Herding cats and gearing up around them

I don’t really know how to herd cats. I do know that doing what we do is challenging when you have…..studio cats! Nothing quite like trying to take photos with a feline photobombing your product photography. Or trying to get your attention by hiding the keyboard… Like so:   Or stealing your chair: Or getting … Continue reading “Herding cats and gearing up around them”

Terrifying Clowns and Magnolias the size of dinner plates.

Holy Cow! It’s been crazy the last several weeks! At the end of May we did Phoenix Comic Fest now Phoenix Fan Fusion. Say what you want, but we always have a great time! Lots of people to talk to and make stuff for. I think it’s a well organized Con. You can actually talk … Continue reading “Terrifying Clowns and Magnolias the size of dinner plates.”

So much going on!

Well, this has been a really busy last few weeks! We’ve had Retro City Fest, our first, First Friday Las Vegas show, Tempe ComicCon, Tucson Gem and Mineral Show and now we’re gearing up for Las Vegas Toy Con at the end of February! Let me start by saying thanks to Kirsten, Jasmine and everyone … Continue reading “So much going on!”

So much going on!

Well, this has been a really busy last few weeks! We’ve had Retro City Fest, our first, First Friday Las Vegas show, Tempe ComicCon, Tucson Gem and Mineral Show and now we’re gearing up for Las Vegas Toy Con at the end of February! Let me start by saying thanks to Kirsten, Jasmine and everyone … Continue reading “So much going on!”

Buckle up, buttercup.

I’ve been with Etsy for a long time. I should have opened my shop when I first heard about them back in ’08. Hindsight and all that. At the time I was still working a “day job” (40+ hours a week in retail…ooof) and I wasn’t really sold on the fact that someone might just … Continue reading “Buckle up, buttercup.”

What’s on Thursday?

New Etsy listings and new events, that’s what! My cute Wee Owl Pins are going live this morning! We also have Phoenix Fan Fest this weekend! We’ll be set up in Artist Alley booth 318. Come by and see us! Sign up for our mailing list and receive 15% off your purchase of $25 or more! We’re debuting our slider-top boxes this weekend! Here’s a little preview of one: They will hold a full set of polyhedron dice, pens, jewelry, or whatever else you might want to store. The dimensions are 7″ L X 1.25 W X 1.25″ D. We’ve

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

ET News for April

20 Apr No Comments ETadmin Etsy, General, Photography, Store

Greetings all! As you can see, the website is coming along slowly. I’ve switched templates several times now. I’m actively pursuing many changes. New Site Due to changes at WeeGonza Bazaar and with Electric Tiger, LLC, it has become prudent to create a new website for graphics and new imagery.