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5 Marketing Tips for Artists

Maybe you’re wondering how to find more buyers for your artwork or deciding if a blog is worth your while. Or, you’re simply in the market for some fresh art marketing ideas. 1.Social Media! During our interview with Nan Coffey, she told us she’s interacted with tons of “rad” people from around the world–people she’d never have met if it […]
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5 Tips to Help your Bussiness if it is Slow

Tough times! The horrific tragedies of recent weeks have further weakened our already faltering economy as unemployment rises and recession appears likely. None of these trends bode well for the art market. Selling art is never easy, even in the most robust of economies, and at times like this, it can seem nearly impossible. 1.Galleries! If you sell through galleries, […]
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Artists and Stress: How to deal with!

For a new study published in the journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, the researchers set out to determine whether artists possess more psychological vulnerabilities and more psychological strengths than people who work in non-creative fields. They surveyed 309 artists on faculty at top US art schools and a similarly sized sample of workers who had no training […]
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4 Tips to Get Back into the Studio

Imagine that you are the only artist in the planet! No, that’s not good. Artists to give you tips on what’s working for them; people you could support in their artistic endeavors who would also be supporting you. Think about what this could do for your art business! 1.See others’ work Let’s face it, there’s nothing new under the sun. […]
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5 Tips to feel Confident as an Artist

Quite a few artists are going through imposter syndrome. They have difficulty marketing and selling their artwork and feel inadequate. I suggest artists recognize that no one knows their artwork as well as they do. Artists often forget that. 1.High expectations I’ve stopped having expectations about things like how many people show up to one of my art events, or […]
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5 Habits you should get rid of to be Successful

Being an artist is hard. It requires an immense amount of patience and determination and sometimes we develop bad habits which make it even harder. A few of these have been discussed below. 1.Nobody is perfect! Trying to make things perfect will only result in frustration and be a huge waste of time. You will probably never get that line […]
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The 8 Elements of Composition in Art

Elements of composition in art: Composition is the arrangement or placement of visual elements in a piece of artwork. You might consider this exactly the same as the “layout” of a piece(a term you hear a lot in graphic design). 1.Balance  focuses on the symmetry or asymmetry of a work of art. A symmetrical painting, for instance, will feel calm and […]
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How Art Relieves Stress and Anxiety

Art and stress: Art therapy is a non-verbal, experience-oriented therapy that uses the visual arts (e.g., painting, drawing, sculpting, clay modeling) and is provided as standalone therapy or in multidisciplinary treatment programs for anxiety. The non-verbal AT approach is considered to be suitable for individuals with of anxiety, especially if they have difficulty in cognitive (re)labeling of their feelings, or […]
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Arts and Crafts: 3 Reasons to Paint

I’ve been trying to find small pockets of time to paint whenever I can. When I paint, my thoughts and the chatter in my head slow down. To be honest, it feels like a vacation. A few months ago I started a regular meditation 1.I love art We can only starve our souls for so long, feeling guilty to take […]
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5 Tips to create Great Art

Great Art: A piece of art needs to connect. It needs to have some element of truth to it that resonates with the viewer and leaves them something after they’ve left the piece. A good piece asks questions and teaches you something you didn’t know or shows you something you didn’t know you knew. 1.Create This is the most obvious. […]
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