Tuesday saw my first day ever of exhibiting my work, it was a very hot day, and we were hosting in a pub gardens, so lots of people poped in to re fuel after cycling in the heat of the new forest, unknowing of the event, and being on bicycles, they were not prepared for buying, but I sold some greeting cards, and many took contact detail cards. I also sold one print and one original, so not bad as many people that visited knowing of the event are out to just view others talent…as I will be doing this weekend ( it’s great to meet other locals with similar interests). While sat in the heat the pub kindly gave me a four pint jug of water, which I very quickly drank through, whilst painting a donkey in watercolour and pastel…I thought this was appropriate as ponies, donkey and cattle graze right upto the front gate of the pub.
Sadly on the drive home one of my canvases, an oil painting of a hare slipped onto the folded easel, and now has a tiny hole in it, gutted!
Here are some photos of my display, it became apparent to me that if I do this again, I need more kit, to display my work in a more classy fashion.