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I, once upon a time,...

In my post of yesterday, I outlined a few tips as to what traits you need to look out for, when hiring a sales assistant to help you sell your handcrafted work.  Here are a few more. ...

I, once upon a time,...

In one of my earlier blog posts with regards selling my handcrafted jewellery more effectively at exhibitions, I stressed how important it is to turn on your smile volts when customers visit your stall.  In this post, I want to highlight how important it is to have someone who can...

The serious art of f...

Photographs from the DMC Artist and Photographer Exhibition Dubai Media City arranged an exhibition of its freelance artists and photographers in July 2010 and I must say it was a must see.  Each artist and photographer had his/her own unique touch and while I feasted on Costa Coffee’s...

Free art and craft e...

Today I came across Interweave giving away free e-book downloads in various arts and crafts. Quilting, beading, crocheting, knitting, fabric paintings, jewelry tools. This may be of use to newbies in the art and craft field. ...

Mahatma Gandhi’s c...

Image via Flikr user Rachyl McDowell The other day, I stopped by a cloth shop to buy some material so that my all time favourite fashion designer and seamstress (namely Juliana, my mother) could stitch me a lovely skirt just the way I like it.  After years of buying readymade clothes...

Welcome to the Cultu...

It’s great to see you at the Cultural Arts Travelogue (the CAT). We interview creative artistes, attend handcrafted open studios and fashion conferences, take lots of photographs, create audios and videos, offer tips and advice, invite others to share how they overcame their...