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September Update

Another amazing Running With Brushes month. Our sales were even better than the previous two months, and our artist community grew in leaps and bounds. If you are an artist who has sent us paintings, please bear with us if there’s a delay in getting them on the website. There have been times this month when I’ve been a tiny bit overrun by work. I’ve got a wonderful collection waiting to be posted up as I type. They will be on the website by the end of this week.

Jul-13 Aug-13 Sep-13 Total
Received by Care for Casualties 140.00 297.50 390.00 827.50
Paintings completed 26 45 107 178
Paintings sold 9 19 26 54

September in Numbers:

There are currently 124 paintings to choose from on the site. My how we’ve grown. That number was 44 when I posted at the end of August.  They can be viewed by artist, by subject and even by colour (using the tags on the right hand side).

And:
1290 visitors to the website (August: 507)
125 Facebook fans (August: 78)
20 artists from 7 countries
countries where paintings have been sent. (This one hasn’t changed – come on rest of the world! 🙂 )
Featured in six blogs

I had a wonderful meeting with the inspiring Care for Casualties co-ordinator Becca Maciejewska this month. It was really good to hear first hand about the work being done. We were really excited to have a couple of paintings going to RHQ this month too.

There have been some great stories about RWB paintings which I’ll blog during the coming weeks and we’ve got some ideas we’ll share as well.

Thank you for following and supporting Running With Brushes. It’s been a wonderful 3 months and I’m really looking forward to October’s paintings.

Hayley's painting all framed up.
Hayley’s painting all framed up

Hayley sent in this fabulous photo of her Running With Brushes all framed and ready to go on the wall in her dressing room. We think it looks amazing. If you’ve got an RWB original, and you’d like to share a photo, we’d love to put it on the blog.