I'm getting myself ready to go to CHA this weekend... that's the Craft and
Hobby Assoc. Show held in Los Angeles. I went a couple of years ago but this
time I'm much more serious about finding out if I fit anywhere in that industry.
I've been working on a portfolio to take with me and thought for today
you might like to take a peek at a few of the 35 pages.
These pages represent a few of the art styles I enjoy doing. I've always
loved the detail of pen and ink... and hand lettering.
I only started playing with collage... and acrylics... a little over a year ago
and it is very much a playful style... and very expressive.
My daughter Michelle was a major influence in my art journaling. It's such
a great way to doodle and be creative purely for the fun of it... now I just
wish I had more time to do it... maybe after the house is finished.
And then there's what I call Classic Karla... the traditional style that has
filled many of the pages of my books and many of the hearts of my readers.
I know that not every style lends itself to crafting...
but I still think it's important to let a potential licensee see the possibilities!
I plan on adding a few more pages as well because I want to photograph and
take some of my more handcrafted items like the most recent purses and a
maybe my sculptures... you do remember Esther, don't you?
I am praying for God's favor. I don't know if I will find a place to fit in that
market... but He knows. So I will go in faith... believing He is the One who
opens and closes doors and I will trust Him to lead me in the way I need to go.
So if you think of me... and would like to see my art made available
in the craft world... please say a prayer for me... He hears and listens!
I'll keep you posted... but for now I must get back to work! Much to be done!
Blessings and hugs...
PS... I am thankful for the huge response to my Valentine freebie....
Sorry to those who missed out... I'll make it up to you another day...
and do hope that some of you will reciprocate the kindness with a photo of your
own creative craftiness using the Valentine download!!