We did another antique market at Ayr's Citadel on Saturday. Very tiring but sold a few prints and cards and spoke to a lot of interested and interesting people. This was a busy event, the last before Christmas. I've decided to carry on doing these monthly events as far as possible, because people keep asking me if I'll be 'there next month' and I tell them I hope so!
The more often people see you as a regular exhibitor, the more interested (and confident) they become. Or that's what we're hoping, anyway. Back when I was working as a woodcarver, people knew who I was and what I did, but making a name for yourself in another field entirely, albeit a creative one, is a bit of a challenge. One visitor came up with another word to describe my work - primitive, in a good way. He said he loved the way it was so full of life.
The next market is at the very end of January and we've booked a stall, hoping that the weather won't be too bad. At least the disabled parking is very close to the door, and my wife does all the carrying!
We'll be blogging from time to time about Alan's work, what he's working on and what's for sale. Watch this space for news of forthcoming exhibitions too!