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beankitty
09-11-2006, 02:36 AM
I just want to say hello to all of you here at WC. I havent been posting lately, but, the good news is I sold my first painting! and from that painting was generated a request to do a new logo for a business. I have been working on that, and, I've been painting miniature art. A lot of you here are probably familiar with ACEO mini art. 2-1/2 x 3-1/2 paintings, that are collected, traded or sold. I have done a series of them the last 3 weeks and sold all. I have been setting a goal for myself at a painting a day. I have posted a few here as examples of the work i've done and sold.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-Sep-2006/86491-spirithorsewaiting109x150.jpg http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-Sep-2006/86491-whitedaisy111x150.jpg http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-Sep-2006/86491-callaofadifferentcolor2106x150.jpg
I greatly enjoy painting these little pieces. I will go back to my large paintings soon, but I'm having too much fun!
Hugs to all!
Bean

ArtofAndrewDaniel
09-11-2006, 04:32 AM
Congradulations Bean!

3chaway9
09-11-2006, 05:44 AM
Hi Bean....well done and congrats. on the sales....wowee!!!:thumbsup: :clap:

Silveni
09-11-2006, 05:53 AM
Congratulations, and what a marvellously busy bee you are too:thumbsup: :clap: :clap:

DorothyC
09-11-2006, 06:54 AM
Congratulations Bean - you've been going from success to success - that's terrific! :clap: :clap:

Lady Carol
09-11-2006, 10:24 AM
Hello beankitty, welcome to the forum. Lovely simple paintings, I can see why they sold.

dreamz
09-11-2006, 10:45 AM
what do you use as a canvas for these mini's? They are all great but I think I like the back view of the flowers the best, its not an angle usually seen in a painting

beankitty
09-11-2006, 11:06 AM
Hi Dreamz, Thanks for looking at the paintings. They are regular watercolor paper, 140 lb. The only thing about ACEO minis is that you have to measure and cut them out of sheets to 2.5 x 3.5". That is the only rule. It takes awhile, but after cutting one sheet you can get 12 to 18 little cards, all blank and ready for paint! I also want to say thank you for noticing the white daisies. The unusual angles, not only are fun to paint, but seem to be very desired. Have a great day!
~Bean

idcrisis55
09-11-2006, 11:21 AM
Congratulations on the sales and I can see why. I like the way you paint!

Ann

debsn2paintn
09-11-2006, 12:51 PM
Congrats, and these are wonderful!

fala
09-11-2006, 01:33 PM
Those are great! Do you mind if I ask who buys them and how do you sell them? If that is bad etiquette please forgive me I'm still new.

Faded
09-11-2006, 09:49 PM
Congratulations Bean :) Nothing like the feeling of a first sale. Here's to many more:thumbsup:
-David