Three Fun Apps to Help Your Art Marketing

by Carolyn Edlund

Want to share your art creatively through social media? These apps give you new ways to use your images, and they’re absolutely free!

 

Artwork shown in a gallery setting with Photofunia. See the article at www.ArtsyShark.com

Create a fun gallery setting for your art with Photofunia. Artist credit: Heather Davis.

 

Photofunia – Create all kinds of effects, and place your art in settings that vary from a billboard, to an open magazine, to an art gallery! This free phone app gives you a delightful way to present your work, tell your story, surprise your fans and make a splash. Simply download the app, upload your art, and choose from hundreds of ways to express yourself! Art won’t be shown to scale, but you can definitely start a conversation with this type of presentation. Perfect for a social media post.

 

Want your artwork to appear as though it's on the side of a building? Read about the Photofunia app at www.ArtsyShark.com

Billboards, buildings and other outdoor settings are available on Photofunia. Artist credit: Heather Davis.

 

ArtSee – This useful app is a serious tool that helps artists show their work in situ. You can take a photo of a wall, add an art image taken at a fair, and show it to scale. Or, choose from room views available already on the app and let your artwork shine in those environments. Could be a great way to share a reminder photo of art that a potential customer was considering at a fair!

 

Artwork shown in situ with the ArtSee app. Read about it at www.ArtsyShark.com

In situ artwork is a snap with ArtSee. Artist credit: Heather Davis.

 

Layout from Instagram – An “official” app from Instagram, this tool helps you create collages. Share a grouping or series of your work, or show steps in progress if you like. Promote an event or photos of your studio, and then instantly share on Instagram or Facebook through the app itself.

 

Collage of artwork made on Layout app from Instagram. Read about it at www.ArtsyShark.com

Collage your images with Layout, then share. Artist credit: Heather Davis.

 

What apps and tools do you recommend for preparing images for social sharing?

 

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Comments

  1. Great info, just what I needed. Thanks

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