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Art Business Advice: Real Strategies to Help you Succeed in the Business of Art

One of the best ways to improve your craft is by learning how to critique your own work. No one else knows better than you do. . . read more

What is art? That’s the question artist Robert Good and designer Jane Glennie have been asking for years—3 years, to be. . . read more

On your way to becoming a professional artist, you will be frequently hit with these types of questions. Ready?

• What's your favorite subject matter? • What kind of art do you make? • What sort of paintings do you do?

In the past, you might have said, "Uhhh. . . I paint all kinds of things," but for a professional artist, that type of. . . read more

Current events seem to be on overload: earthquakes, hurricanes, fires and health problems, to name a few. I’m guessing we’re. . . read more

If you’re like me, you’re always seeing great opportunities to sketch and paint. But it isn’t easy to carry. . . read more

If you're truly serious about marketing your artwork or art services, then you need to get serious (right now) about building an email list.

"Email!?" You're probably saying to yourself. "But everyone's been telling me that social media is the place to be!"

Well unfortunately, as popular as social media is, it's not the most productive way to market. No matter how much. . . read more

You’ve finished your latest masterpiece, and you know it’s the best one so far this month. Drink in that enjoyment, toast. . . read more

So you’ve decided that your brand as an artist needs to be on social media. . . but maybe you have have no idea how to get. . . read more

Is there ever a right time to give up on a particular artistic medium? And if so, how do you know that time is right now?

I'll be perfectly honest, I've thought about ditching colored pencils a time or two. Probably every artist has asked that question at one time or another. But how do you know when the time is right to give up, versus when to ignore those nagging. . . read more

Have you ever wished it was just a little bit easier to hang your artwork? Framing, matting, measure, hammering. . . it’s. . . read more

A lot of artists I speak with are uncertain about whether or not their images are safe online—and truthfully, it’s a. . . read more




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