Posted by resonanteye on 05/22/2012
In my art, I’ve been organizing, building a simple inventory system. I’ve scaled back the number of websites I use, the number of social sites I post to. I’ve deleted some profiles, which is a first for me- for years I’ve been experimenting with internet transparency and being outspoken, but I think it’s time for me to focus all of it, into a white-hot pinprick, centered right here on this page.
I’ve organized all my workspace to make it streamlined. I have a framing area, I have a packaging and packing area for my art. I have bins for supplies. My drawing table has a lightbox on it- instead of the lightbox being under the couch, with a pile of chewed pencils near it.
I have a computer and printing station, an area just for that.
I have yet to organize my camera and photography stuff, but it’s next on the list.
And my tattoo schedule- I’ve switched to a calendar app, in the cloud…instead of writing down who is coming when on scraps of paper shoved in my sketchpad, or the schedule book at the shop. I can look at my phone, or online from anywhere and know who is what and when.
All this means that I have to drag my people (that’s you) along with me into this new, clean, zen way of doing things.
Simply put, if you’re getting tattooed by me and need time, email me. Don’t facebook or etsy or text. Email me. Because then it’s all in one place. Or if you want to buy art- buy it here, on this site. It notifies me. I can email you when I ship things. My central email is where I will be doing all my business now.
I already feel a weight lifting, and like I will be less confused. I am already straddling the line between frazzled artist confusion and absent-minded-professorism, so there’s no need for me to make it any harder on myself.
Now if I could only bring myself to clean the kitchen.