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- Added more art to Faces Gallery 6 , Imagination Gallery 3 and Design Gallery 3 - some very nice children's art sent from the USA
Posts October 2008
- Finishing Insects Gallery 4 and Insects Gallery 5 - larger images coming.
- Finishing Insects Gallery 2 and starting Insects Gallery 3 - some very nice invertebrates!
Posts September 2008
- Started Faces Gallery 6
- Added more paintings to Animals Gallery 6
- Finished Animals Gallery 11 Fish Series 5
- Finished Faces Gallery 5
- Finished Faces Gallery 4
Posts August 2008
- Finished Animals Gallery 10 Fish Series 4
- Finished Animals Gallery 9 Fish Series 3
- Added another painting to Still Life Gallery 1
- Completed Animals Gallery 8 Fish Series 2
- More My Parents Art sent by Sharon Gwillim - two very nice paintings
- Completed Animals Gallery 7 Fish Series 1
- Started Most Voted For This Week - around once a week shall showcase a painting on
the homepage that has received the most votes.
- Added more paintings to Animals Gallery 6
- Added a more paintings to Insects Gallery 2
- Added more art work to Imagination Gallery 2 - a very nice series of nursery rhymes.
- Was extremely happy to include more art work to My Parents Art by Paul Blahuta - thank you Paul - your work is fantastic! - Have
checked out more of your art at Blood Brothers . Parents - don't be put off by Paul's beautiful work (
he is a pro ) - you can still send your art in! I might have to do one myself - where are those paint brushes?
- Getting lots more votes for the paintings which is great - can you vote for yourself? - Yes! - Can you vote for yourself more than once - you
probably shouldn't but friends and relatives can! and also include any comments they might want to add.
- We are going to change the HomePage to show the most popular and voted for art works and this should change regularly to keep it interesting
and fresh. Still thinking about a better logo and layout design for the HomePage.
- Have lots more art works to add from Belinda's Children's Creative Art Classes - I see there is a nice series of fish amongst others
that will be coming soon! Keeping me very busy but happy! MKA
Post July 1
Faces Gallery 2 - more to come. Also added a Games Page just for fun - used games with lots of colour -
named the frog ' Vincent ' after Vincent van Gogh . MKA
Post July 3
links to all pages so it now looks a bit neater. MKA
Post July 6
Changed the Banner and the M y
Kids Art logo again - the other one looked a bit Xmasy. Still not perfect - one day! MKA
Post July 11
Finished Faces Gallery 2 - start on FG3 soon. MKA
Post July 14
Finished an Art Links page - trying to find interesting and useful art
related sites. MKA
Post July 26 2008
Finished Faces Gallery 3 and some more of Design Gallery 2 . Also finished another of the Famous Artists - Andy Warhol - Soup anyone? MKA
Post June 2 2008
live to the big net - sometime around midnight - met with deafening silence - nobody knows My Kids Art is here and more to the case - do they
really care! MKA
Post June 3
Submitted site to Google Search Engine so they would know we're here - they send out their army of spider
robots to crawl My Kids Art website and then come back occasionally to see if there's any new stuff. Did the same with Yahoo Search and MSN.
It's very hard to get good search ranking - there is a huge amount of sites out there! MKA
Post June 6 2008
relatives and friends to have a look - Mum liked it! MKA
Post June 9
My Parents Art - one parent so far - Belinda from Children's Creative Art Class - I'm not sure if many parents will send in their own art
as well as their children's. Hopefully they might - I think it would be great to see Child and Parent art together! MKA
Post June 11
Started Art News - using Google Reader to subscribe to Art News
publications - hopefully kids and parents will find the art news stories enjoyable. Trying to select interesting and site related stories.
To be updated regularly. MKA
Post June 14
Famous Artists - two (Leonardo da Vinci & Vincent van Gogh) done
so far, more to come. Found some great YouTube clips to use. MKA
Post June 15
Added ClustrMap - it shows visitor locations - it's nice to see where visits are from in the
world - the visits are registered by red dots automatically placed on the map - Must get more
red dots! MKA
Post June 16
Struggling to create a nice My
Art logo for the top of the homepage. Changed the old one to more contrasty colours. Will come up with a
good one someday. MKA
Post June 17
Submitted site to more search engines and directories - must tell the world we exist! MKA
Post June 19 2008
Received a very nice email -
"This site is FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Excellent idea and fantastic to look through." From
Response - Thank-you very much Joanne - much appreciated. Wow a response and a +ve one! It must be said though, Joanne is an acquaintance of
Post June 21
Got the site certified and rated "Child Safe" with SafeSurf and ICCS iWatchdog - no naughty adult content here!
Post June 22
Finished another artist to add to Famous Artists - Pablo Picasso. I love some of his artwork and I would
love to own some! More to come. MKA
Post June 23
Placed some more Faces artwork from Belinda's Children's Creative Art Classes (some very nice ones) in the Faces Gallery
Post June 23
Put Vote for this Painting under each art work. Gave everyone 1 vote to start off. Hopefully it will show which art
works visitors like. Maybe incorporate MKA
Post June 24
Received another nice email from an acquaintance -
"I have just checked out the website - mykidsart. Fantastic! It was wonderful to see Phoebe's painting of Sparks (the dog).
I have just sent the link to Grandma in the UK! What a wonderful idea. The whole website was fab!" From Julie H
Response - Wow! another nice response - thank-you
Julie. We're starting to feel all warm and fuzzy inside! MKA
Post June 25
The invisible website statistic counter shows that there have been over 50 unique visitors to this site in the 3 weeks it has been live - a
milestone! Celebrations! We shall probably make the counter visible if, and once, there are over 1,000 unique visitors.
Post June 26
"Had a look at the website. What a great idea! What fabulous young artists!"
From Alison L
- "Love the website. Great idea." From LR
Response - Thank-you for those nice words. MKA
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