Author Archives: Maia Rainwood

About Maia Rainwood

Owner and Maker at Maia Rainwood Design. Wearable art for wise women, birth keepers, witches, and world-builders.

A little dotty…

  Still getting dotty over here at the Little White Cottage On The Hill, but enough time has passed that I’m starting to feel comfortable about breaking out the “good” paints and the “good” canvas (read, bigger than 6×6). Things … Continue reading

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Well this is coming along!

I got a ton of these 4×4 mini canvases to practice on. Some of them may be going up in the shop soon but, I think not this one. Lucky Cat seems to think we should keep it! Working on … Continue reading

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How’s your foundation?

So a couple of posts ago I was talking about sucking badly at doing new things. I’m happy to say that I’m not sucking quite so hard anymore. I feel like I still have a long way to go to … Continue reading

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Why NOT be a community resource?

Love me some Kelly Diels. Her writing about FLEB (Female Lifestyle Empowerment Brand) tactics and nastiness were instrumental in identifying and then breaking free of some negative things in my own life. Today’s piece for Medium definitely pinged me on … Continue reading

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In which I am sucking badly at doing new things.

…and that’s basically just fine. There comes a point in every artist’s life when you’ve been doing something for a while and you develop a certain mastery over your craft. It feels effortless (or at least, you don’t have to think … Continue reading

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What if you want to charge less? Other thoughts about pricing.

And maybe still working out some stuff around previous-doula-org, too. “Knowledge without mileage equals bullshit.” – Henry Rollins The other day I was talking about raising my prices as a jewelry designer and metalsmith. Today I’m going to talk about dropping my … Continue reading

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And while we’re on the subject of the shop…

The Etsy store is open again while I finish the new website/shop which will (hopefully, fingers crossed) be live sometime in June…   Slowly, slowly, it’s filling back up.

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