Artisans and Innovators - Be a Guest

Why not let people discover your work through an interesting interview? Choose up to 10 of the following questions. Send your answers along with your links and photos to:

If you're not an artisan, are you an INNOVATOR? If one of these words describe your current projects and endeavors, you qualify: Discoverer, Pioneer, Creator, Trendsetter, Trailblazer, Experimenter, Mastermind, Leader, Guide, Initiator.

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PRODUCT REVIEWS: You may request a product review. Leave me a listing URL of the exact/similar product you would like reviewed. I'll respond to your request by email. 


Required: Along with your interview Q and A include the following:

  • Brief bio or introduction. (A personal photo is optional but highly recommended)
  • Up to 6 links such as (Blog, website, Twitter, FB, or retail links.)
  • Please include 3 - 5 photos of your artwork, retail items, studio, or innovative concept. (If you want your photos captioned, please include that information). Also, make sure that you own the photos you send. Do not send any third-party photos that you have not produced yourself. (Send photos as a separate attachment, NOT in the body of your email.)
Caution: All material must be family friendly. No nudity, etc. THANK YOU for your cooperation.

Promotion: I will promote your post across my social media accounts: Pinterest, Twitter, Google, and Facebook. My combined followers total approx. 10,000. To expand your audience, please promote the post across your social networks as well.

Available for Comments: Please be available to respond to any comments you may receive on your promotional interview. Just check the blog for 2 or 3 days after your posting date and interact with those who visit and leave a comment for you. It's easy and shows appreciation for those interested in your work.

Posting Date: After receiving your interview material, I will schedule your posting date. If you have a specific target date you'd like to meet, please put that in the information you send me. I'll do all I can to accommodate you.

Notice: Please keep all information and photos on a general theme. I do not post religious, holiday, political, or controversial subject matter.

INTERVIEW QUESTIONS: CHOOSE from 5-10 questions you'd like to answer.
  1. What are you doing when you’re not creating? 
  2. Do you have other hobbies or artistic mediums you work in?
  3. What themes do you pursue most frequently?
  4. What inspires you? Describe one real-life example.
  5. What’s your favorite piece of work that you've created? (Please include a link or photo)
  6. What are you working on at the moment?
  7. What is your dream project?
  8. Do you have long-term professional goals
  9. What wouldn’t you do without?
  10. Why be an artist?
  11. Are you an artist full-time or part-time?
  12. How does an artist look at life?
  13. Have you had memorable reactions and comments toward your work?
  14. Do you work alone? 
  15. What research do you do?
  16. What is your dream project?
  17. Do you have long-term professional goals
  18. What wouldn’t you do without?
  19. What else should we know about you and your work?
  20. Do you have any tips or inspiring words for others?
  21. What got you interested in art? 
  22. Have you taken any art classes?
  23. What qualities do you think are most important when creating art?
  24. How do you know when a work is finished?
  25. Do you travel for inspiration?
  26. How do you market your work?
  27. What's your favorite color and why?
  28. When eating, do you have a favorite color scheme that enhances your enjoyment of the meal?
  29. What does the color red inspire in your imagination and emotions?
  30. Do you prefer straight or curvy lines?
  31. How do you achieve texture and depth in your work?
  32. What do you find easier to work with: light or shadow, and why?
  33. What are your can’t-live-without craft-room essentials?
  34. What sorts of things are inspiring you right now? Where do you look for inspiration?
  35. When do you feel the most creative?
  36. Why do you think people should continue to make things by hand?
  37. If you had the opportunity, what 3 things would you do to advance the Handmade Movement?
  38. Was your business planned, or did it naturally evolve?
  39. Why are in this type of business?
  40. How did you get started in this business?
  41. How do you market your business? How are people aware of your business?
  42. Where do you see your business in the next year? In the next five years? The next ten years?
  43. How has technology, such as computers and the internet, impacted on how you conduct business?
  44. Can you describe your customers?
  45. Can you describe your target audience? 
  46. Are you willing do do interviews, collaborative projects, product or travel location reviews?


  1. Lynda I look forward to working with you and being featured. I love your giving spirit!

    1. Thank you for those kind words. I do like helping others to tell the world about their special creative niche. I find all types of artistic endeavors so interesting myself and I know there are many others who enjoy reading about artisans and their creative process.

    2. I tried sending a message earlier but I don't think I posted it correctly, Im interested in The Interview Lynda, if you could get back to me and let me know what I need to do

      Sue Ladydarinefinecrafts etsy

    3. So many wonderful thought-provoking questions to choose from, and I'm looking forward to answering all ten and being seen by your approximately 10,000 followers! Thanks so much, Lynda!!