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

If you’ve read through my previous posts on using Facebook to sell your art, you know that I’ve tried to cram as much as. . . read more

Some time ago, I described the four most important skills every artist needs in order to succeed. Those skills were: • The. . . read more

NOTE: In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series on using Facebook to sell your art, Facebook specialist and oil painter Nial Adams wrote about how to get started with Facebook and how to create great Facebook. . . read more

Welcome back to “The ABC’s of Art Marketing”—an alphabet guide to marketing your art, from A to Z. In today’s article,. . . read more

It’s a rare artist who hasn’t used castoff and worn-out clothing as rags to clean paintbrushes or hands. But what. . . read more

In my previous article, How to start selling art on Facebook, I touched on some of the basics—like setting up your Facebook page and asking for your first likes and shares. Now, with this done, you’re ready to start creating some great posts and laying down your digital footprint.

This is where it. . . read more

If you like art—as a professional, student, or teacher—your source of fresh ideas is somewhere out in the world. As Rumi. . . read more

Having enjoyed some solid success with marketing my own art through Facebook I thought it was about time to share the tips and. . . read more

All my life I've made images. As a child, I doodled on my homework. I did oil paintings, and illustrated with watercolor, ink, and crayon. I even taught art: mostly life drawing, where we'd splash around with ink, and use big charcoal sticks on huge Kraft paper sheets.

Then I got my first contract to illustrate a children's book. Naturally I was thrilled, but I also felt an anxious. . . read more

The proportional scale, a tool familiar to most graphic designers, is a handy way to calculate dimensions for us right-brained. . . read more

“You may say I can draw, but I can’t. It takes forever to get a drawing that looks right. I erase and draw and erase and. . . read more




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