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

Buying fine art prints is a great option if: • You are looking for quality and character vs mainstream generic art prints •. . . read more

So you want to become a more skilled artist? First things first, you need to be drawing regularly—pretty much every day!. . . read more

A strong composition is an important part of any successful artwork. The word "composition" is simply an artistic term describing how an artist fills space in their artwork using elements and principles of art.

Today I'd like to share seven steps to a stronger composition:

1. Use a grid (aka, the rule of thirds)

Our phones have made the rule of thirds a near. . . read more

So you’re finally done with that children’s book manuscript. You’ve worked hard on it. Maybe you’ve hired. . . read more

Our third word is INTEGRATE, which follows observe and ponder. “Everything on the page should talk to each other.” This wise. . . read more

If you’re a parent, and you tell someone “My child practices soccer six days a week,” you’ll likely get a sympathetic nod from that person—sports are important, right? Kids need to get off their screens and be outside with other kids—and don’t forget those potential college scholarships for athletics!

Now imagine instead telling that person “My child goes to art class. . . read more

In a previous post, I shared three questions you should answer before you start shopping for artwork. (Read that article here.). . . read more

Instagram is booming. Last month the burgeoning social media platform announced they had hit a billion monthly active users. A. . . read more

Imagine sitting and painting in the high, bright sunshine amid the many faces of the Alpine mountains in Europe. . . or if you have the chance, don't just imagine it. Go there! I can tell you that it's worth the effort!

Each mountain face and peak calls for your attention: the way the sun hits the different mountainsides as it moves east to west; the way the snow fills the crags and. . . read more

Glow in the Dark by Amelia Furman. 6 x 6, $125 “When I have more money, I’m definitely going to buy your work!” How many. . . read more

The time has come—you’re about to buy some gorgeous art to decorate your home or office. Problem is, you’re not. . . read more

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