So, now I am hoping I can remember everything I went through. So much has happened since I started this journey. As most of you know, I have been doing art for awhile and I love to try new things. Well, one day I decided that getting artwork out into the public is a rather tricky thing to accomplish, however, greeting cards are everywhere (which can be a problem also because the competition is huge). I did not want to do birthday or anniversary cards or any kind of cards you can find anywhere. I wanted my cards to have a message that could be sent everyday of the year, and, I wanted my cards to have my artwork on them. So, I decided to pick out ten pieces of my work and write a few words for each one and turn them into a card. Now, I am not a writer (or a good one) so coming up with positive thoughts on your own can be a dilemma . Copyright is also a dilemma. So I was back to coming up with my own. I wanted to say "something" but still have a little fun with it. My daughter Sarah (who is a writer, but a very busy one) did help me with a few cards and together we decided they were good. I have a wonderful printer/friend in Georgia but she does not have the capability to print text inside a card, so that left me looking for someone in Florida to do it. After some checking around, I finally thought I had found the perfect printer. I sent them all my information and waited. Finally, the day came and I drove to pick them up. They were not what I was expecting. The card was suppose to be white and it was not. So I thought, ok, this color may work and they looked ok at first glance, but when I got home and opened the package I was very unhappy. I wanted my work to be represented in the best possible light, with high quality paper and printing. I had already been fortunate enough to place the cards in two stores, so now I had to call them and say there would be a slight delay as I had to reprint them all.
Stay tuned for my next post when I tell you what I did next. :)