One Word that Can Transform Your Art Business

One of the weaknesses I see quite frequently, especially with beginning artists but also sometimes with very experienced ones, is a lack of focus in their portfolios.

Is Your Art Right for the Corporate Market?

by Carolyn Edlund Considering selling your work to corporate clients? Here’s what you need to know.     The corporate art market offers opportunities for artists to sell their work for display in environments such as office buildings, hospitals, hotels, restaurants, municipal agencies, colleges and universities, senior living facilities, and many other settings. Buyers and decision […]

How a Creative Idea became a Collaborative Project

How does inspiration and a creative idea take root and grow into a major collaborative project? Artist Jeff Sturgeon shares a story of transforming sci-fi illustrations into an exciting business project.     As a professional illustrator with twenty-five years’ experience, I am a guest speaker and artist at science fiction shows and conventions around the country, […]

How Artists Earn: Art-Related Products

Artists may add a much-needed price point spread, or even attract an entirely new audience who are not prospective collectors of original art.

3D Printed Art on the Rise with Artists & Sculptors

by Tracy Leigh Hazzard Here are four artists using 3D Printing in their art or artistic process. You be the judge. Are they Artists or Makers?     Every time I turn around there is a new art tool introduced on the market. My mom, abstract artist RoseMarie Davio’s studio is full of the latest […]

A Distinctive Body of Work

This unique spin on photography that uses the nude human body, whimsy and themes is a strong pull for the customer, and has served Allan Teger well for over 40 years

Connecting with a Niche Market

My work has always been to support the journey of those who are in recovery from drugs and alcohol.

How Artists are Using 3D Printing

Artists in a wide variety of mediums are embracing 3D printing and digital fabrication. Why do they use this technology? What does it add to the creative process, and the result? We asked several artists to share their concept and techniques.     Leisa Rich – It is a logical progression for an experimental artist such as I […]

New Technologies for the Studio Artist

The range of print capabilities is growing to include printing in multi-color, and producing pieces that range from being rigid to very elastic.

What Artists Must Know about Digital Images

Once artists get their digital images, the next struggle is understanding and managing their images.

A Talented Artist Builds a Big Business

by Carolyn Edlund Artist Roza Khaminova’s collection of scarves and wearables has exploded in popularity. How has she dealt with scaling her business and dealing with knockoffs?     When she first opened her business on Etsy, Roza Khaminova never expected to start a small business that would experience explosive growth on an international basis. She started out […]

6 Reasons Why Color911 is a Must-Have for Artists

If there is something that inspires you, it is easy to capture the colors and save the lighter, darker, stronger or paler hues in your own library of color palettes.

How Sublimation Printing can Scale an Art Business

Taking this step means she is now poised to enter new marketplaces for her work, and is ready to build a strong business with potential to sell volume and gain repeat orders.

Creating Outside the Box

You design your image and print it on transfer film, then you place it anywhere you would like.