Past Posts

February 2010
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The nitty gritty of selling your art workshop…

Quite frankly, as working artists, our money is in our art, not our ebooks. But the encouragement and motivation we generate is priceless! :-)

Seminar Sold Out

Our seminar/workshop at Jerry’s Artarama Raleigh Store is sold out. Tonight we will be digging a little deeper on subjects such as “Using your blog to sell your work” and “What to do with that list” Join us on March 10th as we continue Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via [...]

Selling Ice Cream in Winter

Think you have a challenge selling your art? Try selling ice cream in the winter!

Helping artists improve their skills and have fun.

Steve and I just spent a week at the production studios of Burning Oak Studios where we worked on DVD’s to help artists expand their creative skills. In our case we are creating two new DVD’s,   “Painting the Family Dog for Fun and Profit” and “Miniature landscapes and ACEO’s  for Fun and Profit”. Notice [...]

Switching styles

On our recent yahoo group, there was a lively discussion about changing styles, making more money and in general, a “where do I want to go now?” sense in the messages. It is hard enough to go to a show with a labor intensive art product and wait for prospects. It may have taken you [...]

Marketing your art in real life….

I spent an hour on my computer today listening to a promoter’s webinar on secret tips for online social networking. Actually I was working on a large commission so I alternated between glancing at the computer screen and turning the volume on my laptop as high as it would go and painting on the artwork [...]

Sticking with it!

We are all human and we all get discouraged, disappointed, tired or too busy and let our initial efforts fade away. But there is a way to channel your energy and enthusiasm and keep the level up there long enough to see positive results!

A Gallery wants money to represent me….

A Gallery wants $3,000 up front to represent me. Do all Art Galleries operate this way?