It’s Very Hot

by Coat & Tails on

With temperatures reaching approximately 253 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s hard to stay inside and focus on my work. But I’ve had the discipline to not only compulsively update my website, but to carry on the only kind of work that matters in this country anymore: pet portraiture. So let’s run through these updates like Schlitz runs through a freshman.

First of all, I’ve increased the number of sizes that are available. The range used to be 8×10” to 20×24”. Now it’s 4×6” to 24×36”. This required an update on the prices, which was pretty tedious. For those of you who are interested in how I calculate them, below is a sample from my Pricing spreadsheet:


I’ve also updated my home page. Now there are real buttons and shit:

homepage design

Also, I’ll add parenthetically that I spent precisely 8 or 9 hours or so creating an interface that shows me my queue. This way, I’ll be able to see which orders are outstanding, when they’re due, what was ordered, etc. Which is extremely helpful when I’m swamped, like I am now. Just take a look at this workload:

being busy

With my hectic schedule, it’s amazing even to me that I was also able to update The Southern Belle:

southern belle

And finally, here are some commissions: