Do they value your work? Do you?

Marg came across a blog post last night by Elizabeth Halford a photographer. Her post on the perceived value of creative work is sobering. It’s a must read. Which brings us to:  How do we get people to value our work? Some won’t ever, and you need to stop trying to market to the bargain hunters. That said, there are many out there that do, or at least have the potential too. Catherine Winter has covered a lot of this in her business posts. The most important step is educating your customers, potential and current. Many artists are very tight …

Ohhhh, the excitement!

The next two weeks are going to be a little on the crazy side with two fabulous internationally recognized instructors…in the house! Kellie Defries flew in this evening for the Canadian Swarovski Launch week at one of our distributors. While she’s here, she’s of course teaching her Master flatback application class.  Classes run Thursday and Friday – at this point, please call the store @ 416.701.1373 to inquire about availability. It’s very possible that the class is in fact full. After we wind down from a whirlwind of blinging everything that can’t walk away – Michael David Sturlin arrives. Michael …