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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, 8 October 2012

Highland Affordable Art Fair: the verdict.....

Well, it was a success! I did put a lot of hard work into preparation which meant a few late nights working before hand but it really made a difference to setting up my space and making it look interesting. I think if anything I had a bit too much on display because a lot of people looked at the work on the table and never glanced near the artwork on the wall or the free standing board! I sold more than enough to make it worth while even  though the turnout was pretty poor really, so it is actually very encouraging that I sold as much as I did. The quiet spells gave me a chance to chat to other stall holders and check out different methods of display on their tables and sneak away for odd cups of tea.... Every one was super friendly, especially Kate Tweddle, her jewelery is fabulous so I just had to buy one of her necklaces as a little treat for myself once I'd made a few sales of my own. Interestingly,the items that attracted the most attention on my stall were my painted beach pottery and sea glass pieces. It was really good to hear the feedback from potential customers and I  now know that they will sell even better as brooches and necklaces, which means a bit of research and time experimenting with jewellery fixings and a power drill. It's going to be fun!

1 comment:

PiaD said...

Good that it went so well! Look forward to seeing how you solve the problem of making pottery and glass necklaces.