Would like fellow writers input on a "window painting" name

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  1. Dorsi profile image92
    Dorsiposted 10 years ago

    Since I am at a crossroads with my life (career wise) while I earnestly work on my writing career ( writing is what I'm going to do for the future- no doubts for me anymore on it)
    I have to come up with an alternative income stream while I go through this writers learning curve (SEO and blah blah blah)
    So I have decided in the meantime to go back to earning at what I know best in the meantime-
    Window painting and murals ( for now anyway) I've always made my best income from this....
    And I would like my fellow hubbers input while I put my new name together-
    The reason I have always struggled with the "window painting" name is because to me window painting sounds like I paint window trim or something-
    But I don't- I paint murals and signage on windows for temporary use-
    So with that in mind- you are all so wonderful with words- what comes to your mind when you think of an artist painting  words and or designs and or murals on windows?
    ( also I will use this for the internet- probably as a another vehicle for articles on the subject)
    I want people to be able to get what I do right away.

    1. Gawn Fishin' profile image60
      Gawn Fishin'posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Have you thought about:  Pane'full O'Art
                                           Pane'full Designs
                                           Designer Panes
      I like using Pane instead of window, it has a sophicated ring to it!
                                            Artistic Panes
                                            Arts'n Panes
      Rember, the As are first in most directories

  2. Marisa Wright profile image98
    Marisa Wrightposted 10 years ago

    My, I see why you're struggling with the right words.  How about "window murals" or "murals on glass"?  I know mur means wall, but let's not get picky!  Or even "designs on glass".

  3. Lissie profile image77
    Lissieposted 10 years ago

    Designs by Dorsi ?

    1. Dorsi profile image92
      Dorsiposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Wow Lissie- that used to be my business name "Dorsi Designs", before we had our sign business. I thought about going back to it but I wanted something more specific to window painting now, and I've never been able to adequately describe what I do.
      And Marisa, yes it's tough to find a name! Thanks for the suggestions too. Maybe I'll scan and post a couple pics of past work and something will ring a bell.

  4. profile image0
    RUTHIE17posted 10 years ago

    Just a thought--

    How about "Picture Windows"?

    Or "Signs of the Times"?

    Or "Signs for the Times"?

    Or "Window Graphics"?

    Or "Window Designs"?

    Or "Pane-T'd-Window Signs"?

    If I think of anymore, I'll be back!


    1. Dorsi profile image92
      Dorsiposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Ohhhh I like- all of them but especially the Pane-T'd Window Signs- clever!!!

  5. ProCW profile image82
    ProCWposted 10 years ago

    art d'amour

    literal translation - love art (french)

  6. Marisa Wright profile image98
    Marisa Wrightposted 10 years ago

    Sorry Dorsi, I thought you were looking for a tagline to describe your business, rather than a business name.

    As you say, if you use the word graphics or signage, people are going to think you only do signage.   Perhaps "Dorsi's Window Art"?

    1. Dorsi profile image92
      Dorsiposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I am looking for both Marisa,
      I could go back to Dorsi Designs I guess for the business name but I need something to describe what I do- what I've done in the past- I just called it window art but that just really does'nt get it.
      It's really a dying art and not too many people do it anymore.I was fortunate to become very prolific at it and now I think it's the best way for me to earn some money while writing ( I mean I could go get a job but this will earn me far more than working in corporate- I just have to get my tail out there and market myself again- and prepare for funky weather (that's the main drawback when painting outside)
      I used to have some really good acounts in Northern Ca, but I don't want to drive all over anymore either. That was a pain.
      I'm just going local this time.

  7. Lissie profile image77
    Lissieposted 10 years ago

    I think u should grab your .com url at the same time  - even if u dont intend to develop it yet

  8. sadie lady profile image57
    sadie ladyposted 10 years ago

    Hey there;

    I also window paint windows for extra income, and also was frustrated with the title as people who are not familiar with this form of advertising have no idea what it is.
    I  have tried to think of different names as well.

    Sooo, let's see....Hand Painted Window Advertising is how I ususally explain what it is I do..of course you can also explain that you can advertise for their running specials in a business as well as seasonal.

    My business cards say Paynes by Joy, so a little play on words and sometimes worth peoples time to find out what it is all about....


  9. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 10 years ago

    Dorsi - If you can bring yourself to write on a subject that has no interest for you, but pays - send me a PM. smile

  10. jimmythejock profile image87
    jimmythejockposted 10 years ago

    glass with class
    classy glass
    art of glass
    a touch of glass
    screen scenes


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