Friday, 27 February 2009
Fly Argarics as pets and bad photo day.
My son Patrick age 13 took my camera out in the garden when it was snowing with a little bit of rain mixed iin, got it soaked and ever since i can't seem to take good photo. Can you believe he was holding it up to the sky to take pictures of the snow falling towards him. The only trouble was he did this for about 5 minutes.
I then sepnt hours taking it all apart to dry for two days.
Can you believe i've taken over 100 shots today and this picture is still not that great. But i suppose you get to see them complete.
I've set them up in a temporary setting so you can see them with soil and scatters of moss with stones. I just wish there colourful cheeks would show more.
When i have my camera sorted for all my recent work i'll be able to take final pictures
and then i'm going to try CDHM rather than Greedybay to sell them.
So if you're a customer of mine i will send you all emails as to when this date will be, or if you read this blog on a regular basis then the info will be here at some point by next week.
Been in a bit of a muddle recently. I'm tired of repeating my miniatures or making slight variations and want to start creating a wider variety of witch and wizard mini's. I've also been doing lots of research for the last two weeks, reading books and trying out lots of new materials and techniques. I've been runing tests and creating samples for future reference and drawing too. Plus sorting my craft room and chatting lots to some wonderful people through this blog or by joining lots of groups and forums to further build on my future plans.
My other plan is to have some time working on my own house and witch shop and still manage to somehow be a good mother (even a good wifey). I've spent far too much time ignoring the kids on sundays when photos have needed to be taken and then sitting and listing items for sale in the evening. Evereyhting has been too much of a rush, never had time to eat, let alone sleep for long. Which is why i've been a bit all over the place at the moment.
Also from now on i won't be taking commission work because i like to create on a whim. As much as its a good way to know you have lots of sales it kind of puts me in a panic, and when i want to relax i don't knowing i'll be letting people down when i'm running late. Plus i find i actually make less items when doing a special order because my brain just goes dead... lol. Honestly it does.
I'd also like to work on projects for publication, and somehow with my lack of computer knowledge create a making witch, wizard and haunted miniatures book working on various spooky items, with hints and tips, product research and stuff like that.
But then there is a whole future so i'll take it more easy and catch up on some badly needed sleep