Welcome to my journey of thought, discovery, and a bit of shameless self promotion.

29th May 2014

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Edge Shave Gel Dream Job Contest on Facebook | Facebook →

So, I’m looking up to the challenge. #WORK4SI #WORK4IGN #WORK4THRILLIST #WORK4AWESOMES

I’m a renaissance man, always doing, never backing down. I think I have what it takes to shoot with the best of the best. Play with some awesome and taste some tastes and game on. I can’t wait to see what comes!

23rd April 2014

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I think I found my answer:

You must have an active regular vendor’s license for each fixed place of business from which taxable retail sales are made.

A regular vendor’s license, which is issued by the County Auditor to cover a fixed place of business, may be transferred from one existing business location to another when you move an existing business to a new location within the same county. If the business location is being moved to a different county, a new regular vendor’s license must be obtained from the County Auditor of the different county. A vendor, who is moving an existing business to a new location within the same county and wishes to transfer the existing regular vendor’s license, must submit a transfer application to the Department of Taxation requesting transfer of the license to the new location. See form ST-3TL or contact your local County Auditor’ Office or call 1-800-282-1782 or visit this site at Tax Forms. If approved, the Department of Taxation will update its file, issue a transfer license, and advise the County Auditor. There is NO FEE for transferring a regular vendor’s license from one location to another within the same county.

If you hold a permit issued by the Division of Liquor Control, the vendor’s license and permit must have the identical name and be for the identical address as shown on the permit. If you move to a new location within the same county, you must contact the Division of Liquor Control to have the permit transferred to the new location address. The Department of Taxation will not issue a Transfer License until we have been notified by the Division of Liquor Control that the permit has been transferred.

Any change in ownership (sole proprietor to partnership, partnership to corporation, corporation to sole proprietor, partnership to sole proprietor, etc.) requires a new license.

A change in your mailing address does not require a new license.

If you are required to obtain a new vendor’s license due to a change in ownership or location, a final return must be filed within 15 days of the last day of business under the original vendor’s license.

If you have any questions regarding the transfer of an existing license or the requirement to obtain a new vendor’s license, please call Tax Registration at 1-888-405-4089.

So…. The LLC is registered under me and the trade names are inherant of the LLC, therefore, I do not need an additional license? 

This is by far the most convoluted process I have found. but if it means I only have to have trade names and no additional vendors licenses or TVL’s I’m happy.

But, e-mailing the state, cuz, yeah…..

23rd April 2014

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Busy Year

So, it has been a busy year with Nebuleux, nowhere near as busy as I would like, but internally, structure wise.

Nebuleux, is now an LLC. Nebuleux, LTD is what we “officially” go by, and until everything comes back from the state, we are known at shows as “nebuleux” (dba).

Soon, when our paperwork comes back, we will be known as “Dee’s Caravan” at craft events and in an online store. (also a DBA)

Everything is housed under Nebuleux LTD for purposes of tax ID and ease.

Consider it like this:

We are structured in the sense that we are a main company that offers three venues.

1. A Family Friendly Photography Vendor (St Martin Art [in development]).

2. An entity that houses all of my creations and artistic endeavors with a strong focus on photography (Nebuleux)

3. An entity that Vends the artistic creations of myself as well as other local artists (Dee’s Caravan)

Convoluted from an outside perspective, but, makes sense in the long term.

26th March 2014

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Profession vs PROfession

I’m in a bit of a conundrum, esoteric thought, thoughts of my wants and needs not only as an artist/photographer/selfrun business owner but also as a technician. Lots of things on my mind. 

I support local arts, I put myself out there helping groups work for local charities, provide event services, often free to little cost (usually parking or a booth) to those offering fundraising and help distribute local artists for only enough to cover my costs of entry to an event or for web hosting. Really, I make no money doing what I do in the outside of work world, but I’m also no longer losing money doing it.

