Creating titles for your artwork

Collective Wisdom | Creating Titles for Your Artwork

Coming up with great titles for artwork can be a real drag. Many artists feel like it’s more work to come up with a title than it is to create…

Ask a Gallery Owner | Reviving an Old Contact

Bellow is an email I recently received from an artist. Below her email is my response, but I would love to hear your ideas, especially from past experience. Share your…

Online Critique Group Recording | Ask Me Anything Session!

In this week’s session I take critique group artists’ questions about a variety of subjects, including, how to brand your art, cultural appropriation, the pros and cons of showing your…

VIDEO: A Moment in Art History – The Fighting Temeraire – why this JMW Turner piece is “England’s favorite painting”

In this Moment in Art History, we’ll look at Turner’s famous piece, “The Fighting Temeraire.” What makes this piece so iconic, and why did Turner take so many artistic liberties…

Anatomy of a Sale | How We Used Photoshop to Make a $5,000 Art Sale

How many times have you heard this: “I like this painting, but the size won’t work for my space”? I’m sure I’ve heard the phrase hundreds, if not thousands, of…

What Would You Do? The Client Who Won’t Finish Paying

I received the following email from an artist: [Last] year, a collector came to my studio and chose two paintings. The smaller work was priced at approx. $1100, the other…

VIDEO: A Moment in Art History: Impression, Sunrise – how Monet’s title became a joke and then a movement

When Monet chose to use the word “Impression” in the title of his painting of the port of Le Havre, he had no idea that it would transform into a…

Online Critique Group Recording: Featured Artist Tanis Bula, Colorado

In this week’s session we meet Colorado artist Tanis Bula and critique her floral watercolors. We talk about the importance of consistency in framing and pricing, the viability of selling…

Quick Survey: How Do Your Recent Sales Compare?

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Approaching Galleries

Ask A Gallery Owner | Pricing, Framing, and Approaching Galleries

I received an email from an artist who had taken one of my workshops on working with galleries and am posting his question along with my response here. Names and…