Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


No, Itís Not Too Late

We overlook the determined souls who overcome obstacles and whose stunning accomplishments arrive later in life... [...]

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Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist

Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist [...]

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June 2016 BoldBrush Painting Contest Winners!

Our esteemed judge, Dean Buhler has completed the judging of the June 2016 BoldBrush painting competition. [...]

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Learning to Fly Part 5: The Dolphin in the Pool

There is magic in being a pilotóand in being an artist! [...]

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New Beginnings and Clean Slates

Art is personal. [...]

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William Davis

Safe Anchor Southwest Harbor, ME by William Davis was selected as FAV 15% in the May 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Am I Doomed to Fail Because Iím Different?

It is more likely that you are doomed to fail when you follow loudly proclaimed advice that has no meaningful basis of proof that it is true. [...]

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Bill Guffey

Road from the Creek by Bill Guffey was selected as FAV 15% in the May 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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FineArtViews is Becoming BoldBrush FineArtViews

FineArtViews is Becoming BoldBrush FineArtViews [...]

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InformedCollector is Becoming BoldBrush Informed Collector

InformedCollector is Becoming BoldBrush Informed Collector [...]

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This Is How Efficiency Improved My Life And Art

Creating awesome art, healthful living and personal happiness are all possible with a little effort. [...]

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Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist

Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist [...]

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Act Like a Professional, Part 1

By presenting ourselves in a more professional manner, we artists can improve the way our work is perceived and received by galleries and clients alike. [...]

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Half-Mast

Behind the temporal world, lies art, a truth maker, a magnifying glass or a tool to help us zero in on our own humanness. Making visual art is silent, yet it speaks volumes to those who are ďlistening.Ē [...]

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Sue Krzyston

Steeped in Nostalgia by Sue Krzyston was selected as FAV 15% in the May 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Will I Ever Be Good Enough?

The lesson is that resilience, strength, joy and love can carry the day. [...]

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Ann Vaillencourt

Character by Ann Vaillencourt was selected as a Finalist in the May 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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What I Like About Being An Artist

Art can reveal our social attitudes that can build prejudices and rejection of something different. Art can also build the bridges we need to overcome our differences. [...]

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Kurt Lewis

Clara by Kurt Lewis was selected as a Finalist in the May 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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FineArtViews is Becoming BoldBrush FineArtViews

FineArtViews is Becoming BoldBrush FineArtViews [...]

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InformedCollector is Becoming BoldBrush Informed Collector

InformedCollector is Becoming BoldBrush Informed Collector [...]

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How To Stand Out And Succeed With Your Artwork

To stand out and succeed with your artwork, embrace some exaggeration and tap your memory more. Both of these approaches will untether your unique and personalized artistic vision. [...]

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Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artists

Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artists [...]

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Creating Fine Art That Has A Theme

The theme of your art must be something you are passionate about. Themes arenít stated verbally, the viewer has to study the artwork and develop their own understanding of the theme. [...]

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Learning to Fly Part 4: Trust Your Instruments

Check, and recheck your assumptions, constantly. [...]

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Diane Brenden

SOLITUDE by Diane Brenden was selected as a Finalist in the May 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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When The Thread Snapped Yesterday...

So when artists seem distracted or irritated and probably a little short, it's because we had to detach from that life giving thread and return to the real world. And that snap of breaking thread actually hurts. [...]

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Anna Toberman

Innocent by Anna Toberman was selected as a Finalist in the May 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Be Human

If you're not selling well in the internet era, what you may have forgotten is the human element. To sell is human. The internet didn't change that...not in art marketing. [...]

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Carole Rafferty

Presidio by Carole Rafferty was selected as a Finalist in the May 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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How Come This Stuff Never Works for Me?

So it is with Personal Branding. In creating a unique personality that stands apart from the crowd, which is the essential concept behind personal branding, you have to be increasingly outre, overt, or outlandish to be noticed... [...]

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Susan Gilli

Amusement Park by Susan Gilli was awarded Outstanding Abstract in the May 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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I Meet Dead People Every Day

Remembering to not make it about me. Make it about others. Create art to bring joy to others... [...]

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Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artists

Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artists [...]

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Life Lessons From My Best Friend, Art: You Are Not Broken

So don't worry when you fall down- you now have a new perspective. And those parts you thought were "broken", they're like pieces of chalk pastel- they diversify your creative toolbox. [...]

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Leaving A Legacy

I paint to leave my legacy, including that of my ancestors, to say the things that are my own. I hope they may evoke memories of your own traditions and the legacy left to you by your family. [...]

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Rick Delanty

The Casino Catalina by Rick Delanty was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the May 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Am I Ready To Be A Professional Artist? (Part 1)

The only way to reach your goals is to consistently put in the work; don't give up what you want most for what you want right now. [...]

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Christine Swann

Indigent by Christine Swann was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the May 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Art Is Even In Your Latte

Art (and music as well) teaches us to not only look but to see. It gives us permission, in fact forces us, to see things from more than one view point. It allows for multiple mistakes and encourages multiple corrections. [...]

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