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General Art Advice: Ideas, Inspiration, and Helpful Tips for Artists

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

The art reception was in a bright airy space. The artwork was well-curated and professionally displayed. I arrived early enough. . . read more

Some time ago, I wrote a series of articles sharing how to find a gallery for your art and how to present your artwork to a gallery. One thing I haven't addressed, however, is what to do if you're. . . read more

Let me guess. . . you’ve just finished your Big Project, one that took weeks of labor to complete, setting a new standard. . . read more

Commission work: it’s probably what most non-artists—and possibly a lot of artists, too—envision when they think of. . . read more

In the first article of this series, I discussed how everything you do in your studio is about you and making your art—but everything else is about making connections to make sales.

Sure, if your art matches exactly what a viewer is looking for, the very first time they lay eyes on it, you. . . read more

When we’re young, we dream of becoming famous artists, traveling the world and making lots of great art (not to mention lots of. . . read more

When artists ask me how to market their art, the real question is often, “What do I have to do to get people to buy my art?”. . . read more

Last week, I shared a few of my favorite reference photo resources for artists. While that list is nowhere near extensive, I included enough paid and free websites to get you started if you're looking for good reference photos online.

But, if you're the type of person. . . read more

While there is certainly great value in drawing from life, not all artists have the opportunity to study their subjects in. . . read more

With so many different ways to sell art online, many artists are in the process of transitioning from hobby or casual artists to. . . read more




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