I got some mails and a comment about not making the Cosmo Cricket Team. Nice Mails- thank you girls. But to tell you the truth..it is not THAT bad. Yes…I do not well on rejection…and in the past, honestly I had shed some tears, questioned my self, questioned my work, questioned the people that picked the design team, questioned the bussiness- everything.
But I’m over it. I’m still sad when I’m not picked and it needs an hour to soak in, but I do know why. There are many reasons and one is that I stay true to myself and my style is just not what most manufacturers are looking for. I do not scrap a lot of children, I have often political or very personal statements in my work. My layouts are messy and contain a lot of paint and techniques that might drive away the attention from the actual product. I’m just not what they are looking for – and that is fine – because…I WANT to stay true to myself. You know…they miss out – LOL – not me, because I still get published, teach workshops with products and I still show quite a lot about the versatitilty of product (you can disagree of course- but this is my post- LOL). And at least…if I’m picked by the amazing manufacturer Rose Moka I know that they definetly like my work with all my rough edges.
It would have been nice if CC would have left a little comment on the thread just to let me know they saw the work and well…say they appreciate me trying, because at least me and a lot of others did some “nice” advertisment for free for their company, but hey…that little comment wouldn’t have made the world more beautiful or my life a quota better.
Because- even with that rejection… my life is good and beautiful. Life is not just paper and scissors and art can be a cure:)
Congratulations to the CC finalists – I wish you all luck!!!