Saturday, September 12, 2009

Going and going and going...

What makes you keep going? I'm not talking energy level here. What inspires you to keep going?

Back in May I had a few things that inspired me to go forward with my art:

1. I quit my day job ~ I began staying at home once my first child was born. Not that I had much free time, but I wanted a way to contribute to our family financially.

2. A very talented friend set up shop ~ A friend who purchased a painting from me started selling her own paintings on Etsy. A fire was lit under me and I thought, "Why aren't I doing something to promote what I create?"

3. I checked out Etsy ~ I had heard about it, I had read about it, but I had never done anything about it. In my search I came across a great shop, Bopbop Designs. I liked what I saw. I was inspired by what I saw, and I wanted to share my art too.