Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Hot Off The Press! Literally


The time has finally arrived.  Believe me when I say, "it's been a long time coming."   Red 2 is my first official Art Print.  Each painting will be signed by me and including my official Chinese Stamp on each print.

I've always wanted an affordable way to share my art with just about everyone including anyone, and prints have always been the solution to that idea.  I also wanted to add value to my art prints without adding more cost.  

How do I do that?  First, I'm going to make this an open edition.  Basically, open editions are handled by PODs.  PODs are print on demand companies like Fine Art America.  They do excellent work, but there's no signature on the prints that you buy from them.  I found a company in Taiwan that made prints for me at a reasonable price.  That means that all my prints will have my signature on them.  Pretty cool huh?

The final leg in this journey was deciding on COAs.  COAs, for most people, add more value, but for me, I think it's a waste of paper.  A COA to me is like sewing on a Niki emblem on a shirt, anyone can do it.  At the moment, there are no single, official COAs.  What that means is you can make your own COA.

So, starting with my prints, I'm going to put two signatures on my paintings.  One is my art signature and the other is my Chinese stamp.  The Chinese stamp will be my official COA.

What do you think?

"Red 2" is my official start in making prints.   The digital art print is signed and stamped with my Chinese name.  The image is 8 3/4 by 6 1/4 with a one inch white boarder on all four sides.  You can order one by going to my Etsy site

Friday, August 29, 2014

Ma Donna: A New Painting Being Donated to "The Painted Bra Art Project"


Friday, August 15, 2014

Art Newsletter: Get on the LIST

I really don't want to sound like a broken record, but I think it's important to you.  

One to three times a month, I send out a Newsletter with some very important information in it.  It is really important for you to get on "the list".  
Only people on the newsletter list will get important announcements.  For example, some time in the future, I will announce how people can get money back on purchases through me.  Now, this will include purchases of other art works (not just mine),  books, training and other special deals.  Imagine buying something and getting back money into your PayPal account instantly!  Really cool stuff.  So, please, get on the newsletter.