It is my deep, dark pleasure to announce the annual Online Hallowe'en Artists' Studio Tour! This is my "treat" to you all, a special way to celebrate my favorite season, share some exceptional art by artists I personally admire and raise money for animal charities. With this blog, I hope to keep you up-to-date with proceedings and progress as we approach the yearly "launch" on October 1st!

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Last Year's Statistics

I thought this might be of interest to you: Last year, in total, we had 8 sales off the site, with most being for items above $200. So while there were few sales, they were for pricey pieces. (Two sales were to folks in England!) On average for each day in the month of October, we had 42 visitors a day to the opening web page. Furthermore, all visitor feedback was very positive, although I think the Creaking Door Prize was a bit too difficult/time consuming as only 13 people entered. (Thank you for the numbers!)

Hey, and already 12 artists have agreed to participate this year, you can see who at

Saturday, January 16, 2010

I'm happy to say that the artists' guidelines are now updated and are ready to be shared with the artists. The plan is to email invitations out this week; hopefully I can inspire some more of my favorite artists to take part!

And how's this for wonderful: "The Filigree" creators Celena and Marty are in the latest issue of Faerie Magazine! WOW! If you'd like to get a copy, visit