To avoid risk when dealing with galleries, be sure you have adequate, written agreements. If your state has a consignment statute, read it and insist it be followed. ~William Rattner
Your artist biography should accompany your press releases and be distributed to your clients. ~Annie Strack
Never judge your work in comparison to others. Judge what you do next to what you have done. ~Jack White
Even if you are just starting out, you can get your work out there. Enter shows, and submit work to contests. ~Anita Kunz
What are the best ways to deal with the criticism that may be coming? Read on!
Try to frame your artwork as a great holiday gift. “Holiday,” “Christmas” and “gift” are three words that you can use to associate your artwork with holiday gift buying. ~Ligaya Figueras
Holbein introduced a new line of acrylic paint, Holbein Heavy Body Artist Acrylics, which will come in 60 ml tubes and are available in 113 colors.
When I first decided to make a website I looked at many other artists’ websites just to get an idea of what I really wanted.
For your purposes, you should define “collectors” as any individuals or companies that may be interested in your work and are willing to pay the price you ask.
This wonderfully printed how-to book provides a variety of step-by-step lessons on drawing basic body construction, capturing action and creating animals.
Artist Roger Dean is making broad and far-reaching claims that Cameron had engaged in “willful and deliberate copying" in Avatar.
Crack open a bit of the mystery of Balthus when some of his timeless paintings will be on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
I’ve been teaching basic tenets of branding for years, but, boy, I had no idea about everything that goes into creating a memorable brand.
Too many artists sign their names to work they know is not up to par. Never be satisfied with good enough. ~Jack White
When negotiating a contract concerning a piece of art, never assume certain details are understood, “generally accepted,” or too basic to write down. ~William F. Zieske & Coco Soodek
Make it easy for your customer to find something that fits his or her price range by labeling groups on your website by price. ~Ligaya Figueras
Decide that you will prove your worth as an artist by demanding more of yourself. ~Eric Maisel
Above all else, you must have passion. … Passion brings you back into the studio after you have faced humiliation and rejection time and time again. ~Jack White
When negotiating a contract with a publisher, the contract must clearly describe what you are required to deliver and by when. ~William F. Zieske & Coco Soodek
Before submitting work to a publisher, an artist must develop a strong core portfolio. ~Lacie and Ruth Burke