Q- What is Kevin’s Cards?
A- Kevin’s Cards is basically where I take my original paintings and turn them in to greeting cards for birthdays, holidays, etc. This idea originally started when my “God Bless” painting was turned into sympathy cards after my grandfather’s passing. I don’t know how the name came to be, it just stuck there.
Q- How much do you sell your cards for?
6 for $5
Q- How often do you post a new blog?
A- During the following events:
-Card Sale (Upcoming/Past)
-Art & Wine Festival I Attended
-Sporting Event I Attended
-Any Major News to Report
Q- Do all of your posts include your art/website/projects?
A- For the most part, yes
Q- Where do you get your ideas for your projects?
A- Most of them come from my interests and hobbies, such as The Joy of Painting TV show, events I attend, places I go to, and anything that strikes my fancy
Q- Where do you get your cards printed from?
A- FolgerGraphics in Hayward
Q- What do you do with the leftover cards that have not been sold?
A- Either I give them away to people who can’t afford to buy them or keep them to write letters and greetings for birthdays, holidays, and other occasions
Q- Do you paint from a special scene or your imagination?
A- A combination of both. I start with a general idea of what I’m going to paint, but other than that, it’s not really planned out. I make it up as I go along
Q- How were your posters made and what was the inspiration for it?
A- I used Adobe InDesign to create them. My inspiration for them was my interest in sports and childhood memories
Q- Have you sold your cards at any other art & wine festivals or art shows?
A- I’ve only done small sales or giveaways. The only large art show was at Artist Alley at the Alameda County Fair. As I’ve mentioned in previous blogs, I go to these types of shows because my cards could make an appearance at any one of them
Q- How long does it take for you to complete a painting?
A- Between 45 mins to an hour, depending on the size of canvas I use