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London's National Gallery Conservation Lab on PBS

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London's National Gallery Conservation Lab on PBS

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Free Festival for artists to show & sell 9/15 New London,CT

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Free Festival for artists to show & sell 9/15 New London,CT

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Free Festival for artists to show & sell 9/15 New London,CT

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How You Can Use Social Media to Differentiate Yourself in the Art World

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 "If you want to be different in the art world, you need to work at building a personal brand. Social media is a great way to develop a personal identity, establish a reputation and stand out in the art industry. " (Leslie Saeta)

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4 points by theartedge 27 days ago Tags: | All Quotes by Leslie Saeta | All Submissions via artistshelpingartistsblog.blogspot.com


Best Pinning Practices for Artists on Pinterest

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 "I won't pin an artwork if the artist's name is not on it. Many others feel that way too. I also like to see the title. When uploading your art images, include your name, title, link to your site, and some details, such as materials, year created, dimensions, and retail price. Remember, your images will be Pinned and RePinned! " (Marie Kazalia)

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10 Common Mistakes Artists Make at Art Fairs

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 "Don't crowd an art fair booth with too much art. If you bring everything you've ever made so you can have something for everyone, you risk kitchen sink' visual overload. If my eyes are bouncing from one piece to the next, it's like not being able to see the forest for the trees." (Aletta de Wal)

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6 points by theartedge 27 days ago Tags: | All Quotes by Aletta de Wal | All Submissions via www.lightspacetime.com


Remembering the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with Art

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 "Those who survived the atomic bombings lived with Hellish memories. They were haunted by what they had witnessed. Some of the survivors chose to express these horrid memories on paper and canvas. The collection of work is a testament to the healing quality one can discover by embracing creativity. " (Brian Sherwin)

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1 point by theartedge 27 days ago Tags: | All Quotes by Brian Sherwin | All Submissions via theartedge.faso.com


FASO Featured Artists: Artist Brian Slawson

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 "Artist Brian Slawson creates engaging contemporary realist paintings that provoke a sense of nostalgia. His impressive urban and landscape paintings capture the essence of a time and place. Each painting offers a tantalizing sense of mystery, mood and visual storytelling." (Carrie Turner)

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Mix Greens Easily Without Tubes of Green Paint!

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 "I love showing painters how to mix greens. Many of us live in a world of green and I wonder if that is one of the reasons why it can be difficult to mix green. We are surrounded by it, particularly in the seasons of spring, summer and fall." (Carol McIntyre)

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Ease Overwhelm with These 8 Time-Saving Tips

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 "Lack of time is the number one anxiety for most of my clients. It's not fear of rejection or failure or even potential criticism. It's there's not enough time in the day to do it all." (Alyson Stanfield)

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Discuss: Should you join an art group or society?

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 "Should you join an art group or society? Does the involvement make up for the expense of time? Have you noticed a meaningful increase in acknowledgment or sales after being involved with an art society? Comment with your experience. " (Brian Sherwin)

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America

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 "A reality check is in order. No other country outside America gives you a better opportunity to be an artist. Start playing to win. If you are not successful then it is time to shift directions. Change your marketing plan; see where your art can be improved. Refuse to give up. " (Jack White)

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Staff Picks from the FASO Daily Art Show: Richard Horrocks, Brian Slawson, Hannah Merson

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 "For this round of Staff Picks we had art critic Brian Sherwin (Editor of The Art Edge) select artwork that has been featured on the FASO Daily Art Show. We at FineArtViews encourage you to learn more about the following artists: Richard Horrocks, Brian Slawson, Hannah Merson" (FineArtViews)

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BRAD TEARE: 244: Poetry and Power

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 "Our art can be many things but it is good to know our prime motivations. " (Brad Teare)

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2 points by GayleFaucetteWisbon 28 days ago Tags: | artists | creativity | experience | inspiration | All Quotes by Brad Teare | All Submissions via bradteare.blogspot.com


Urban Sketchers: Drawing Attention - August 2015

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 "It's not too late for the fun and inspiration of an Urban Sketchers workshop!" (Tina Koyama)

