Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


Special Edition USA Exhibits February 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from Feb 3- 9, 2017 [...]

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Frugal Framing, Part 1

To reduce my costs, I make my own frames when necessary. [...]

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Jeanne Leemon

Mums and Snapdragons by Jeanne Leemon was awarded the BoldBrush Award in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competiton. [...]

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A Barn is Not a Shape

Changing the way you think about shapes can change your paintings. [...]

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Lucas Bononi

Untitled by Lucas Bononi was awarded Best of Show in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competiton. [...]

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Birds of a Feather

The seed of your next art work lies embedded in the imperfections of your current piece... [...]

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December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Contest Winners!

Our esteemed judge, Larry Preston has completed the judging of the December 2016 BoldBrush painting competition. [...]

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How to Promote Your Workshops to Over 55,000 Fine Artists

For many professional artists teaching workshops is a great way to earn income while connecting with fellow artists in meaningful ways. [...]

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Carolyn Zbavitel

Aix in Summer by Carolyn Zbavitel was selected as FAV 15% in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Artist Spotlight - Brian Blood

His journey as an artist reveals what one can achieve when one connects with their passion and remains open to the infinite possibilities of existence. [...]

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Berry Fritz

Texas Peaches by Berry Fritz was selected as FAV 15% in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition International Workshops 2017 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from April 1, 2017 - October 1, 2017 [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits January 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from Jan 27- Feb 2, 2017 [...]

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BoldBrush Curators' Picks - 30 Noteworthy Artists

Curators' Finds for January - 30 Noteworthy Artists [...]

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Workshopping Around

I don’t care who you are, we all can grow by taking classes from other artists... [...]

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Chantel Lynn Barber

Trying For Whimsy by Chantel Lynn Barber was selected as FAV 15% in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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We Are No Longer in Third Grade

Unsolicited contact from a total stranger is always something to be wary of, whether they are offering candy or promising to increase art sales... [...]

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Vicki Sullivan

Reading Heidi by Vicki Sullivan was selected as FAV 15% in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Minimalism And The Art Of Creative Success

In the end, consider using minimalism to help you. Strip away the superfluous from you life, if you can, and hone in on your art. Your one, main thing. [...]

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The Value of Workshops

Regardless of your skill level there is much to be gained by taking a workshop with peers now and then. [...]

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Winnie Shepardson

Crashing by Winnie Shepardson was selected as FAV 15% in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Many Hands Make Life Work

When people come together to accomplish a task, the energy is amazing! [...]

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Abigail Gutting

The Pickup Horse by Abigail Gutting was selected as FAV 15% in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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How to Be More Productive with Your Time

Having a consistent schedule helps keep a rhythm to your week. You will know what you are doing every day. [...]

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Russell Smith

Self Portrait As a German Ace in 1918 by Russell Smith was selected as FAV 15% in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Painting Large: Size Does Matter

By clarifying the process and defining the mood and atmosphere of your painting you can guarantee success. [...]

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Michael Holter NWS

Behind Door by Michael Holter NWS was selected as FAV 15% in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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A New Year, A New Time for Change and Mind Over Matter.

Now is the time to make the changes with positive and a confident belief in yourself...and don't be afraid to be different in the new year...and do something different. [...]

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Francesco Fontana

The Installation by Francesco Fontana was selected as FAV 15% in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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How To Defeat Creative Stagnancy And Grow

Remember, Rome was not built in a day. Renewing and reinventing yourself may take time. Be patient, stick to your habits and routine. [...]

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Original Artwork

Every industry I know must change in order to maintain and grow. The old axiom of “grow or go” is absolutely the truth in any business. [...]

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Lon Brauer

Grandpa by Lon Brauer was selected as a Finalist in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Lights Off to Reveal Values

If you are working on a painting and wondering if you are finished, turn off the lights and step away to view your work. The darkness can be revealing. [...]

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Tina Spratt

Red and Gold by Tina Spratt was selected as a finalist in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Artist Spotlight - Jeremy Lipking

Stark, vivid and emotive are just a few of the words that we would use to describe artist Jeremy Lipking’s work. [...]

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Richard Prather

Telluride Awakening by Richard Prather was selected as FAV 15% in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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What Is A Study?

Studies are footprints in the sand of the journey of an artist. [...]

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Jonathan Saenz

Left Ajar by Jonathan Saenz was selected as FAV 15% in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Should I Contact this Artist?

In this article, I’m going to bullet point some of the questions I ask myself as I determine whether or not I contact an artist. [...]

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Gail Rein

Grace in Motion by Gail Rein was selected as FAV 15% in the November BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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