Monthly Archives: May 2017

Unique and Colorful Stickers to Decorate With!

Healing Lotus Mandala stickers

Healing Lotus Mandala sticker

These unique stickers would be a colorful, bold addition to any notebook, scrapbook, or countless other projects!  They come in 7 different shapes:

Most of my artwork would look best on the square, with a few designs like mandalas looking good on the circle.  A few designs would look fine with the rectangle.  However, I left all of the options open just in case the customer wants a different shape.

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Why Do Original Art and Commissions?

In this article I will explain why artists choose to do both original art and commissions.  There are advantages and disadvantages to both, and here I will try to cover briefly why I like to try to devote equal amounts of time to both.  I will only focus on being a freelance artist here. I will not include the advantages and disadvantages of working full time for a company as an artist.

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Print-On-Demand Stores Review – Conclusion

I have reviewed 8 print-on-demand stores.  These are among the oldest and most popular POD stores on the internet today.  These also happen to be 8 stores that I currently use.  There are so many other POD stores out there, but I feel this gives a fair sample.  Most artists are going to be using at least one of these stores to sell their products, if they use a print-on-demand store.

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Beautiful Magnets to Decorate your Fridge!

Psychedelizard Magnet

Psychedelizard Magnet

Dress up your fridge door with colorful magnets! I have my designs available on magnets in my Zazzle Store. As of the time of writing, I have three styles of magnets in my store: standard refrigerator magnet, flexible photo magnet, and stone magnet. They are a fun and affordable way to collect my designs!  It is like having a mini art gallery on your fridge.

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Print-On-Demand Stores Review: TeePublic

TeePublic is a type of online store known as a print-on-demand store.  What this means is that artists and photographers can upload their images to TeePublic, and sell products with their designs.  Print-on-demand stores typically sell prints, home decor products, and other gifts.  These stores allow designers to sell products with their images without having to worry about maintaining inventory, handling orders, and shipping, while still being able to make money off of their designs.

This article will discuss TeePublic and give information about the store for sellers (as opposed to customers).  The topics covered are products offered, uploading interface, the dashboard, royalty rates, membership fees, promotional tools and more.

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Print-On-Demand Stores Review: DeviantArt

DeviantArt is an online community of artists. They also have a print service, which allows the artists to sell their designs, photographs, and art as prints and other products.  The Print Store is an online store model known as a print-on-demand store.  What this means is that artists and photographers can upload their images to DeviantArt, and sell products with their designs.  Print-on-demand stores typically sell prints, home decor products, and other gifts.  These stores allow designers to sell products with their images without having to worry about maintaining inventory, handling orders, and shipping, while still being able to make money off of their designs.

This article will discuss the DeviantArt Print Store service and give information about the store for sellers (as opposed to customers).  The topics covered are products offered, uploading interface, the dashboard, royalty rates, membership fees, promotional tools and more.

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Beautiful Throw Blankets to Decorate Your Home and Keep You Warm!

Healing Lotus Yin Yang Mandala Throw Blanket

Healing Lotus Yin Yang Mandala Throw Blanket

Add some color to your home decor with these colorful and comfortable fleece and throw blankets!  Blankets can be found among the many home decor products in my online store on Zazzle.  Zazzle offers two types of blankets: fleece blankets (in three different sizes) and throw blankets.

As with all of Zazzle’s products, these blankets are 100% customizable.  You can purchase the blankets as is, or you can add your own personal touch by adding text or your own photos.

If there is any one of my designs that you wish to see on a blanket that is not currently available, please Contact Me and I can make that happen!

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