The ABCDE of pricing your art
Oct10

The ABCDE of pricing your art

Whether you make paintings or sculptures, it is important your art is priced reasonably so that the collectors are able to buy them and you might not end up in a loss. The danger of overpricing is always but you might not want to price your art too low until your reputation is damaged or others might get the wrong perception about you. So what should you do? Acknowledge and awareness of the art market condition First of all, you must...

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Why should you work in a series of art instead of one-off?
Sep10

Why should you work in a series of art instead of one-off?

One of the common questions artists ask in the production of their art is whether to make a one-off work or to produce a series type of work. There are actually pros and cons in both the methods and it depends largely on what you are planning to promote. Generally, there is no right or wrong to this but it will surely help the galleries who are selling you and your art if you work in a series instead of one-offs. The most important...

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5 things artists often mistook the galleries for
Aug07

5 things artists often mistook the galleries for

As an artist, you will always be working with galleries. In fact, some artists rely heavily on galleries to help them sell their art and to make them renowned. Galleries and artists are basically partners in the business of art. They are inter-dependable in most ways. One thing for sure, you should not take it for granted even if a gallery represents you and below are some of the reasons why. a. Galleries do not guarantee your art...

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Tips for artists – How and where to start
Aug07

Tips for artists – How and where to start

First things first, unless you are extremely lucky, nothing in art really happens by chance. You need to be good in what you do and know the right people and then work hard to achieve what the popular artists have. The most common methods that artists do is to send out their works and then wait for a reply. So the question really is could you be famous and make lots of money at the same time? The answer is yes. But you need help and a...

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How to Draw Human Faces
Jul27

How to Draw Human Faces

Most people are known to put off drawing after facing difficulties drawing human figures. Contrary to such perceptions, drawing human figures and faces are not as difficult as it seems. In fact, talent plays little or no part in drawing human faces because it can be quite a technical skill. One thing for sure, it is a skill that requires a lot of practice and once you get the hang of it, it can be a very rewarding technique which you...

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Should you Varnish a Painting?

There are many arguments for and against varnishing a painting. What is it exactly? Varnishing refers to the final layer which is applied on a painting once it is completed and it is where you actually declare that you are done with the painting and no further changes or modifications are involved. Varnish is applied when a painting will be displayed on the stretched canvas and there is no need for them to be framed and such. This is...

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