Natural Pacific barnacle beach stone bolted to a tung nut oiled red cedar base with copper support and beach glass inspired artist-made glass sunshine catcher. For more information, or to buy this piece, Click here.
I can get a hundred enthusiastic compliments on my work, and then one slightly less than 100% positive review wrecks my
Trying out some new art selling sites and found one that is pretty darn good~ at least as far as boosting the ol' ego. ArtWanted.com is just the place for the artist seeking sweet pats on the back. It's so good for that, one starts to think posting a picture of a half rotten work glove (yep, I have one of those) would glean five star reviews. Now that's support! I love it!
However, another site has provided the slap across the face. Don't get me wrong, BoundlessGallery.com is a swell place. They (the owners?) first have a look at the work you propose to put on their site, and if it is not good enough, I guess you might get a rejection email. Well, I was happy to receive a "we maintain stringent criteria that every provider must meet. You have met and exceeded these criteria and we couldn't be happier for you." Okay!
The problem is that they have an anonymous star rating system. Anyone (I think) can view the work and click on a strip rating the piece from zero to five stars. Fine. But anonymous? So is your critic a talented art reviewer? A jealous competitor? A moron? I have to believe that the
The way I am, all the thousands of positive feedback comments from happy eBay customers, and the dozens of enthusiastic comments recently received on Artwanted.com, get pushed to the side, and I brood on this two star rating from Mr. Anonymous. That's just how I am~ unfortunately.