Many of my friends said they wanted to collect and gift original art, but felt like it was inaccessible. With some galleries charging thousands of dollars for giclée prints alone, it is no wonder!
I spent many a quiet moment mulling over what originally seemed to be a conflict of interests. Charging a low price for many hours of work is unfair for me, but the last thing I wanted to say was, "You're right, art is inaccessible! HAHA"
I had a light bulb moment - if charging myself a fair wage was the issue, why not create a series of artworks that were completed in small bites?
Art makes people happy, and now more people can collect original artwork.
I don't have a perfect answer for this, I'm afraid.
I have been asked this only a few times, and each time the indicated painting sold within a few hours - but not to the person asking me the question.
Obviously, I have mixed feelings about this:
One of several things may have happened:
Because the Daily Cards are designed to have an accessible price, and they are completed almost daily, those twenty cent renewal fees start to add up. If I renew too often, I will not be able to continue offering them.
The best solution is to save renewals for holidays and special occasions. So, if you see a card you like, add it to your (or your friend's) growing art collection before it vanishes.
The best way to find out about renewal events is to join my mailing list.