Taking commissions isn’t for everyone; it requires a mindset where the artist is excited about the collaborative effort involved in producing a personalized piece of art.
Artists who license clearly benefit from multiple contractual agreements, each one producing a stream of income.
It can be challenging to select work for a portfolio presentation that will make maximum impact and be memorable.
I explained to the artist that this verbal agreement was worth the paper it was written on. She needed to get a written contract immediately, or to retrieve her work and get paid for the inventory that was sold.
“This is the story of a lot of artists,” says Dayal, “they are always on fire. But I am like a phoenix rising from the ashes.”
Some artists have an agent who tries to make these connections for them, but she did this herself.
I overcome many challenges by learning, asking questions and asking for help from friends and supporters.
My work has always been to support the journey of those who are in recovery from drugs and alcohol.
Through my Interactive Art Series called “Re-Create” I am inviting the viewer to become a participant and to physically engage and create the composition of their liking.
Pastel Artists UK spawned “The Pastel Academy Online” which is enabling me to put down the much needed information into course form.
We formed the Cultural Space Coalition as a way to help connect groups and individuals who are working to reverse the trend of disappearing cultural spaces.
She knew that she would be using social media and email marketing, as well as direct mail to reach out to her followers and her list several times before the event began