Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


Being Deliberate

What will you do this week to impart lessons to friends, family, and others, which are important for them to hear or experience? [...]

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Diane Frossard

Buddy & Zack by Diane Frossard was selected as a Finalist in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Which Sales Venue Is Your Emotional Fit?

There are basically two kinds of artists when it comes to sales venues: Those who prefer to follow the well-trodden path that others have paved, and those who prefer to blaze their own trail. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits March 2018 Newsletter

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

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Brian Blood

Winter Sunset by Brian Blood was selected as a Finalist in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #34

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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THIN SECRET FOR SUCCESS No. 3 Thin People Don't Skip Meals

Fill yourself with affirmations and resolutions. Nourish yourself with the knowledge that the world needs your art. [...]

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Disconnected

There is something about seeing things in a different way that enables you to disconnect with your preconceived ideas. You can more clearly see reality. [...]

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Dimitriy Gritsenko

In Harmony by Dimitriy Gritsenko was selected as a Finalist in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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How Often Should Artists Post On Instagram?

There's one truth I've learned in social media posting, email marketing, and, indeed, even in artwork sales. And that truth is this: more activity leads to more engagement. [...]

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Jason Sacran

Fallen Memories by Jason Sacran was selected as a Finalist in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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How to Paint Anything!

This video is an introduction into understanding the fundamentals of painting and drawing from life. [...]

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Kathie Odom

Wind Kept by Kathie Odom was selected as a Finalist in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Crafting Your Authentic Story

Your website is your personal representative who speaks 24/7 to an unlimited audience on your behalf. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits February - March 2018 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from February 23rd - March 1st, 2018 [...]

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Special Edition International Workshops 2018 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from May 1st, 2018 - November 1st, 2018 [...]

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Bill Cramer

Boundary Cliffs by Bill Cramer was selected as a Finalist in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #33

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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THIN SECRET FOR SUCCESS No. 2 Thin People Have Thin Parents

Successful artists surround themselves with a "family" of people who believe in what they do. [...]

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Compositional Patterns of Light and Dark, Part I

Though I often to see loving attention paid to "line" in many of today's compositions; I'm beginning to see far less weight these days given to a painting's tonal patterns. [...]

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Christine Swann

Heritage by Christine Swann was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Is Social Media Becoming Less Effective? Here's Your Solution

Is social media dead? No, far from it. But using social media to reach out to prospects is only one of many ways to market your art. [...]

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Gloria Chadwick

Reef Dwellers by Gloria Chadwick was awarded Outstanding Abstract in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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When Moments Matter

If you had just one thing you needed to get done, needed to accomplish, and you had to get it done now, so you knew it would get done before your unexpected last breath, what would that one thing be? [...]

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Tracy Ference

Mary by Tracy Ference was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Is Blogging Necessary For Artists?

Blogging is a chance to show people who you are in real time. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits February 2018 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from February 16th - 22nd, 2018 [...]

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Jean Jones

Red dress in Aruba water by Jean Jones was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #32

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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THIN SECRET FOR SUCCESS no. 1: Put Yourself First

Knowing when?and how?to say "no", may be the biggest ?secret' to creating success for yourself with your art. [...]

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Myth #6: Following up with Clients Makes You a Pest

So what does it take to effectively follow up? There is a lot that goes into effective follow up, but today I'm going to suggest steps you can take to immediately begin improving your follow-up. [...]

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Joseph Gyurcsak

Bee creek at Sassafras by Joseph Gyurcsak was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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BoldBrush Origin Story

Anything that impedes the process of sharing art with the world directly costs artists time and money. [...]

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Dongfeng Li

Vicissitudes of Life by Dongfeng Li was awarded Outstanding Watercolor in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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How To Breakup With Your Photo Reference

Remember, no one will see the reference you used when they view your painting. So get creative, don't be a slave to your reference, that's your job as an artist, to push beyond what is in front of you. Besides, you might be surprised by the results. [...]

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Alejandra Gos

Evening glimmer by Alejandra Gos was awarded 3rd Place in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Optimizing Your Home Page For Engagement

Simply posting work online without providing a compelling reason for collectors to buy will not likely procure a sale [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits February 2018 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from February 9th - 15th, 2018 [...]

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Special Edition USA Workshops May 2018 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from April -August, 2018 [...]

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Suellen McCrary

Mallory in Green and Blue by Suellen McCrary was awarded 2nd Place in the November 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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