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Quick and Easy Jewelry Display

If you find yourself selling jewelry, here is a quick and easy way to display your work.

Cut two pieces of fabric, 4″ by 5″.  Lay them on top of each other, the right side of the fabric facing inward.  333 more words

Book commission - editing in progress

Book commission, edits 2017 Douglas Stockdale

A couple of days ago I blogged about the working on the text formatting process for this book commission. In the meantime Craig and I worked out a text layout design and a method to work together on how to complete this aspect of the book. 220 more words


Fall Begins at Lithia Artisans Market of Ashland

Happy Fall Equinox! This is the markets biggest weekend of the 2017 season. 47 artisans will be showing their handcrafted wares along Ashland Creek, on Calle Guanajuato this upcoming weekend. 304 more words

Commission book dummy phase 3

Commission book dummy, text layout alternatives, 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale

At the end of last week I posted about having a better defined book dummy; a straw man for the amount of pages I might need and well into the process of using post-it notes to signify what attributes of this book commission were going to end up where in the book. 287 more words


At Sotheby's | Joseph Wright's 'An Academy by Lamplight'

Press release via Art Daily (18 September 2017) . . .

Old Masters Evening Sale
Sotheby’s, London, 6 December 2017

The genius of Joseph Wright of Derby A.R.A. 746 more words

Art Market


There are 200,000 artists in the US according to The National Endowment of the Arts. There are 5000 art dealers in the US. For an artist’s signature passion to be discovered is like trying to find an artist in a haystack. 240 more words


Butter and Basketball: The Price Of Contemporary Art

A recurring theme in these pages is that of valuation in the art market. Having spent a decent amount of time and some considerable lolly in studying the art trade at Sotheby’s in London, I like to keep up with trends on the business side of things, particularly when they intersect with museums and public collections. 1,119 more words