Monday in Selling Art Online – Are you a Facebook user? If so, you may have already heard a little bit about Facebook ads and how they’re different from “traditional” web advertising. Tomorrow I’ll explain why Facebook may be a decent option for artists who want to spend a little money advertising their art.
Tuesday in Art Websites – After publishing my review of MyArtInfo last week, I received a question via email about TalentDatabase.com, another social network for artists. I don’t know for sure yet, but I think I like it a little better. . . Check back in to read more about TalentDatabase on Tuesday.
Wednesday in Featured Artists – This week I’ll be showing several striking portraits by Alex Garcia, an egg tempera artist from San Antonio, Texas.
Thursday in Painting Tutorials – David Patterson recently sent me an interesting article about a pastel workshop he attended, including a few of the techniques that were taught. If you like pastels, you won’t want to miss it.
Friday in Art Opinion – Where do you sell most of your art? Is it through one of the many online art websites available, your own website, or a traditional art gallery? That’s the subject of this week’s poll, so please take a minute to vote and tell your friends. On Friday I’ll reveal the results.
Remember, anyone can send in artwork or submit an article to be published on EE—read this article for more information on why you might want to.
And if you missed them, here are last week’s articles:
Airplane Flight Packing Tips for Paint Supplies and Artwork
MyArtInfo.com: A New Social Network / MySpace for Artists
Linda Apple’s Daily Paintings: Small Snapshots of Life
Should Parents and Teachers Discourage or Encourage Young Artists?
The Best Places to Buy Art Supplies (According to Other Artists)
Finally, my "big project" is finished! It’s been a crazy day with a lot going on, but foliotwist.com is finally live and online! Since I’ve kept it a complete secret up until launch, here’s a quick (mostly visual) overview of what it does. . .read more
TalentDatabase.com is a social network for artists. A pretty good one too, at least from what I've seen of it, and unlike MySpace or Facebook it's a gathering place specifically for the talented. But don't let that fool you—pretty much everyone's invited. TalentDatabase is for all types of cr. . . read more
Last week I came across several articles about a new social networking website for artists called MyArtInfo.com. I first read about it here, and then on several other tech websites which must have picked up the same initial press release. My curiosity was piqued because each article I read se. . . read more
Every day, artists are being bombarded with new ways to share their art with the world, making it difficult to choose and stick with just one social media outlet. The problem is that choosing more than two or three social media networks can cause more damage than good. Spreading yourself too t. . . read more
Facebook ads—why should they interest artists? Because for several years Facebook has been one of the largest social networking sites in the world, and now it has something that really sets it apart: A brilliant way to advertise to its millions of users. You see, Facebook's new ad program off. . . read more
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