Hooray, My First Etsy Sale!

One of many more, I hope I hope I hope…!

“Chloral Hydrate” is part of a series of surreal botanical-style paintings I did a long time ago called “Pill Portraits.” I was thinking of an accessible way to reproduce and sell them for years: I was just waiting for Etsy to come along! It’s an enormous, international online arts & crafts bazaar:

Take me to Etsy now (http://elizasteindesigns.etsy.com)

In case you’re wondering before or after clicking on the link, I’m selling eight different notecards and a smaller number of 8×10″ prints, from two series of paintings. Two very distinct styles! The cards are blank for now, but I’m thinking of adding messages before the holiday season. Etsy doesn’t allow public comments, but if you have a good idea for a message, post it here. If I use it, I’ll send you the card of your choice in the mail, free!

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Illustration Friday: “Acrobat”

Next time we shall return to your regularly scheduled black outlines, but today I double-challenged myself with watercolors and painting from a photograph (my boyfriend, I think he’s part orangutan). It felt good to use watercolor on its own, instead of mixed with a dozen other things like I’m used to. I think it loosened me up (but not enough to do this).