Every year I hand make a few very special Christmas cards. This year, life interfered and I didn't have the time to do it. So, here, for your holiday pleasure, is the "Twas the Night Before Christmas" explanation that I sent with the plain, boring, printed cards...
At some point in an artist's life, he or she will receive that dreaded "skinny" letter from a show. Yes, the Rejection Letter. And, my fellow shy artists, this is one time that there really is no difference between a shy artist and a non-shy artist. We all go through the same sort of emotions when we open up that letter.
I just finished doing my last show for the year. Now I can breathe a sigh of relief and get back to writing the next book.
I am working on the book about how to answer those annoying questions and comments you get from customers. So, if any of you have any interesting stories to tell, please let me know.
I am looking for questions or comments that you commonly hear AND how you respond. I'd also like to hear about any strange or out of the ordinary comments.
I've always been a proponent of getting to know your booth neighbors. Up until now, it has been from the point of view of having someone to watch your booth so you can take a bathroom break. And, for us shy artists, to get us connecting with less threatening people prior to a show starting.