Category Archives: Urban Advice

The Cougar Double Standard

The magnet/pinback shown is available in my ETSY shop: smirkinggoddess A lot’s been written about actress Demi Moore’s break-up breakdown lately. Such news is fodder for the market and online tabloids. Despite her natural beauty, talent and business smarts, it’s … Continue reading

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How to Tell if you Moved to a Town with a Lousy Art Center

<img src=" ” alt=”Realtor” /> My husband and I invested in a neighborhood slated to become an up and coming “artist district” eight years ago. Had I visited the Art Center Gallery I would’ve saved myself some time and disappointment-especially … Continue reading

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Another Cost Cutting Tip for Artists

<img src=" ” alt=”TV” /> The Above Magnet/Pinback is available in my ETSY shop:SmirkingGoddess I have some artist friends who don’t subscribe to cablevision due to the expense. I must say in both instances, I saw how it positively impacted … Continue reading

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My Newest Thoughts on Pinbacks, and a Little About Niche Markets

<img src="” alt=”one bitchy thing” /> I used to sell gag lines to a greeting card company, but they rejected more than they purchased-and I tired of working so hard for so little so I stopped. Fast forward a decade … Continue reading

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How I Chose to Display my Art. . .Finally!

<a href=" “> Every artist and graphic designer can tell you hard it is to brand one’s own work with a logo. Ever notice how easier it is to clean up someone else’s mess-(sans resentment that THEY didn’t do it) … Continue reading

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