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Reply #60 on: August 25, 2015, 04:35:09 PM
Thanks, Mea - and I remember how much help PB gave me when I painted the Beach Chairs - couldn't do it without everyone's support!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #61 on: August 25, 2015, 06:27:46 PM
I thought those were your chairs when I saw the flyer! Congratulations.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #62 on: August 25, 2015, 06:39:18 PM
Thanks Val! One of my local art heroes on this list is Greg Kondos, who is nationally renowned for his landscapes. The man is in his 90's and is still painting.
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Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #63 on: August 25, 2015, 06:52:54 PM
Congratulations!
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Reply #64 on: August 25, 2015, 07:40:21 PM
Congrats Sharon...... :clap:  :clap: :clap:


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Reply #65 on: August 25, 2015, 10:22:37 PM
Awesome stuff Sharon  :yippee: I saw the beach chair and thought that out of all those names they were showing one of yours was pretty cool  :clap:
Aroha! Lisa :-)


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Reply #66 on: August 26, 2015, 11:17:27 AM
 :thank you: Lisa - and when you consider how established these other artists are vs me it's especially amazing!
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Sharon


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Reply #67 on: August 26, 2015, 11:26:41 AM
 :)
Aroha! Lisa :-)


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Reply #68 on: August 26, 2015, 01:08:14 PM
 :gl:


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Reply #69 on: August 26, 2015, 02:00:57 PM
Looking forward to hearing how it went :clap: :clap: :clap: :gl2:
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Reply #70 on: September 04, 2015, 02:56:57 AM
That's great, Sharon! I have always loved that painting of the Adirondack chairs.
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Reply #71 on: September 26, 2015, 08:30:52 PM
The Jesuit Art Event happened this weekend and I learned a lot. There were 30 artists - most of them the most famous artists in the region - and over 400 pieces of art for sale - paintings and sculptures. There was so much art to choose from! I sold two pieces - framed giclee prints of my Sacramento Skyline and Mark Hopkins paintings. With so much art, and a crowd of buyers that was significantly less than in prior years, I was happy to have any sales at all. There were some very established artists that sold only 1 or zero pieces.

In prior years, the school made $150,000 from this event. This year they made $73,000 - which is still quite impressive. Most attendees were drawn to paintings of landscapes...so I'll need to create some of those if I'm invited back next year.  And I saw very clearly that the other artists had definitive styles - it was easy to see whose paintings were whose. Mine were all over the place from a style perspective - I think I was the only one without a definitive voice! But I'm still so honored that I was included in the line up of artists and glad that My art sales donated $390 to the school.
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Sharon


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Reply #72 on: September 26, 2015, 09:16:20 PM
Awesome Sharon, so what you are saying is everyone looking at the other artists' work may have gotten bored quickly and moved on to the next artist, however looking at your work would have been an interesting journey full of wonder and wow moments  O0 8) :yippee: :smitten:
Aroha! Lisa :-)


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Reply #73 on: September 27, 2015, 06:40:41 AM
It is a quandry, but don't waste too much time worrying over it.

Different people like different things.

When I do the classes, I always take a book containing paintings, drawings etc. that I have done. It's interesting to see that some love the loose to  semi abstract style, some like the more 'contained' style, and some like the more realistic style.
The same applies to the subject matter. It's fine to paint the subject of what sells best in the area you are in, but also important to include a couple of the subjects that make your artistic heart sing. Dare to stand out, it's ok   :goofy:

Final word...... PAINT.  :stress:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #74 on: September 28, 2015, 12:30:56 PM
well done on the sales :clap: :clap: :clap:


 

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