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I am excited to share some snapshots from my recent CHA experience. I have attended these shows since 2007 and I can easily say that CHA 2012 Winter Show was the best year yet!

As a part of being at the event, I exhibited my 3-D art licensing illustration and design portfolio in the Designer Showcase. I was privileged to meet up hundreds of creative people walking the show floor and taking valuable classes. This year I got more time to test many new products and techniques through the make-n-takes which is what the whole craft industry is about!

The day before the show started I took classes from 8am-10pm at night and then more classes peppered through out the other show days. To me education is a very valuable part of my CHA experience and I learned so many new ideas about marketing, business, retail and even a couple classes on the legal side of things. I look forward to implementing what I  learned into my art business the coming year and I am eager to share this knowledge with my students and manufacturing and publishing clients as well!


Also, if you missed the opening day “She’s Crafty” flash mob, this is for you!

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