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SunsetSue
07-09-2007, 12:23 AM
Well this is it! The darn camera is not working well so I only got one side of the room (got tired of tapping the camera on the table and restarting it!!) I will ask my friend to take a couple better shots and add them later. This is in a specialty coffee house, not nearly as nice as Elaine's new show but then the artwork is no where near as impressive either!! I am terribly excited though as I have never shown before and only have a few pieces in another gallery. This coffee house is well attended by the local business people and art lovers so I am keeping my fingers crossed that I make at least one sale!!
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/08-Jul-2007/10094-show_1.jpg
I am hoping the manager will reposition the lights for me but he has been out of the country for a couple weeks, and the staff are not sure if they should.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/08-Jul-2007/10094-show_2.jpg
I was so nervous, I almost canceled. But a few people gave me that extra nudge that I needed and thanks to all of you who were so supportive!!

swampborn
07-09-2007, 01:02 AM
Sue,
Congrats on your show. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for sales. Good luck.
Gail

txrembrandt
07-09-2007, 01:23 AM
Very nice. You might think of taking a photo of each individual piece and then making a slide show of your work for all to see. My wife did that at my show and it was great. For folks that couldn't come the slide show was quite a consolation prize for them they said. I hope they enjoyed it and I think they would be impressed with your work. Thanks for sharing!

mrs willow
07-09-2007, 03:10 AM
Congratulations on your first show Sue! We will all be keeping our fingers crossed for you to get plenty of sales.
Sandy

Café LoLa
07-09-2007, 03:12 AM
Stop it. Just stop it now. Banish all negative thoughts. It's fantastic!

laudesan
07-09-2007, 03:21 AM
Sue a huge congratulations from me, you have every right to be excited and proud!!

Your artwork look absolutely wonderful and very professional all hanging up there..

How long are they hanging??


:wave:

MaloCS
07-09-2007, 03:43 AM
Congrats!:clap:

Margaret 59
07-09-2007, 06:23 AM
All the best with the show Sue and hope you sell well!

edtree
07-09-2007, 07:06 AM
Hi Sue!

What a great place for a first showing! Your work looks good up there...I recognize some of your beautiful pieces :) How long do the paintings get to be there? Looking forward to more pictures too. Good for you that you didn't back out at the last minute. :D

Elizabeth

ps: I'm sending positive vibes to promote multiple sales ~~~~~*~~~~~~*~~~~~~*~~~~~$$$$$$ :clap: :clap: :clap:

dreamz
07-09-2007, 07:23 AM
A show is a show regardless of where its at and the 1st is always special. It sounds like you have a prime location with lots of traffic, congratulations and best of luck

C_Line
07-09-2007, 07:31 AM
Super Sue! Looks really nice, you should be very proud of yourself, you've accomplished so much. Thanks for sharing with us.

amurphy
07-09-2007, 08:13 AM
Well done Sue, that first time is nerve wracking! Fingers crossed for a sale.

gaykir
07-09-2007, 08:22 AM
How exciting for you!! This is wonderful. I'll keep my fingers crossed for some nice sales! Have your nerves settled down by now??

gurleygirl
07-09-2007, 09:53 AM
Congratulations Sue!! It looks great!!
Tracey

plec
07-09-2007, 09:55 AM
Congratulations Sue and best wishes for the show.
Ken..

SunsetSue
07-09-2007, 10:40 AM
Thanks for the kind words everyone, I am blown away by all your support. The show will be for the entire month of July. I was thinking about changing some of the pieces in the middle of the month just for variety sake. I am over the initial nervousness now but am still thrilled to bits that people are interested in my pictures.

Charlie's Mum
07-09-2007, 11:44 AM
Well done Sue - looks good and hope you get lots of sales :D

Do you keep popping in for a coffee? :D

idcrisis55
07-09-2007, 12:19 PM
Your paintings look so good hanging on the gallery wall. I'm doing a happy dance for you and hope your show is a huge success! :D

bionicanaconda
07-09-2007, 12:44 PM
Sue that's beaut, In your place I would need sedation. Tell us how it's going. Well of course people are interested in your work.

amaze_1101
07-09-2007, 03:41 PM
WOW Great going Sue. Congrats on your first showing and I hope you'll have great success. It looks great!
I know it might be difficult but don't be discouraged if sales are not what you hope for, take the learning process and any feedback with you as your reward because that certainly will help you in your next show and also in your growth as an artist. Good luck.

jan409
07-09-2007, 04:02 PM
Looks great, I am happy for you. Jan

*Violet*
07-09-2007, 06:03 PM
i just found this thread and want to extend my congrats too !! ... hope you make a lot of sales ... your work looks wonderful on those walls !!

Linee
07-09-2007, 06:31 PM
Congrats on your first show, Sue! How exciting! :D

Lady Carol
07-09-2007, 06:56 PM
Sue, congratulations. Beautiful selections from a very talented artist. I hope they all sell.

Faded
07-09-2007, 08:03 PM
Congratulations and best of luck! The show looks great
-David

ryster007
07-09-2007, 08:11 PM
Superb- can't wait to hear how you do!

Ryan

samsfleurdelis
07-09-2007, 08:30 PM
good work make sure you send press releases or make sure the gallery already did it on your behalf to area newspapers, tv stations, art groups, senior homes, etc.

SunsetSue
07-10-2007, 07:22 PM
Thanks so much everyone for all your support and tips. I really appreciate your comments. I will keep you posted on the results.

WILT
07-10-2007, 07:37 PM
Bit late I know ,but I,m rooting for you Sue ! I hope you sell many but it is really good to sell even one .I hate taking them all down if I dont get a bite
(like in our doctors the other week) Still youve got a lot more up and it looks like a smashing venue.

WILT

Lilith71
07-11-2007, 07:35 PM
Congratulations, Sue, it looks good. Best of luck in sales. I hope you can get more pictures to post.

LisaArt
07-12-2007, 02:14 AM
woohoo..Sue..congrats. this awesome..your painting look great! It is a real thrill having a show! I am so happy for you :)

SunsetSue
07-14-2007, 01:32 AM
Thanks Wilt, Lilith and Lisa. I really appreciate your support.

Bob Rooney
07-14-2007, 03:23 AM
Congratulations and best of luck on your show.

SunsetSue
07-15-2007, 04:02 AM
Thanks Bob!

SquashedToad
07-15-2007, 02:08 PM
Contratulations on the show! It looks great!

SunsetSue
07-15-2007, 11:36 PM
Thanks very much Madelaine.

Lilith71
07-16-2007, 04:50 PM
Bravo and congratulations Sue!! You must be very proud, it looks great. All the best!

SunsetSue
07-29-2007, 08:22 PM
Thanks so much Lilith! The show has gone very well. This is the last weekend and I will be taking them down. I have had excellent feedback and some requests for commissions which I will think over. I am quite pleased with the entire thing but bummed that I did not get better pictures.

RalphGM
07-30-2007, 12:02 AM
Hi Sue!!!!

Congratulations on your show. Look, every show will have its problems, but don't get frustated, just enjoy the experience and learn from it. Nervous? C'mon girl, take a slow and deep breathe... that's all it takes to have things under control, including your nerves!!!

Be well.

Kerch
07-30-2007, 01:12 AM
Wow Sue, that's great. Your paintings look wonderful hanging on the wall. Congratulations. We're all proud of you!

SunsetSue
07-31-2007, 03:39 PM
Thanks Ralph and Brian for your support and encouragement. It is much appreciated.