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Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals

Alicia Eskanos
  • Palm Harbor, FL
  • United States
  • Polymer Clay Sculpting
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Profile Information

Your Medium
Polymer Clay Sculpting
Years in the Art Fair Business
I am brand new to the "selling" aspect of art..
First show ever
I'm a Newbie, so I am still figuring out how to attend an art show =)
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
I don't know yet..
Best show ever and why
Worst show ever and why
Who referred you to Please be specific.
google did ;)
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I'm awesome and way fun ;)

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My 2K FB 'likes' Thank-you letter ^_^

Posted on July 19, 2015 at 9:53am 9 Comments

Well I had a pretty cool day yesterday. I am just about a week away from my first anniversary of starting Lemon Drops Art. My FB page reached 2 thousand likes and I created my first ever 'tutorial' (I'm still uploading said tutorial...this part takes forever apparently but I will post a link when its all finished....that is, if I haven't slipped into a coma waiting for this thing to upload. In which case please send coffee!)

I wanted to share with you guys my "Thank You" post from my…


Meet the Artist/Creator of LDA

Posted on January 31, 2015 at 11:35pm 5 Comments


Welcome to Lemon Drops Art. I began this business with a deeply-rooted love of art, a newfound love of sculpting and a shoe-string budget. I grew up…


Pricing my art pieces when working with polymer clay

Posted on January 14, 2015 at 10:43pm 5 Comments

This week’s blog is focusing primarily on how I price my polymer clay sculptures for sale. It isn’t an exact science and I’ve played around a lot with it. I have found that pricing my art fairly and within market value range is extraordinarily important.  

I really shot myself in the foot when I first started out. I waaaay over priced something to someone who very easily could have been a long-term client. Big mistake.…


Getting started... Creating LDA

Posted on January 7, 2015 at 1:00pm 7 Comments

     For me, beginning my own business was something I sort of 'fell' into. I was feeling pretty lost over the summer. My art has always been a kind of 'blankie' for me, so I began to draw again. For fun one day my daughters and I went to the craft store and bought a block of clay to come home and play with.

Wow, it was like finding a new land to explore. We played that night, mostly just to see what we could come up with.…


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At 3:18pm on January 5, 2015, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Alicia.  Thanks for joining us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful & that you’ll share ideas & ask questions. The site is only as good as the participants make it.  We have a lot to offer one another, experienced & newbie alike.

When you have a chance, please stop by the "Discussions" area to introduce yourself to the rest of us.

Many topics have already been discussed. We suggest you try a search of your topic before you post your question. Click the SEARCH tab at the top of the page & “search” for your topic: tents, jury fees, Ann Arbor Art Fair, the name of a show, etc. You might be surprised that someone has already asked your question.

We also ask all new members to take a few moments to read our code of conduct. It is under the Discussions tab. These are the guidelines that all members need to follow to keep the community useful & helpful to all.

Each of us is unique & has a gift to share that can help someone else. We all look forward to your sharing on

Best wishes, Connie Mettler

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At 11:53pm on January 19, 2015, Connie Mettler gave Alicia Eskanos a gift
Congrats on being awarded the Post of the Week Award - 1/19/2015.
At 10:44pm on June 25, 2015, Connie Mettler gave Alicia Eskanos a gift
Alicia, thank you so much for supporting Art Fair Insiders during our 2015 Pledge Drive.

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