Well, Today's the day. After putting up a website; A facebook "Fan page"; attempting to learn twitter; and clearing the clutter from my studio, office and life in general...Today is the day I have been dreading most. The day my blog goes under the knife. *grin*
I have made the momentous commitment to create a more vibrant and welcoming blog! I signed up for the 4-week Blog Triage Class with Cynthia Morris and Alyson Stanfield. Today's assignment is to describe the people i want to visit and read my blog; And what I want to get from the blog.
I would like a blog where people can come visit, maybe sit down with a cup of coffee and just enjoy reading and viewing and hopefully commenting. I would like it to be cheerful and friendly and have more of a feel of home and chatting with a sister, than a place of marketing. Even though I would of course love for the occasional painting to find a new and loving home from this site. hehe.
I envision the people that come here would be my friends, family, artists. collectors, perhaps others who share a common interest with me in venues outside of art. People who are seeking a place to view art and share their thoughts and comments about art, without feeling like they are in way over their heads.
I guess I want my blog to be my home. The paintings are essentially being shown in my living room. And any visitors are my family. (I remember Wynona Judd saying something similar at a concert in Omaha years ago when she and Naomi were still touring together. That wonderful welcoming thought has stayed with me forever.)
So...Welcome to my new home! Sit down, enjoy your coffee, and let's talk art. :)