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I have a new fox listed in my shop! He's much larger than the original fox that was featured by Etsy, and I spent a lot of time layering colors to get him to look just right. He has a lovely depth of color now that the pictures just don't seem to capture. I loved making him and it was good to sit down and work on something with much more detail.

Looking back on my shop sales (and it's not even been three months) I can see an evolution of my art even in this small span of time. I have no idea what the future holds for my art, but the evolution is so exciting. I have learned to take more time making the plumpies, and that symmetry is important to me. I have learned to work more cleanly and to use crisp lines. All of these details have helped to "polish" my work. I'm just thrilled with how fast it's all happened.

My central focus this week is finalizing a commission and getting that shipped out. I'm going to restock my lion and owl and finish some more detailed and intricate pieces that have been gathering thoughts on a shelf.

It's hot in Vermont. Hot. In May. I'm kind of devastated that we didn't get a true Spring...and I'm going to have to buy a parks pass sooner rather than later - because I need to go swimming already. In May!


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