Tag Archives: etsy

Give Fleece a Chance

I love wool, although cashmere is easier on the skin. However, I had no idea that sheep farmers and especially British farmers, were in a crisis. Etsy UK highlighted their plight in a blog post today. If I could have … Continue reading

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Two designers

Selling my paintings online has offered exposure to a variety of artists, artisans and designers who are using the web as a similar tool. Two of those acquaintances are interior designers; Caitlin Creer of Salt Lake City, and Victoria Smith … Continue reading

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Interview with Jessica Torrant

This is an interview with abstract painter Jessica Torrant, a fellow member of the new Artisans Gallery Team, that was formed on Etsy to highlight a curated team of gifted artisans and fine artists. Jessica lives in Connecticut and has … Continue reading

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February and a new team

I was recently invited to join a new Etsy team called Artisans Gallery. The members have been busy curating ‘treasuries’, or collections of products. Some of my work has been featured in a few of these treasuries lately and I … Continue reading

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Print Society… and Etsy makes the NY Times

I discovered a new online art site that is elegantly sophisticated in its interface and look. Cleaner and more spare than most of the sites I’ve seen devoted to art or for that matter, any retail,  Sahadeva Hammari helped to design … Continue reading

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Living together

Etsy often has wonderful articles on their blog and occasionally post videos of local artists, artisans and unique spaces. This is one of them from the Monterey Bay area. Takes me back.

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New work for early fall

One of two paintings from this past week after a magnificent late summer storm rolled in over the hills. Standing in a local park with a colleague on a break from archiving our township’s historic documents, we watched the sky … Continue reading

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Online art

I’ve been selling small paintings and limited edition prints online since January, mostly on Etsy, the Brooklyn based phenomenon for ‘handmade’ goods that launched back in 2005. 1000 Markets is another online retailer selling handcrafted artisan products of all kinds, … Continue reading

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Etsy makes the New Yorker

You need a subscription to the New Yorker to read the full article, but Patricia Marx’s ‘Made in the USA‘ gave some great promotion to Etsy. She mentions several shops by name with products.  And…for those of you who couldn’t … Continue reading

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Hieroglyphics

A big callout and thank you to Amanda for helping me slog through some coding to update my blog theme with an Etsy mini. A complete stranger and someone I found by googling the theme, she was patient and extremely … Continue reading

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