Thursday, September 17, 2009

Meanwhile

This is what I've been doing at night. One carving at a time, to add to the collection I'm designing for Stampington. I can't show you anything, obviously, but stay tuned. I'll probably be levitating with joy when the collection is published! This is one project I never saw coming but that made me so very happy! I'm reminded of the time I was sending my manuscript to book publishers -- my wise friend said: keep sending it out; after all, it only takes ONE editor to love it and sign you on. It's the same with art. It only took ONE editor to love my work and take me on (Jenny Doh), and it only took ONE publisher to give me my own stamp collection (Kellene Giloff).

One proviso: You have to keep working, working hard, never giving up on yourself and your work.





And now I have to go and vote. We have Provincial elections happening. Then after a few errands and a visit downtown to see Cori at Trimarchi's, and I'll be back to finish the carving!

7 comments:

  1. Looking forward to seeing more ...

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  2. I am so excited for you!! I can't wait to buY the stamps from Stampington!

    I really enjoyed your article in SOMERSET HOLIDAYS! Lovely work and so inspiring :-)

    Great music on your blog player :-)

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  3. It is looking veeeerrrry interesting.. Yes, you have the right advice, never give up.

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  4. Oh congratulations, how exciting! Can't wait to see the finished product.

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  5. does this mean that we might be able to buy your stamps??? oooh I sure hope so, I always love the kind of stamps you use.

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  6. Can't wait!
    You're so talented!
    I could do stick people, maybe.

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  7. ps- if we they are going to be for sale, where would I look to be able to buy them??

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