Friday, August 14, 2009

Featured Friday: StonyGhost

Tell us who you are
Tyler Dobson Brooklyn, ny, artist, gallery runner (

Other than creating things for etsy, what do you do?
I am a multi media artist, and gallery owner. I paint, make prints, and sculptures.

What first made you want to become an artist?
i was always interested in objects, I guess I really began to realize the potential of art when I was in High School. So I decided to go to Pratt Institute, where I majored in painting and art history.

Describe your creative process and the materials you use
For Stony Ghost, I mainly use tie-dye ing processes. I use a color discharge process for most of my stuff. Recently I have been making limited edition prints too. I also am realizeing that It's good to have a variety of things, so I am including antique prints, and other after market items.

What handmade possession to you prize the most?
All the artwork thats been given to me by friends.

Top 5 websites you visit besides etsy?
I like surfing art gallery websites mainly.

Any advice you have for new etsy users
Be patient...Im still trying to build interest.

What are your favorite features of etsy, and what new features would you like to see?
Community forums.

How do you promote your shop/work?
Forums, talkng with other etsians.

In ten years, where would you like to be?
I'd like to have a business with a few employees.

1 comment:

Angelina Fong Designs said...

Great feature! I'm really loving the way that the color and print process is used in unexpected pieces like decorative pillows!