April 30, 2021 • Issue XLV
Doors are opening, reader

WooHoo! Next Friday I will be participating in my first show of 2021. I am so excited! I am not sure I even remember how do to one. I guess it will all come back.

The show is "Let's Get N*ked Again!" It has been an annual show from your great folks at OT Circus. The show will feature a wide range of unique artistry, which usually draws a good crowd. It will feature creative products that goes along with the title. We were told upon being accepted into the show, however, to not take the title too seriously. The booths are sold out and the gallery on the inside of OT Circus has no more room! The opening is 5/7/2021, 5-8:30pm. Click here for additional information (once there, scroll down the page)

In this section I will attempt to answer submitted questions—contact me and ask a question. If you do I promise not to talk to Freddy (my stuffed Teddy!).

Q&A... a friend of mine, Carol, had this question when she saw my new cards.

• Why did you switch from your regular cards, Tim, and decide to go with square cards, instead?

For many years (too many!) I have had a similar business card: rectangle, black and white, pertinent information.

OK. It is now 2021 and I am ready to change. Ready to get outta da house! Beware of the changes. It's all about the square card. A good friend, and a pretty good photographer as well, David Duplessie has had that type of card for years. At first I scoffed about his choice and kept creating rectangle cards.

Just about a month ago I was playing around with a design for a new card that would include most of what I do. That card is 5x7-inches and is for promotion, mainly. As I working on the fonts for the design I saw the one that is on my card. It is a capital "T", but with a slight opening in the middle of the stem. Timmy liked it!

So, as I was working on that card I thought that I should be focused on my brand. I should have a business card that reflected a new direction, with a similar font and design across social media, as well as in my printed materials.

So, I ordered a set from Vista Print. When I opened the box I was very pleased, and from the reaction of friends, they are keepers. I guess we now know that an old horse can change its shoes.

Don't be afraid of change. Embrace it and be thankful. It just might be what you need!
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