Selling art and taking names…

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I love painting. I could spend days on end painting (especially if these days were spent on the beach, but I digress). But selling my paintings is a whole different barrel of crazy monkeys. Somedays I think of just painting forever and then leaving “undiscovered art” for my children to discover and make millions from. […]

New @ Art by Megan!

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My Etsy Shop is expanding this year to include some exciting new things and I wanted to share! First, I have been working on paintings with poems and lyrics done in India ink. I use India ink in all my other paintings to draw on top of the paintings, so I figured using it to […]

Etsy’s Home for the Holidays!

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I had the privilege of attending Etsy’s Home for the Holidays celebration tonight for the Baltimore sellers…and it was a blast!! What a great idea, Etsy. I got to mingle and meet some great artists and sellers in the Baltimore area. More impressive, Etsy even took time to send two of their fabulous employees all […]

Handling criticism as an artist…

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The awkward part about selling artwork is that it is literally like selling a page out of your personal diary. Recently, I was reminded how sensitive it is for an artist to give up a painting (that truly means so much to them) to an absolute stranger. I remember my first official show in my […]