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2 points by GayleFaucetteWisbon 28 days ago Tags: | artists | events | workshops | sketching | travel | opportunities | All Quotes by Tina Koyama | All Submissions via www.urbansketchers.org


Why Our Brains Crave Storytelling In Marketing

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 "Our greedy little brains are hungry for a good story, so if you want to make the sale, forget the data and make a personal connection." (Rachel Gillett)

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Arts Business Institute | Starting Local

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 "The easiest way to get involved with sharing and selling your work? Begin right where you are." (ABI)

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2 points by GayleFaucetteWisbon 28 days ago Tags: | artists | marketing | exposure | success | All Quotes by ABI | All Submissions via www.artsbusinessinstitute.org


Trends

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 "Typically, I find artists are the most successful when they create what they want to create. But sometimes a prompt or slight restriction suddenly brings on a flow of creativity. And the best way to do this, of course, is to use a prompt that you know would be popular with your audience or gain you new levels of attention." (Laura C. George )

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How to Pre-Sell Your Art: A Complete Guide to Email Marketing

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 "The basic idea of pre-selling is pretty simple, but the key is in the marketing. There's a right way to do this one. A way that will work. And the only pre-requisite is that you've got an email list with a few people on it who are genuinely interested in your art." (Laura George)

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12 Tips for Pricing Your Art

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 "Don't undervalue your work. Selling your art too cheaply means you're probably not getting paid what it's worth. Also, low low prices set you up for all kinds of problems later and will result in a mess of anger from other artists who see you as the cheap one. When buyers see that your work is cheap, they question higher prices from other artists." (Alyson Stanfield)

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The Purpose of a Frame

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 "Have you noticed that when you put a frame around anything it automatically seems to give it importance, making it stand out from its environment? Do you like to frame your paintings? Do you think about the significance framing or not framing your painting? Throughout history there have been different types of frames for displaying paintings and other artwork to different effect." (Lisa Marder)

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HOW PLAYING IT SAFE KILLS YOUR CREATIVITY

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 "I'm careful not to use foul language or to write about my fabulous sex life. I strive to maintain a professional image and at the same time I yearn to interject some real personality into my posts." (Maria Brophy)

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Warm Bodies are Worth More to You Than Dead Wood

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 "The value of the printed page is momentary -- it will be trashed, recycled or left to gather dust. The value of an active fan -- voicing praise of your artwork for a decade or longer -- is immeasurable." (Brian Sherwin)

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Getting the Most Out of Your Camera - Oil Painters Of America Blog

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 "You don't buy cheap brushes, so don't buy a cheap camera." (Bill Farnsworth)

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3 points by GayleFaucetteWisbon 29 days ago Tags: | artists | painting | camera | photography | subjectmatter | learning | mastery | pleinair | All Quotes by Bill Farnsworth | All Submissions via blog.oilpaintersofamerica.com


Arts Business Institute | Tips for Testimonials

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 "Always obtain written permission from the person giving the testimonial to use it in your marketing materials." (ABI)

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3 points by GayleFaucetteWisbon 29 days ago Tags: | artists | advice | testimonials | collectors | marketing | All Quotes by ABI | All Submissions via www.artsbusinessinstitute.org


At Seattle's First Art Fair, Dealers Chase Elusive Tech Money

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 "Seattle has never been a destination for art collectors. I've been here since 2001, and from day one artists have lamented that the deep pockets of our tech zillionaires don't impact the local art market. Seattle's uber-tech-mogul billionaire Paul Allen may, however, have just changed that. " (Amanda Manitach)

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From Concept to Market: One Artist's Story

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 "While most larger companies will have you send your items directly to their warehouses to be shipped in combination with their other products, a new trend of online shops popping up has artists handling the shipping. Some will cover the shipping costs in their contract, while others will offer free shipping to customers and pass the expense of shipping on to the artist." (Melissa Dowell)

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Discuss: Flexibility is your friend!

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 "Flexibility is your friend. You need to think ahead in order to be flexible. Let's just say it helps to have a little saved up when the trials of life decide it's "game on". Ha! You may save your studio and business in the process... " (Brian Sherwin)

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