Start Teaching Your Own Art Classes

Start Teaching Your Own Art Classes

If you’re working towards making art your full-time career, teaching is a great way to have a more stable income. We all know that it’s hard to predict how many paintings we will sell each month. That can make paying bills a challenge, to say the least....
Art Q&A – Business and Marketing Tips

Art Q&A – Business and Marketing Tips

1. You say that it’s important to learn about marketing. Can you give concrete examples of things you learned about marketing that you apply and see a benefit from? Or marketing concepts you’ve tried to apply that didn’t work so well? The biggest...
Not getting FB Sales

Not getting FB Sales

Are you frustrated that you aren’t ¬†getting art sales from facebook or your other social media outlets? Chances are you are expecting too much too soon and with too little work on your part. Crap, don’t you hate it when you get an answer you didn’t...
Art Q&A – Blog Ideas for Artists

Art Q&A – Blog Ideas for Artists

Mandy Sowell writes: My question is about art blogging. I struggle with coming up with good blog posts. I am not very good at writing, and I’m wondering if there are any good methods for a non writer to keep a blog? How do you balance blogging with creating art?...
Selling Artwork on Amazon

Selling Artwork on Amazon

I looked into this briefly when amazon announced its plans to have artists sell their handmade items on their platform. That interest died VERY quickly after finding out a few massive negatives about that platform. First, ideally, you want customers to buy from you...
Art Projectors

Art Projectors

I’m sharing the two types of projectors that I’ve used along with their pros and cons! The main reason I use projectors is to make sure I get my subject positioned on my canvas EXACTLY where I want it. You don’t have to use it to trace a photo if you...