Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


The Politics of Price

In a perfect world, price wouldnít be an issue and collectors would purchase only works that they loved. But that is not reality. Price does influence the decision with many collectors. [...]

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Roberta Murray

Kindred Joys by Roberta Murray was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the February 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #43

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. 10: Don't Skip Breakfast!

Whether we do that with the things we make, the people we meet, or simply by being a happier person, that contribution is significant. [...]

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Dhwoj Gurung

Fields after Harvesting by Dhwoj Gurung was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the February 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Narrow Your Focus

By being focused on who you and your collectors are, you will be in the right places. Sure, you will still need to hike and scout and do all the other work. [...]

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Russell Smith

Prospects by Russell Smith was awarded the BoldBrush Award in the January 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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When Lightning Strikes

Today is a good time to think about missed -or captured- opportunities, and to plant a seed in your mind to be on the lookout and ready to jump when opportunity strikes. [...]

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Sai Priya Mahajan

The Artist and his Muse by Sai Priya Mahajan was awarded Outstanding Watercolor in the February 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits April - May 2018 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from April 26th - May 3rd, 2018 [...]

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Adventures With Instagram: Search Shortcuts

One of the aspects I love most about using Instagram - I can experiment with types of images and quickly take note of how well my work connects to my followers. [...]

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Jim Wodark

Prairie Sundown by Jim Wodark was awarded 3rd Place in the February 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #42

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. 9 Limit Your Options, Part Deux

Itís okay to do the experiment, to try new options and ideas. But we run the risk of losing our center when we try to chase something thatís not in us, to begin with. [...]

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Lawrence Preston

WOOD & TIN by Lawrence Preston was awarded 2nd Place in the February 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Don't Use Price as Marketing Strategy

Are your marketing efforts reaching those you are trying to attract? If not, maybe you are using the wrong strategy. [...]

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Tony DAmico

Winter Lace by Tony DAmico was awarded The BoldBrush Award in the February 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Artist Spotlight - Shana Levenson

Keep pushing yourself, keep getting better. Experiment, have fun and donít be afraid of failure. There are no mistakes, there are only lessons. [...]

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Christa Friedl

the little Chapel high up in the Mountains by Christa Friedl was selected as FAV 15% in the January 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Adventures With Instagram: Become Hashtag Detectives

With just an hour a day on Instagram, Iím gaining new followers daily, many who are seeing my artwork for the first time. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits April 2018 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from April 20th - 26th, 2018 [...]

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Special Edition International Workshops 2018- 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from May 1st, 2018 - January 1st, 2019 [...]

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Yun Wei

Young Violinist by Yun Wei was selected as a Finalist in the January 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #41

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. 9: "Too. Many. Notes."

When you try to do everything, nothing gets done. [...]

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Ensure Your Artist Website Doesn't Repel Customers Starting In July

Now is the time to ensure that your artist website serves securely. [...]

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Janine Salzman

Rush Hour 24 x 24 by Janine Salzman was selected as a Finalist in the January 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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More Compositional Elements

One of my key objectives while creating a painting is to hold the attention of my audienceófor as long as possible. Strong Patterns of Light & Dark help us with that, but there is more. [...]

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William Suys

Awaiting the Faire by William Suys was selected as a Finalist in the January 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Beating "The System"

Engage your mind and find ways to overcome what others have not figured out. Start by believing that you have what it takes, your own unique ideas and perspective, which no one else on earth has. Use it to your advantage. [...]

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Carol Staub

Symphony In Blue 1 by Carol Staub was selected as Outstanding Abstract in the January 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Adventures With Instagram: Designing Your Profile Page

Donít ruin the experience for them by presenting your work as though it is manufactured and sold as a commodity. Present yourself and what you make in an intriguing way. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits April 2018 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from April 13th - 19th, 2018 [...]

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Renee' Mullis

Building America by Renee' Mullis was selected as Outstanding Pastel in the January 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #40

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. 8 and 8 1/2: Thin people watch portion sizes

Take lots of little steps forward, and choose your big ones with care! [...]

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Shipping Your Art

Is your artwork important enough to you to present it in the best light possible? [...]

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Daniel Michael

December Morning by Daniel Michael was selected as Outstanding Pastel in the January 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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What Collectors Want

True art collectors form the backbone of an artist's career. [...]

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Lesley Mackenzie

Skovlunde mangrove summer by Lesley Mackenzie was selected as Outstanding Acrylic in the January 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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