About Last Week

Saturday, 20 March 2010

That's what last week got me asking.

You see, I took part in this year's Arts Market at LCC, and to tell the truth it didn't go too well. I'm not sure what it was? Maybe it was bad timing or lack of items, but my items just didn't sell. It's given me the fear that maybe my work just isn't in fashion.

It was a little depressing to say the least, especially when you're surrounded by many gifted people who's work are flying off the stalls. It was odd, people said they liked my stuff, they just not enough to buy.

So what did I sell? Hand drawn alphabet tote bags, that's all. I thought people would like them, you could choose one to match your initial, like the bag was made for you personally ...and anyone else who happens to share the first letter of your name!

Seeing as I'm lacking in models, and am currently too lazy to find a decent location, I ignored the rules of the photogenic and modeled some of the bags myself. I'll take some proper high spec fashion photos later, hopefully.

I gotta admit, I was pretty pleased with the designs, It's something I've been meaning to do for a while, the idea of profit was simply a bonus.

& just to let you know, I have done a design for each of the 26 letters in the alphabet, which shall at some point congregate in a book. No doubt it will appear here at some point, and once I figure out how I'll turn them into a fully working font!

My work is not in fashion.


You know how fashion shifts.