Timothy Adam Design is a metal guru..not to mention a great Etsian who love to help out as best he can within the Etsy Community....He is the mastermind behind the promotional catalogs of Etsy Artists "Handbook to Handmade Volumes"
"the handbook to handmade" is a monthly volume of 36 ETSY artists and their shops...this is a promotional tool that is used to help promote artists and etsy. the first volume was a success, with a great mix of artists from 36 different cities from around the world.".-Timothy Adam Designs
There have been 5 volumes created and published since January 2007 with Volume # 6 currently accepting new artist...(cue plug.. LOL) visit http://etsypromobook.blogspot.com/ for more info or contact Tim @ TimothyAdamDesigns.etsy.com
I had a chance to thank him again for featuring me as one of the 35 artists in the Volume II "Handbook"(pg.8) and catch him for am interview:
*** Hey Timothy Adam here....full time metal artist and blogger...I live in Grand Rapids Michigan with my talented wife and my Jack Russel, Sadie.
What inspires you?
****Modern art and modern architecture
Your current favorite piece?
What got your started in your craft?
*** about 3 years ago my sister in law in Baltimore, who is a furniture designer..she started the spark..and i have not stopped ever since
One weird fact about you or your shop
***** 3 years ago i had no idea i had a creative side!
How did you come up with your shop name?
**** That's an easy one....it is my name and i design stuff!
Do you have any advice for other Etsians or artists in general?
*** you always need to love what you are doing and have fun..once the fun stops..it is time to do something different..
What are your goals for 2008?
***** 2008: First goal was to go full time with my art and i have done that...second goal is to hit 1000 sales on etsy...third is to keep building my blogs!!
Thanks Tim...oh BTW...Sadie gave her seal of approval
here are some more awesome links of Tim's to check out
a how to video on the etsy mini: