Advice for Photographers from John Lund

John Lund’s humorous photography has sold like hotcakes on a variety of products. He shares his experience to help other artists looking to establish careers.

Master of Humor: Interview with Photographer John Lund

The photography was more fun and took less time, and they paid me more. I said, “I think I’ll become a photographer.”

Featured Artist Sarah Hudock

I paint primarily in watercolor and gouache, occasionally including colored pencil or ink, and I love to focus on detail.

Art Licensing Strategies/Interview with Maria Brophy

Artsy Shark interviews art licensing expert Maria Brophy on how artists can protect themselves contractually when licensing their work.

How to Ace Your Next Trade Show

Headed to a trade show this year? This article shares tips on how artists can close more sales.

Featured Artist Alex Colombo

She is passionately and tirelessly devoted to creating new, dynamic art that not only honors the past but also speaks to the changing times we live in. To this end, she is currently creating several inspirational art collections for products to present at the Surtex show in 2013.

Featured Artist Patti Gay

This collection is made up totally from the textures that Noah paints.

Lessons from a Licensed Artist

An interview with artist Alex Colombo, who shares her thoughts on licensing art, the learning process and getting results.

Ask the Experts: Art Licensing

If you could pick one essential thing that artists need to know before licensing their art, what would that be?

Featured Artist Jodi Broglio

Before launching Jolio Design, a boutique studio specializing in graphic design, packaging, branding and a fabulous Etsy shop, Jodi was a packaging designer at Mattel for the world’s most famous fashion icon, Barbie.

The Truth About Art Publishing

The average life span of an image in the marketplace is much shorter than it was in the distant 20th Century.

A Day in the Life of an Artist’s Licensing Agent

I use a combination of cold calling and email submissions. I submit artwork after reviewing the guidelines on the company’s website.

Interview with Greeting Card Designer Kate Harper

The good news, from my observation, is that the Handmade and alternative card business is doing OK and I’ve had a rep confirm this recently.

Artist Profile: Smart Strategies for Licensing

We start with a pattern and then determine the type of product we might like to see it on.