Category Archives: Portfolios

Invite the viewer INTO your art!

I just finished listening with such delight my daughter’s recent Nebraska SCBWI webinar !  She critiqued 15 brave artists’ work live … one of the best all over learning opportunities ever for everyone listening! I remember when (before internet etc.) … Continue reading

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Spring tips !

WELL WELL….it looks like maybe Spring might be actually sprung here in CT finally.  Every year…. why am I still surprised each year!!  I feel like I’ve  crawled out from under a ‘rock’ and back in the creative swing! How … Continue reading

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Two SCBWI fun days!

This weekend I did the second of two SCBWI presentations I’d offered to do for subgroups of the Mid Atlantic Group.  And what fun I had!  The weekend before I was with the lovely group of talented, motivated writers and … Continue reading

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OH SO TRUE…

couldn’t resist this…borrowed from a Dir. of IL post, borrowed from Warhol,  it’s an OH SO TRUE statement if there ever was one!  Do the art, style, colors you need and want to do….lets others (family, friends, clients (well, follow directions!), … Continue reading

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CAT NIP: “WHAT” part 2,

I left you last article thinking about the fact that your website and person portfolio and all your promotional material BETTER BE SAYING THE RIGHT THING about you, your style, your professionalism.  So now that you’ve got that settled in your mind … Continue reading

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CAT NIP: moving onto “WHAT”…..

Now that we’ve talked about WHY you might need and want a ‘portfolio,’ let’s examine WHAT a portfolio actually is! And begin to talk about WHAT goes into/onto it.  An online  website portfolio is an absolute MUST in today’s markets = showcase of … Continue reading

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CAT NIP…small teasers to motivate

    ‘I promised in my last post to write a series about portfolios and promoting your artwork. Last weekend’s SCBWI FL event prompted me to see the need for an informational update on these subjects, and I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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