Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


Improve Your Marketing With Newsletter Scheduling

Wouldn't it be great if there was a way to take advantage of the downtime to create our newsletter content, and then to automatically send that content out to our subscribers even when we were busy? [...]

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Ni Zhu

The Tibetan Monk Ngawang by Ni Zhu was selected as a Finalist in the April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs & Other Events June - July 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from June 30th - July 6th, 2017 [...]

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The Artist's Clock

My goal is to follow through with my commitments. I do not want to promise something and not be able to deliver. Keeping calendars is my best organizational tool. [...]

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What Does Form Mean In Your Art?

Form is the name for describing a 3-dimensional object in space, whether on your canvas or as a sculpture. Form can be Geometric or Organic. [...]

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J.M. Brodrick

The Royals - Study by J.M. Brodrick was selected as FAV 15% in the April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits June - July 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from June 30th - July 6th, 2017 [...]

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Planning For Profit - Doing The Math

It's much easier to calculate and anticipate what we artists spend in any year, but harder to determine projected income. Why is that? [...]

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Too Tired to Be Inspired?

The experiences you live each day add to who and what you are, with who and what you are being fundamental issues shaping what your art eventually comes to be. [...]

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Shana Levenson

Home by Shana Levenson was selected as a Finalist in the April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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HATERS GONNA HATE: You’re Not Really My Friend

I used to apologize for being sensitive. Not anymore. YES, I’m sensitive! I’m a friggin’ artist! My heart is open to the world around me, highly-tuned to nuance in design, color, story. It’s who I am, and I am never going to apologize for that again. [...]

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Water and Oil Don't Mix-But Studying With Gouache Might Help Your Oil Paintings!

I have a strong passion for developing my figurative painting skills and gouache offers a similar feel to oil without the set-up hassle, smells, or slow drying time. [...]

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Taisia Kuklina

Pomegranate and Roses by Taisia Kuklina was selected as a Finalist in the April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs & Other Events June 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from June 23rd - 29th, 2017 [...]

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Community Ed

Be open to suggestions. No matter our level of expertise, there is always more to learn, or a different way to approach it. Accept and remember nuggets of guidance, and you can pass them on to others when the time comes. [...]

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Artist Spotlight - Jason Sacran

The more you learn and the more you do the more you realize it’s an infinite world out there of possibilities. It’s not a matter of how good you are and how good you can get. It’s about growing in your own path. [...]

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Tibor Nagy

Nocturne by Tibor Nagy was selected as a Finalist in the April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits June 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from June 23rd - 29th, 2017 [...]

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Are Galleries The Right Choice For You?

Gallery artists today self-promote even to create sales through their galleries. The artist/gallery relationship is truly a partnership. [...]

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The Perfect Artwork Page

By following this straightforward approach to structuring your artwork pages you’ll be twice as likely to sell your art online whenever you come across that 1% of collectors who are ready to buy. [...]

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Sandra Duran Wilson

Red Galaxy by Sandra Duran Wilson was awarded Outstanding Abstract in the April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition International Workshops 2017- 2018 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from September 1st, 2017 - March 1st, 2018 [...]

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HATERS GONNA HATE: How Long Did It Take You To Make That?

What is the story only YOU can tell, to connect your audience to the work you make? [...]

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The Worst Thing that Can Happen

The artists who succeed paint consistently, trying new ideas to grow their skills. They do not let fear stop or control them. [...]

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Tobi Clement

SILVER QUEEN by Tobi Clement was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs & Other Events June 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from June 16th - 22nd, 2017 [...]

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How To Manage Fearless Artistic Growth

Grow and change. If it’s going to be a major change you will develop a body of work that you can bring to the world--eventually. Similarly, if it is a phase where you work out ideas, you can do it with boldness and gusto without concern for salability. [...]

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Social Media Marketing for Artists

Social media can be a powerful tool in your art marketing toolkit if it’s done properly. [...]

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Bob Richey

Ominous Clouds over Pierce's Point by Bob Richey was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits June 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from June 16th- 22nd, 2017 [...]

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Is The Gallery System Dying?

Galleries and artists who have e-commerce sights sell more art than those who don't. The time has come - where people are comfortable buying online, even artwork. [...]

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Inspiration Is Real, Surreal, Fleeting but Practical

“Artists need to allow themselves time to perfect what they do, without the worry of producing and producing and producing. We do not manufacture paintings – we create art.” [...]

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Gaye Sekula

The Team by Gaye Sekula was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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HATERS GONNA HATE: “I Can Make That!”

Win them over to YOUR side, and you’ll have a cheerleader for life! [...]

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Tai Meng Lim

Quiet Night in the Park by Tai Meng Lim was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs & Other Events June 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from June 9th - 15th, 2017 [...]

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Lose Something and Enhance Your Painting

Don't underestimate the power of color! Forcing yourself to use a different color palette than you normally use can have exciting results. [...]

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What Does Line Mean In Your Art?

Sometimes this is a misunderstood element in art. What is LINE in art? [...]

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Pat Wagner

Out of the Darkness by Pat Wagner was awarded Outstanding Watercolor in the April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits June 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from June 9th- 15th, 2017 [...]

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