Are you bothered?

When one works for themselves, you look to those who came before you. There are lots of artists that offer us inspiration. The ones who succeed, we take what they have learned and try to apply those lessons to what we are doing. The ones who aren’t, well, we take that experience and tuck it away to remember and also remember a good idea, poorly done, is just as bad. There is so much to juggle. Not only making the art you want to sell, but also the booking of shows, the advertising, marketing, promotions, blogging, emails, etc. We’ve been doing this full time for

YAY Instagram….

Boo for forgetting to actually have the earrings that we posted on IG available on Etsy! Well, they are now! 🙂 At the end of the year, (and show season) not only are we pretty much sold out of everything, but we find that we’ve gotten a little forgetful. All that being said, this is probably one of our favorite times of year. Not because it’s Christmas or the holidays or anything of that. It’s because it’s the only time of year that I can take a whole day to develop a new design or piece and not feel rushed. I say all of this like

On beer and bottle caps

I’m just now getting my head together. Having just completed Tucson Comic Con, (which was tons of fun), getting over a spectacular case of Con crud, swearing off FB since November 8th, (I could no longer stomach the train wreck), and watching the unthinkable happen during an election I thought would be uplifting to a lot of people, I have finally gotten it together enough to write something. I realized over the past week, after going though several boxes of Kleenex, that after I made my voice heard, via voting, there is nothing I can do about the outcome, except

Back from Phoenix Comicon and Our Next Shows

Phoenix Comicon 2016 We would like to thank each and every one of you for coming out to see us at the Phoenix Convention Center last weekend for one of our best shows ever. The good people with the Phoenix Comicon, the Phoenix Convention Center and everyone working there have really gotten things under control and it was a really smooth process for us (and you). We met so many new people and many have subscribed here. Announcing SuperToyCon LV 2016 Look for us at the upcoming Las Vegas Super ToyCon at The Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas, August 5-7, 2016.