel2: :confused: :confused:

I tried to clear my cookies and history and that hasn't helped either. I feel so limited and bland  :2funny: ;D ;D
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: musika on October 15, 2015, 01:41:07 AM
Congratulations!

A question totally of topic, can other PB members still get the [more] emoticons I only get the ones on the first page now...


ISTR that you use an iPad. I've just tried on mine and have the same problem - a blank page.
They still work on PC and Android.
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: BarryC on October 15, 2015, 03:35:28 AM
Good for you Lisa, congratulations!
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Happychappy on October 15, 2015, 05:28:01 AM
CONGRATULATIONS Lisa on your commissions  :yippee:  that is fantastic news.  However, I can understand your 20% excitement and 80% freaking out perfectly for if it was me, I would have diarrhoea  :2funny:


Patricia
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: C.Bodine on October 15, 2015, 05:42:43 AM
Congratulations, Lisa!!

Patricia  :2funny: :2funny:I agree!
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Annie. on October 15, 2015, 06:02:03 AM
Congratulations!

A question totally of topic, can other PB members still get the [more] emoticons I only get the ones on the first page now...


ISTR that you use an iPad. I've just tried on mine and have the same problem - a blank page.
They still work on PC and Android.

Still work on my PC , but only 2 icons from the second page show on my Android.
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Annie. on October 15, 2015, 06:08:20 AM
Congratulations Lisa!

This is fantastic, no need for panic.  Just start slowly, get input from BP, and keep going, when you are happy show it to your clients.  If you get stuck, pause, do a lesson, and get back to it. 

It is good you are not on a timeline, first few commissions likely take longer to do... as with the rest practice, practice, and practice.
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: jillh on October 15, 2015, 06:19:21 AM
Lisa, how exciting for you!  Congratulations! :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: mea hamo pena on October 15, 2015, 07:33:44 AM
Way to go, Lisa!!!  Hope this commissions are the start of many more.

As for emoticoms, I rarely use them as I think the weight of them will sink the whole Cyberworld.

aloha

mea
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Lisafromoto on October 15, 2015, 10:55:56 AM
Ray:

ISTR that you use an iPad. I've just tried on mine and have the same problem - a blank page.
They still work on PC and Android.

 :thankyou:  :) Wonder what has happened to the iPads?

Barry:  :thankyou:  :)

Patricia:  :thankyou:
  However, I can understand your 20% excitement and 80% freaking out perfectly for if it was me, I would have diarrhoea  :2funny:
:2funny: :2funny: I was going to use the hair pulling icon and say "80% sh&ting myself but didn't think it was PB friendly  :2funny: :sweat:  :)

Christina:  :thankyou: :)

Annie: very weird re the emoticons  :confused:  :thankyou: and thanks for the support both now and upcoming  :whistle: 8)  :1hug:

Jill:  :thankyou: :)

Mea:  :thankyou: :) for the emoticons I have a very dry sense of humour and often worry what I say will be taken the wrong way without emoticons  :blush:
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Fiona on October 15, 2015, 11:37:48 AM
Congratulations Lisa!

No need to panic - just take them one at a time and you'll be fine. Here's to many more commissions coming your way.

Cheers
Fi
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Sacgal/Sharon on October 15, 2015, 02:56:39 PM
Mazel tov, Lisa!! I know these will just be the first 2 of many more commissions to come. I can't say enough how important social media (for me, that's Facebook) is for an artist interested in making sales. So glad you took the plunge.  And soon you'll be 80% excited and 20% freaking out! Just take it one step at a time and post them for us to see - I know with my commission work, having the PB input has been invaluable. So proud of you!n :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Val on October 15, 2015, 03:30:17 PM
 :heeha:   Congratulations Lisa!!!  :yippee:   The first one sounds like a fun one no worries for you with that one.  O0   You've been doing such great work, I don't see any difficulties with the second. I'll check my crystal ball if you like.......  ^-^

So we won't see any of  :pullhair: (you have such lovely hair), perhaps a little of   :goofy: that's allowed, I do it all the time!  :whistle:

We are all here if you need a word or three.... you're going to do great!  :cheering:    :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Danielle123 on October 15, 2015, 05:21:12 PM
Congrat Lisa on your commission that is so exciting.  It is a bit scarry at times but take a big breath and dive right into it because you can do it.   Have fun and enjoy doing it.     :clap: :clap: :clap:
Ps I also have trouble with icon, my whole screen on my ipad has gone crazy pictures all over the place. 
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: sally13 on October 15, 2015, 07:38:57 PM
Fantastic news Lisa, enjoy and try not to stress. :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Lisafromoto on October 15, 2015, 09:16:44 PM
 :thankyou: Fi  :1hug:  :)

 :thankyou: Sharon, if it wasn't for everyone in PB and Dennis and Nolan I wouldn't be in this situation so I will continue with a good thing  :)  :hug: I look forward to the 80% excited part   8)

 :thankyou: Val for your belief in me now I just have to dig a little deeper and find it myself  :blush: sigh I do miss those emoticons I'll just quote yours  :2funny:
^-^  :pullhair:   :goofy:  :cheering: 

Yep I feel better  O0 The crystal ball sounds like a plan  :yippee: and thank you for the lovely compliment about my hair  :1hug:

 :thankyou: Danielle yes it is scary and exciting and scary, did I mention scary  :confused: :2funny: but I will take your advice and try diving in  O0

 :thankyou: Sally  :)  :1hug:
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Annie. on October 16, 2015, 05:56:50 AM
You can do it!  Like the little train says "I can do it, yes I can"
 O0
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Happychappy on October 16, 2015, 04:19:42 PM
Lisa, I am 100% sure that you will do it and be such a huge success.  This will be the start of many more to come and we are all very proud of you. Once you make a start, you will be fine, just hold positive thoughts.


Patricia
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Lisafromoto on October 17, 2015, 02:44:14 AM
 O0 :thankyou: Annie  ;D

 :thankyou: very much for the support and kind words Patricia  :flowers: :)

Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: nolan on October 18, 2015, 11:32:14 AM
fantastic Lisa :heeha: :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:
 :gl: I know you will do a great job O0
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Lisafromoto on October 19, 2015, 12:41:38 AM
 :thankyou: Nolan lots of hard work, support  :hug: and fingers crossed, but not while I paint  :2funny: and I might get there  :sweat:
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: njnjgirl on October 27, 2015, 09:16:50 AM
Excellent news and I know you will be very successful!  How exciting!!! :yippee:
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: JayJ on October 27, 2015, 12:52:18 PM
How exciting for u Lisa...wishing u all the best!
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Vidar on October 28, 2015, 01:45:46 AM
Congratulations Lisa!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
Don’t worry, be happy  :)
Title: Re: Oh my gosh, I have commissions
Post by: Lisafromoto on November 01, 2015, 11:25:04 PM
 :thankyou: Mary Lou, Zayn and Vidar  :) :flowers: