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I'm a nature obsessed artist who lives in an little house in a little vilage in the Highlands of Scotland.I wander around a lot in the wilds and spend time just looking at things like birds and moths and trees and rocks. The rest of the time I'm drawing or painting, making odd things out of old stuff and drinking giant cups of peppermint tea. Imogen Greene is my pen name. I like the way it sounds and it just kind of suits what I do.

Monday, 24 September 2012

I've had an extra nice weekend, the weather was good, we cycled, walked, visited a sculpture park, shared meals with family and friends and I fitted in painting in the afternoons. The owl from one of my previous posts sold within a day when I listed it on etsy so that made me happy too!

Thursday, 20 September 2012

New work...and a new Art Fair.

I have been photographing and uploading images today. I put a big order into MOO for greetings cards this morning ( there's a healthy discount on at the moment) so I am looking forward to having them delivered in time for my first art fair.

Highland Art Fair
 Friday 5th October 17.00-21.00
 Saturday 6th  09.00-18.00
 at Nairn Community and Arts Centre,
 King Street, Nairn IV12 4BQ.

There's going to be be a wide range of art and crafts for sale from contemporary to traditional, including a cup cake stall so I won't be going hungry. He he! There will be refreshments and some entertainment on Friday evening so please come along and join in the fun if you live locally.

Saturday, 15 September 2012

Working holiday

As it appears to be raining almost all the time here, I have been getting on with some work.... These fellas will be in my shop next week. I like working on watercolour blocks , it saves the tedium of stretching paper and I often work on two paintings at a time on the same sheet. It wasn't deliberate but the owl has his eye on the shrews- they look nice and plump, just right for  a tasty owl snack!

Thursday, 13 September 2012

It's raining on Skye....

I'm spending a few days on the Isle of Skye with a fellow artist friend, the weather has turned wild and we have been holed up in the studio making art and laughter. Perhaps we will venture out tomorrow and then again , perhaps not.......

 thanks J&J for the loan of the house x

Friday, 7 September 2012

Bug collection

Do you like my bug collection? I'm enjoying having time to paint again and it's good to be able to update the shop more regularly too. Sales have taken an upward turn which is encouraging! I recently signed up for my first art fair- the Highland Affordable Art Fair which takes place in Nairn on the 5th and 6t of October so I will be hard at work  in the studio over the next few weeks.  I need to make some display boards, plan the layout of the table, pricing ,labeling, packaging, more business cards, order more greetings cards.... oh and make more work to sell of course, lots more work!

Monday, 3 September 2012

Busy days

I had a big list of "things to do today" and for once I have managed to tick off the lot!
1- post office run
2- be nice to grumpy postmaster
3- design greetings cards
4- order greetings cards
5- check I have enough cash to cover order (got that the wrong way round, but it was ok!)
6- order art supplies
7- order packaging supplies
8 -photograph some new pieces
9 -catch upon e-mails
10- update some details on etsy
11- new post on blog

and as an added bonus I have gained a new follower today, Yah!