I’m looking at changing things. I’m fed up with my 9-5 to a point where it has stressed me to ulcers, sleepless nights, nightmares and a blood pressure level that is not healthy at all.

I want to be able to focus on what I love and who I love, art, artists, family and friends. Help my community, help those in need, help those without a voice and share ultimately my expression with not just the locals but the world.

How is this going to happen? How does one accomplish this?

Well, the thought on it currently is, I’m sitting on roughly 50 thousand images from my career, granted I would not consider them all a piece of art by fancier claims, but each one is a moment in time, captured, beautiful in itself. 

I’m going to start selling prints from my adventures, travels, moments in my life, moments of happiness, moments of fear, moments. I hope this will provide what I need to get things going. 

I do not want to quit a job, really that helps pay my bills, but I would like to make my art enough of a job so I can work where my heart is, not where my heart drops.

Anything anyone can suggest, do, even sharing a page could mean a new client, could mean a new model to work with, could mean another local artist I can help out, represent, getting us both out there into the world.

For my website, I am going to offer a link for link, as in, you have a link to my page, I put up a link to yours, (please, no pornography or illegal intents). I am also (scared here) looking at facebook ad campaigns.

I want to support local artists more, support local models, support local charity events more than I do already.

Once again, suggestions, thoughts, prayers, all appreciated. 

Though, I appreciate if they come via message not comment, so I can review and also not see an unlikely amount of popups all day long but keep them clear and organized for my own mindsakes.

I thank you friends, family, loved ones, for observing my rant.

26th March 2014

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Aussie Builders surprise public with loud empowering statements in new Snickers Australia Ad.

This made my day :-)

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25th March 2014

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The Alice one is absolute perfection.

Inspirations possibly?

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25th March 2014

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22nd March 2014

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Zivity →

New sets going up on Zivity 3/28!

24th February 2014

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New Year… uhhh…. two months late….

So All,

Life has been busy again, always seems to be my excuse it seems, however this time, most definitely a worthy one. 

Nebuleux is now Nebuleux LTD. I have finally structured myself in a fashion that is akin to not only protecting my personal assets but also to that of a growing business. Yes, last year profits were up, enough to justify this!

I have separated the core business into three parts. 

Nebuleux, for my own art and photography. I am in the works of setting up an apprenticeship program for local schools (only planning on taking one person a year or semester). I am trying to work out a way to work with local charities and groups (for Columbus and Delaware). I am also getting the store up and online for some of my prints. I am also putting together my list of adjunct photographers, my backups and regional representation.

Stmartinart (for the more tame of projects), this is almost excluisively me, but I may take the apprentice and adjuncts from nebuleux and use them here as well, this is essentially side two of my photography. (one more tame, one more… relentless).

Dee’s Caravan. For those that have seen Nebuleux at conventions selling art, leather, chain, etc this is now the name we will operate under. Simply to keep things separate and easier to remember. 

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In all this I am re-evaluating my staffing, my presence, everything. It is taking a lot out of me and I appreciate the patience that everyone has had in my non business life. I am slowly working everything out in all sides and I hope to be in a much better place soon. I am trying, my damndest to make this a full time gig for myself. As much as I like tech work, art is my passion, it is my drive it is my soul.

That being said, I am looking for models, right now in a p2p sense, but eventually I hope to be able to pay. If you are interested and like my work and like wookies (me), hit me up. 

17th January 2014

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So I may have possibly previously mentioned a certain productivity-enhancing extension so you all know I’m Good for this, right, I know what I’m talking about, I got the goods, slyly opens trenchcoat

It’s 2014 and everyone’s talking about how they’re gonna make it their year - well HabitRPG is one of the best productivity tools I’ve ever used and it makes even the most difficult and laborious of tasks so much easier, and helps beat procrastination like nothing else I’ve ever used.

It’s free, so you might as well give it a try before you go back to school, college, or work!

Tempted to try

Rebloging for later

This….this is gamification.

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