Posted by annie on December 23, 2001 at 20:28:21:
In Reply to: Re: 2002 posted by Deb Enos on December 22, 2001 at 19:59:15:
I always made everything myself, and was encouraged by the galleries to always do something new. Custom work was also a big part of my local business with the galleries. Since they had so much work all on consignment, I really never got much inventory ahead to be available for other accounts. I wasn't doing any retail shows, so I had little contact with other artists and thier business models.
When the galleries were selling really well, this worked fine, and when sales got slower, I was at a loss as to what I could do to change things.
I needed a guru, and got one. annie