Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


Re-Imagining

Creating art has changed my perspective, challenged me, led to new friends and experiences, and opened up whole new worlds of possibilities. [...]

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Melanie Thompson

High Desert Sky by Melanie Thompson was awarded 3rd Place in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Capitalizing on Boredom

If you've built your list correctly, your subscribers want to hear from you. They love your art. They're craving for interesting, beautiful, human connections. [...]

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Derek Penix

Recess by Derek Penix was awarded 2nd Place in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Up Your Instagram Game With A 15 Minute Challenge

Instagram is a wonderful platform for artists but you need to manage it properly. [...]

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Susan Jositas

Dories at Low Tide No.2 by Susan Jositas was awarded the BoldBrush Award in the July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Why Your Passport Will Improve Your Art

New experiences stimulate our brains by creating new connections, insights and discoveries. For artists, visiting museums and doing master studies can help us grow. [...]

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Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist

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

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July 2016 BoldBrush Painting Contest Winners!

Our esteemed judge, Joseph Todorovitch has completed the judging of the July 2016 BoldBrush painting competition. [...]

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Reasons Why You Don't Want To Live Forever

There is power in letting go of control. Letting go of the illusion of control. [...]

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3 Decisions That Aren't Seen on the Canvas

There are lots of decision made during a painting. [...]

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David Cressman

Venice Twilight by David Cressman was selected as FAV 15% in the June 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Why Your Art Website Will Soon Need An SSL Certificate

SSL technology is what enables you to make purchases online, provide your credit card online, and even do banking online without the bad guys being able to see all your personal and financial information. [...]

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Linda Reynolds

Well-Loved Hounds by Linda Reynolds was selected as FAV 15% in the June 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Will Mr. Darcy Buy Up All Your Paintings?

In our wildest flights of fancy, it’s really easy to jump high and grab at that ring, but it’s always wise to remember – especially as we are mentally soaring to dizzying heights – that humans can’t fly. [...]

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Michael Fitzpatrick

Morning Coffee by Michael Fitzpatrick was selected as a Finalist in the June 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Mantis Shrimp, Darkness And Creative Success

May you shed enough light to illuminate your creative journey, and find the attention and success your artwork deserves! [...]

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Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist

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

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Everything Changes

It must be the same for all skills, in that we never truly achieve on our own, but are a culmination of our own experiences, and that of others, who so generously help in our own journey. [...]

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The Life of A Painting

The bigger lesson for me in this was the realization that paintings don't need to be finished today. [...]

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Sara Jane Doberstein

BALLSTON BEAUTY by Sara Jane Doberstein was selected as a Finalist in the June 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Making Time for Painting

If you find yourself with not enough time to paint, try to commit to spending 15 to 30 minutes to making art several days a week, you may find that it adds up fast and you are making more work than you have before. [...]

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Anthony Davis

From Here to Eternity by Anthony Davis was selected as a Finalist in the June 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Why, Which, Who, When, Where, What, and How of Fine Art Shows

No matter what happens, never give up creating art, or entering competitions. It really is subjective and art that didn’t get into one show might win an award in another. [...]

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Chris Krupinski

Quilt with Pears and a Bowl of Plums by Chris Krupinski was selected as a Finalist in the June 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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King of Cool

Just as we artists can make the choice to make what we do hard or easy. It's our choice. [...]

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Graham McArthur

Dry Land by Graham McArthur was awarded Outstanding Abstract in the June 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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This Is Why Creativity Will Save The World

Art represents hope. And when we choose hope, anything is possible. [...]

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Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist

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

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Let it Go

This world is hard and there is so much negativity that it is my goal to use art to bring beauty back into view not just the visual aspect but into our souls. [...]

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Add The “Why” To The “How” To Make “WOW!”

So add the “why” to your “how” to make “wow!” [...]

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Katrina Thorstensen

Quiet Radiance by Katrina Thorstensen was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the June 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Again and Again

Creative artists, even those like writers or painters who work alone in study or studio, are performing artists though what they do, unlike the thespian or dancer or musician, is not done directly in front of a crowd. [...]

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Daggi Wallace

In Search of Peace by Daggi Wallace was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the June 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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From Play to Passion

In other words, when does an art class make an artist? [...]

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Harry Burman

me by Harry Burman was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the June 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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How Do I Play This Game, with Integrity?

Selling art, like selling any product, is a process of trial and experimentation, and a lot of people are making money – off of artists and other entrepreneurs – by selling “advice” on technique. [...]

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John Millanzi

ELEPHANT: The Vanishing Giant by John Millanzi was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the June 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Selected Upcoming Exhibits by Informed Collector Artist

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

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What To Do When The Workshop's Over, Part 2: The Art of Self Critique

I critique each of my plein air paintings when I get back in the studio. [...]

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