Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


The Baby Steps to Giant Dreams

Not only do I want you to live your passion, your dream, I want you to be ready to ride this coming big wave, and to be able to thrive when the wave ends and economic downturns occur. [...]

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Thomas Ruckstuhl

Day in Day out by Thomas Ruckstuhl was selected as a Finalist in the October 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Building a Following With Your Artist Website

The artistís presence makes the experience of buying art more memorable. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits February 2018 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from February 2nd - 8th, 2018 [...]

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Nick Eisele

Inner Demon by Nick Eisele was selected as a FAV 15% in the October 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #30

Art, an aspiring fine artist who works full time as a police officer. Art is surrounded by supportive and well-meaning family and friends who don't always get his passion for painting, and he often finds himself in strange situations that make you just want to laugh out loud. [...]

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SELLING YOUR WORK: Whatís the Best Way to Sell?

But in the end, itís what works best for YOU. Itís what you have time for, and what you are willing to make time for. Itís what platforms have proved successful for YOU. Itís what works for you, and whatís not working for you. [...]

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BoldBrush Curators' Picks - 22 Noteworthy Artists

Curators' Finds for January 2018 - 22 Noteworthy Artists [...]

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Myth #5: Negotiation and Discounting Art Devalues it

Negotiation is a skill, and once you master it, you will see your sales increase substantially. When you successfully negotiate a sale, everyone wins. [...]

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Chris Krupinski

Oh my darlin'.... by Chris Krupinski was selected as a Finalist in the October 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition International Workshops 2018 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from April 1st, 2018 - October 1st, 2018 [...]

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Lisa Kovvuri

The Conversation by Lisa Kovvuri was selected as a Finalist in the October 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Crossroads

There comes a time in your career where you reach the crossroads. You must make the decision of which road to take. [...]

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Calvin Lai

Contemplative Cat by Calvin Lai was selected as a Finalist in the October 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Itís OUR Turn To Be Ourselves

Most important, I need to stay true to myself where my art is concerned. Iíll strive to create the best work I possibly can, in a way that satisfies my own taste. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits January - February 2018 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from January 26th - February 1st, 2018 [...]

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Special Edition International Workshops 2018 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from April 1st, 2018 - October 1st, 2018 [...]

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Derek Davis

Fallen by Derek Davis was selected as a Finalist in the October 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #29

Art, an aspiring fine artist who works full time as a police officer. Art is surrounded by supportive and well-meaning family and friends who don't always get his passion for painting, and he often finds himself in strange situations that make you just want to laugh out loud. [...]

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THIS IS MY STORY And Iím Sticking to It!

I realized the power of my choice was, I can decide the story I tell. [...]

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When Time is Short and Inspiration is High

Holidays are busy and studio time gives way to visiting and catching up with those I love. [...]

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Kate Dardine

Rain Dance by Kate Dardine was awarded Outstanding Abstract in the October 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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A World Without Art

Art is powerful. Art is meaningful. It enriches our society. [...]

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Resa Grogan

Blues by Resa Grogan was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the October 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Suffering Artist

Paint like no one will ever see it, so the only person youíre pleasing is yourself. Youíll have breakthroughs unlike any you could otherwise experience. [...]

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Sascha Karschner

Portrait of Anna, from life model by Sascha Karschner was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the October 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits January 2018 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from January 19th - 25th, 2018 [...]

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Advantages of Selling From Your Own Website

Self-promotion is essential to growing a following these days. There is no magic single recipe for marketing. [...]

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I Hope You Dance

If I can give you any advice to help you overcome those feelings of despair, it would be to feed your passion. [...]

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Kimberly Santini

Eenie Meenie Minie Bow by Kimberly Santini was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the October 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #28

Art, an aspiring fine artist who works full time as a police officer. Art is surrounded by supportive and well-meaning family and friends who don't always get his passion for painting, and he often finds himself in strange situations that make you just want to laugh out loud. [...]

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FLIP A COIN: How to Make Your New Year's Resolution Actually Work for You

Although it looks good on paper, letting someone else decide for us is definitely not appealing. [...]

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Myth #4: Lower Art Prices = More Sales

The value of art is largely arbitrary. There are no objective elements that would allow a gallery owner or an artist to develop a universally optimal price for a particular piece of artwork. [...]

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Brent Schreiber

Listen 25 by Brent Schreiber was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the October 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Habits

It's better to simply improve your painting skills every day until it is such a habit that improving your painting is just part of your character. [...]

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Kwan Yuen Tam

Life of Fez by Kwan Yuen Tam was awarded Outstanding Watercolor in the October 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Don't Be A Jack

Your mailing list is your number one asset. [...]

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Antonio HernŠndez

Industrial I by Antonio HernŠndez was awarded Outstanding Watercolor in the October 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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How Sketches Improve Your Landscapes

It's not uncommon for me to paint parts of the same scene several times before settling on a final composition for a larger work. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits January 2018 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from January 12th- 18th, 2018 [...]

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