Sunday, August 23, 2009

It's official! My California business permit has the new name. I spent yesterday on the phone with paypal and ebay to change everything over to the new name and then I had to open a new account on eBay for listing my sculpts. The bad thing is I can't use My Wycked Ways as the name for the new account because I had already used the new eBay account is wyckedwayssculptures. Now all I have to do is sculpt something to list! LOL

I'm finishing up a rather large wing order and if all goes well, I'll have some pics today.

I mentioned in a previous post that I had quite Facebook. Turns out that a few days after I had done that, my local news had a segment which mentioned a class action lawsuit against Facebook for privacy violations and ID theft. Seems it's not just the games that have hackers, but the ID's are being hacked too, so I went back in and deleted most of my information. When you deactivate your account, they still keep your information. You can't delete your account.
That bothers me because it's still in their servers. Well, if I get hacked, I'll know where it came from.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

I just put in my application to California to officially change the name of my supply business. The decision was difficult, but a couple of people had commented that their hubbies thought they had gotten some exotic things in the mail...(disappointed to find sculpting supplies). Some others had misspelled the website in their links (mywyckedways) by spelling it correctly as "wicked" and you can imagine where that took them! If all goes smoothly, the supply website will officially be OOAK Artist Emporium!

The other news is, I have added Tussah Silk and Mulberry Silk roving to my growing line of art supplies. Not many people know that these fibers are wonderful in use as hair for their tiny fairies. It's soft and shiny and very fine which adds a more proportionate look to fairy hair. It's all natural and takes dyes beautifully. It's also a straight fiber. I don't know much about needle felting, but I would think this would also be perfect in that venue.

I dropped out of facebook. A couple of people had some hacker while playing one of the games (farmtown) and the other just logging games. Their computers were taken over and both had to get their computers cleaned out. So for me, it's not worth the risk.

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Well, at last I can reveal the dragon that I made for our clay group challenge. I didn't start out with this look, but since my attempts to make a dragon that looked realistic didn't pan out, this just popped into my head and I went with it.
I have to say, this was a lot of fun to make and watch as it progressed. I think I may have found my niche in making dragons. The dragon is entirely made of Cernit clay.
"A Dragon's Winter"