Being a creative entrepreneur can have bipolar effects--it takes a balancing effort worthy of the Wallendas to stay humble and yet simultaneously broadcast to the world that you’re talented and your art is worth buying.
A list of 20 helpful working habits that will improve your success in the studio and in art business.
Thinking of selling your art through commissioned pieces? Lee Hammond has some general rules you should know.
What tax deductions can artists take? Leonard D. Duboff of the The DuBoff Law Group addresses this question for artists and their art business.
The month of January brings to mind new resolutions and goals for us all. Finding and utilizing drawing tips and exercises is one way to keep your new art commitments going, and Katherine Tyrrell has just the tool to help.
The more pastels we acquire the more difficult it can become to keep track of them, especially once they are removed from original packaging and labels have been removed. Initially I tried to keep copious records of which pastels made up various working palettes. When there were only a couple of brands of pastels...
How do you go from being a student to becoming a working artist? Here are three steps you can take to help you achieve your art goals.
Practice the art of handwritten notes. Learn to create handwritten notes to express your art and impress the recipients.
Including the step of having your art critiqued before you consider it finished is an easy drawing practice you can implement. It's not always easy to your ego, but I can promise that you'll learn at least a little by getting advice from your peers. You might be so close to your work that...
Having a studio space in which to create your art is a gift. With that space--be it modest or illustrious--comes a sense of dedication to your craft.
Twilight is an interesting time of day to paint. It lasts for only a short amount of time. When not finessed properly, it can become cliché, looking more like a postcard than a fine art painting. Not being a person that has been drawn to painting this specific time of day, I found it...