TheBluestSky

jewelry, pet i.d. tags and more from North Carolina.

North Carolina, United States · 739 Sales

TheBluestSky

jewelry, pet i.d. tags and more from North Carolina.

North Carolina, United States 739 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Karol

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Announcement   Handmade one of a kind pet i.d. tags in brand new styles are back! Pretty earrings for spring and summer...check back often as I am gearing up again for a great year!

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Last updated on Mar 16, 2016

Handmade one of a kind pet i.d. tags in brand new styles are back! Pretty earrings for spring and summer...check back often as I am gearing up again for a great year!

Karol

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Karol

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Fine art inspired by heart and home.

I spent my childhood in Florida, but made North Carolina my home in 1981. I love the quiet of the trees and the friendly people of this state. I have taken a different route through life, graduating from college (North Carolina State University) in my early 30's, with a young boy in tow. I believe that my path has influenced my art. When I paint, I try to convey the spirit of home, love and hope. I have been professionally trained in the process of painting in the imprimatura style. "Imprimatura is a term used in painting, meaning an initial stain of color painted on a ground. It provides a painter with a transparent, toned ground, which will allow light falling onto the painting to reflect through the paint layers.The term itself stems from the Italian and literally means "first paint layer". Its use as an underpainting layer can be dated back to the guilds and workshops during the Middle Ages; however, it comes into standard use by painters during the Renaissance, particularly in Italy.
The imprimatura provides not only an overall tonal optical unity in a painting but is also useful in the initial stages of the work, since it helps the painter establish value relations from dark to light. It is most useful in the classical approach of indirect painting, where the drawing and underpainting are established ahead of time and allowed to dry. The successive layers of color are then applied in transparent glaze or semi-transparent layers."
My three dogs and two parakeets keep me company while I create. At 56, I feel as if I am beginning a new chapter of my life, and I hope to make it a great one!

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Last updated on December 8, 2012
Thank you for shopping my etsy store. My art is a personal expression of my creativity and my goal is to bring joy to those who receive it. All my materials are top quality as stated in each description.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
"I accept Paypal or Direct Checkout through Etsy for payment. Payment must be made at check-out time in order for the item to be shipped..

If for some reason you need to cancel a purchase after payment please contact me immediately for cancellation. As long as the item has not shipped, There will be no charge for the cancellation. If the item has already shipped, you must return it to me (at your expense) in the same condition which it was received, before I can issue a refund of the original price (less shipping). I cannot get the shipping fees back, so, unfortunately, I cannot refund them to you.

Sales tax will be collected only on items sold within North Carolina.
Shipping
I will carefully pack all items and ship USPS either first class or priority mail. I will provide you with shipping confirmation if you choose priority mail shipping. IF YOU WANT INSURANCE, YOU MUST CONVO ME BEFORE PAYING SO I CAN CALCULATE NEW SHIPPING TOTAL.

I will ship international but you must convo me first before payment so that I can calculate shipping.
Refunds and Exchanges
If your item is received damaged, please notify me immediately upon receipt. If it is a vintage item, and you insured it, I will file the insurance claim for you. It can take up to 30 days to receive the payment from USPS. I will need pictures emailed to me to verify the packing materials condition and condition of the item.

If you choose not to insure a vintage item, be aware you may not be reimbursed for the item cost or shipping fees.

If your item is vintage, please make sure to read (and re-read) the item description to make sure that the condition is not one that I have already disclosed before you contact me to file a damage claim. Some of my vintage items are easily 50-80 years old and they will not be in "new" or "perfect" condition.

If your item is custom or new (not vintage), I will work with you to correct any damages as specified above.
Additional policies and FAQs
I love and welcome custom orders. I can personalize your quilt if you desire with a label to your specifications and I will be happy to assist you with the wording. My quilts will last for many years of use if you will treat them with proper care and I will provide specific washing/care instructions with each purchase. I will consider wholesale and consignment opportunities individually..