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On Trend: Elephants & Unicorns

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Two of the hottest trends in home decor and fashion are elephants and unicorns; Both animals are majestic in their own right.  One is a smart, compassionate animal. The other lives in our fantasies and reminds us of the whimsy of childhood stories. Here are so top products that feature these trends.  Elephants Baby Elephants Print by Pat Kenrick Lace Elephant Print by Pat Kenrick Blue Elphant Watercolor Print Elephant Silhouette Print by ArtworkOnTheRun Blue Elephant Watercolor Print by ArtworkOnTheRun Unicorns The Legend by Pat Kenrick "Dainty Unicorn" Earrings by FemmeDeBloom "Rainbow Unicorn" Brooch Pin by FemmeDeBloom Both of these...

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Mistakes and Lessons

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Art school can teach you many things.  The most important lesson I learned is about mistakes.  Art school taught me to be open to the idea of making mistakes.  Do not be afraid of making mistakes.  A mistake can turn out beautiful, if you let it. I throw away more sheets of paper than I use for final artworks.   During the artistic process, I can completely ruin an artwork.  That is completely fine.  Mistakes are going to happen.  If you are too afraid of mistakes, you limit your creativity. Because if a new technique you try doesn't work, it...

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The Neptune Festival

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It's officially fall!  The weather is starting to cool down, the leaves will be changing colors, and fall festivals are gearing up. There are so many shows to do, and so little time.  Please keep up-to-date on our scheduling via the sidebar schedule on our website. One show I am particularly excited about is The Neptune Festival in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Hundreds of thousands of people celebrate the beach life each year at Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend! Daily concerts at 3 festival stages feature local, regional, and national acts. Over 250 artists will set up shop on the boardwalk, along with...

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T-Shirts and Tanks and Hoodies. Oh My!

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I am so excited to finally be able to offer clothing in our online store!  We have has some issues with t-shirts in the past, not being the right colors for the artwork, the artwork peeling from the t-shirts, and other problems with the t-shirts.  We are excited to announce that we have resolved these issues and are now able to offer quality t-shirts, tank tops, and hoodies. Check out some of the great clothing options! T-Shirts   Tanks   Hoodies   Most every piece of clothing is available in multiple colors! What art do you want to see on...

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Artists I Love

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I love going to shows and meeting so many artists. I have three artists that I love and wanted to share with you.   Artoons: Determined to be a crusader for color, Sherry Smith, aka Shoopy, took paint brushes in hand and began imposing her vivid palette on the world - one brush stroke at a time. From her studio in St. Petersburg, FL, Artoons by Full Circle produces more than 175artisan designed products that evoke smiles and chuckles from amused customers across the country. I love her artwork because it makes me smile. She has a great taste for...

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