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Painting [Feb. 23rd, 2003|02:25 pm]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
Let me see - I've been doing a bunch of online stuff, commissions, etc. Now I'm working on a big (well, 14"x18") original painting that I will probably put on eBay as my EBSQ+ offering (ie, instead of starting at a penny I'll have to start it at $100 minimum bid, so I'd better make it large, hehe). It's kind of strange though, even when I start the bidding at $100 my auctions often don't end as high as my penny auctions (that and the increased listing fees make me slow to every list EBSQ+ auctions). I've also noticed that the size of the painting rarely proportional to ending bid price. Quite different from the rest of the art world. I've got the webcam up and pointed at my new painting while I work =)

In other news, Quan-Yin just ate a bunch of ribbon off of a balloon. Usually, it's Azrael who eats the ribbons. It's days like these that make me think my babies aren't as smart as I think they are. Matt will probably be finding ribbons in the litter box. Eww.

[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-02-25 08:57 am (UTC)

Re: Ebay vs. the Other World

You are probably right - I've browsed art on eBay a lot, and I often get surprised when I see a piece (assuming it is larger) and then see that it is 4"x6", lol. One phenomenon I've encountered is that a lot of people cannot visualize how big something is when read in inches. I get a lot of email asking "How big is 8"x10"?". Hehe, I'm always tempted to say something snide of course like "It's eight inches by ten inches". But - I generally say something along the lines of "It's a little bit smaller than a piece of notebook paper."
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