Time to apply for the Bazaar Bizarre Maker Faire 2010! Now accepting applications through March 16th 2010.
Maker Faire is a two-day, family-friendly event that celebrates the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset. It’s for creative, resourceful people of all ages and backgrounds who like to tinker and love to make things. From a vendor standpoint, this fair is AMAZING. I make more sales at the Maker Faire than at any other fair ever. Period. Also, on load-in day there’s free dinner and … Read more »
Like many creative types these days, I’ve had to get a day job. It’s not that I’m getting fewer projects, it’s just that fewer of them pay much, if anything. When faced with the choice, I always go for the well-paying projects first, then fill my remaining time with the projects that pay in web traffic, nebulous future sales/commissions or “cred.” Unfortunately that’s been most of them lately. I’m pretty good about not taking on jobs that realistically won’t give me much of either.
My new job isn’t bad. It’s mostly tech-y admin stuff and it changes on a regular basis … Read more »
This one’s got a really quick turnaround, so be sure to act quickly if you want to participate. I for one am thrilled to have the chance to beef up my mid-winter income, which is typically kind of a slow season for me.
Here’s the info:
Artist Village Volume 2: Valentine’s Day
Saturday February 13, 2010 from 12pm-8pm
Continuing … Read more »
Got an idea for the next hot toy? Put it to the test over at Patch Together.
Here’s how it works: you submit an image of your awesome resin or plush toy design and Patch Together members vote on which designs are worth prototyping. If your toy gets chosen, it will go up for pre-order in the Patch Together store. Once it has enough pre-orders (20), your toy will be produced as a limited edition and you share the profits with Patch … Read more »
Anyone looking to make a little money or exchange critical writing for art? The Present Group is looking for a critic.
For all the east coasters out there (or folks who can travel light), BUST magazine’s annual Holiday Craftacular has posted its application page for this year’s NYC show. The 2009 Craftacular takes place Sunday, December 6th from 10am-7:30 PM. Their booth fee seems steep, but it looks as though they’ve moved the show from Brooklyn to Chelsea, so it might very well be worth it.