How to Use Testimonials to Sell More Art

Testimonial from a satisfied customer

by Carolyn Edlund Testimonials are positive, unbiased statements made by real people about the quality of your work or their satisfaction as a collector. Here’s how to get them and use them in your art marketing.     Why do … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jeanette Jarville

"Pillow Talk" Abstract acrylic figurative painting by Jeanette Jarville

Painter Jeanette Jarville uses bold line and color to create abstract and representational figurative paintings. View more of her artwork by visiting her website.     The majority of my work comes from my mind’s eye. Whether I am … [Read more]

Featured Artist Carolyn Ritter

"Bounce" Acrylic painting of a close up view of a running Golden Retriever by Carolyn Ritter

Artist Carolyn Ritter gets up close in her approach to painting her animal and floral subjects. See more of her inspirational work by visiting her website.     My most cherished memories of childhood include my love of animals … [Read more]

Featured Artist Gordon Scott

"Eternal Forest" Pastel, 60cm x 80cm

Artist Gordon Scott shares his portfolio of lavishly detailed romantic landscapes and mysterious figurative works. Visit his website to learn more about his artistic journey and his work.     For many years, throughout my … [Read more]

Featured Artist Maggie Wright

"Suzanne" Pastel and Pencil on Paper, 26" x 34"

Artist Maggie Wright creates portraiture and figurative work in charcoal, pencil and pastel. Enjoy her portfolio and visit her website to see more of her compelling art.     I have been painting and drawing for as long as I can … [Read more]

How an Entrepreneur Built an Online Wearable Art Business

by Carolyn Edlund This artist built an e-commerce site that is a feast for the eyes and a temptation for shoppers.     Israeli entrepreneur Shahaf Gal runs Bones and Balloons, a fun, contemporary clothing and accessories company … [Read more]

Featured Artist Denise Solay

Photograph of a red painted wall by Denise Solay

Denise Solay takes photographs of walls that evoke the culture, history and character of cities around the world. View more of her images by visiting her website.     As a jewelry designer and travel photographer, I roam the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Tatjana Lee

"Colorblind" Whte face with colors where the eyes should be, acrylic painting by Tatjana Lee

Artist Tatjana Lee’s large format paintings of human faces are powerful and intense. Visit her website to enjoy more of her work.     My name is Tatjana Lee and I am a visual artist with a German-Korean … [Read more]

Featured Artist Mark D. Bird

“Via Cialdini, Montalcino, Italy” Watercolor of Italian architecture by Mark Bird

Artist Mark Bird's masterful watercolor paintings capture the light in landscapes and urban scenes from his extensive travels. Enjoy his portfolio and visit his website to see more.     For over forty years, I have enjoyed an … [Read more]

Featured Artist DebiLynn Fendley

Biker Veteran with American Flag

Artist DebiLynn Fendley is a conceptual realist who works primarily with cultural subgroups, creating portraits of artistically underrepresented people. See more of this versatile artist’s work by visiting her website.     This … [Read more]

Artists, Do You Want to Write a Book?

I Just Want to Paint book by Carol A McIntyre

by guest writer Carol McIntyre Eight questions to ask yourself before publishing a book. You have written the first draft of your non-fiction manuscript, now what? Celebrate and give yourself kudos because you have accomplished something few have. … [Read more]

Featured Artist Caryl Pomales

“Lilac Beauty” Impressionistic image of a small colorful bird, oil painting by Caryl Pomales

Artist Caryl Pomales’ colorful paintings are filled with sweeping brushstrokes, and convey a sense of joy. Visit her website to find more of her uplifting art.     I paint in vibrant harmonious colors, with playful brushstrokes … [Read more]

Featured Artist Bob Crane

Impressionistic landscape oil painting by Bob Crane

Artist Bob Crane presents a stunning portfolio of atmospheric landscape paintings. View more of his work by visiting his website.     Mother Nature. There is nothing more honest, harsh, sublime, balanced, beautiful or … [Read more]

Featured Artist Tom Kostes

"Berries with Leaves" Photography, Various Sizes

Artist Tom Kostes is a photographer with a strong inclination towards digital painting and design. Discover more of his work by visiting his website.     I had to do a bit of soul searching to select images for this feature, … [Read more]