Flutterby Butterfly

By heather at 4:49 am on Tuesday, October 17, 2006


Just added a few quirky fantasy style butterflies to my shop at CafePress.

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GIANTmicrobes | The Common Cold (Rhinovirus)

By heather at 2:03 am on Tuesday, October 17, 2006


A little something that made me smile today! These cuddly lumps and their infectiously cute friends can be found at GiantMicrobes.com.

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Butterfly sketch

By heather at 7:41 pm on Monday, October 16, 2006

© Heather Castles

An art nouveau inspired butterfly. Signed prints are available at my Etsy.com shop!

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Crafts are cool again!

By heather at 7:11 am on Monday, October 16, 2006

Well, maybe they were never cool…but if there was ever a time being crafty was cool, now’s the time! Check out Craftzine.com for a taste of the new craft movement.

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Playing Devil’s Advocate to Win

By heather at 3:12 am on Friday, October 13, 2006

Hilarious expression of environmental concern!

xkcd.com : a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.

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2006 Adelaide Cathedral Art Show Submissions

By heather at 8:25 am on Wednesday, October 4, 2006

Texas © Heather Castles

The 2006 Adelaide Cathedral Art Show now is holding onto four of my paintings, which will be shown over the next week…this being the first exhibition I’ve contributed to, so am pretty nervous / excited about the experience. (Read on …)

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Tin Cat Café IMOG Charity Exhibition

By heather at 8:07 am on Wednesday, October 4, 2006

Baby Zoo Animal Toys © Heather Castles
This piece of artwork is happily hanging on the wall at Tin Cat Café … one of many artworks for sale with all proceeds going towards IMOG (International Infancy, Midwifery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Aid Programme). (Read on …)

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30 Ways to Increase Revenue in Your Illustration Business

By heather at 9:28 pm on Monday, October 2, 2006

To help stretch the cash flow in your creative business, here’s a list of several ways you can increase your revenue, aside from doing the obvious and creating and selling new artwork….

Get the most mileage out of your illustrations

  • 1. Resell rights managed illustrations to other industries. If you’ve sold a greeting card illustration and that particular publisher allows you to continue to sell the illustration outside that industry…go for it!
  • 2. Submit rights managed artwork to stock illustration companies
  • 3. Donate artwork to charities…not only do you feel good, but you often receive a tax credit.
  • 4. Keep track of your illustration inventory, so that you can easily track which illustrations you can promote to sell during those slow times
  • 5. Sell prints of your work through free online shops. (Read on …)

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