Abstract Painting collection

On the days that I've tried to go surfing, the weather has been terrible so I've been working on my Etsy shop and painting away. I've got a new collection coming out in April. I've been creating a few abstract pieces. I wanted to try something different and admittedly, the colors aren't cohesive but I … Continue reading Abstract Painting collection

Quarterly Sales Tax

When I hear the term quarterly sales tax, I think, "Ugh!" The dreaded state sales taxes. Whether I like it or not, it's just a normal part of doing business. Well, it took a few days of concentrated effort but I managed to get them completed and submitted on time. Whew! I updated the spreadsheets … Continue reading Quarterly Sales Tax

Ready, Set, Go!

I did figure out a logo and branding colors that will work for me. I've spent the last few days implementing these across platforms. I still have to take care of the legal stuff but, that is currently in process. The decision has been made to rebrand. Surprisingly, I'm actually excited about it. I love … Continue reading Ready, Set, Go!

Rebranding Is A Hard Decision

I have spent some time looking at shop name options this week. I'm so torn. As an artist, I want to use my name for my shop. As an Etsy Shop owner, I want people to be able to find me and be able to spell my shop name. I may be able to rebrand … Continue reading Rebranding Is A Hard Decision

Shop Rebranding Research

This week in my Etsy class, I'm learning about branding my store. Of course, this includes my logo and colors but also, my shop name. I've already gone back and forth with this. I don't want to be pegged into a surf and beach artist only. But at the same time, we need to niche … Continue reading Shop Rebranding Research