The Art of Illustration

My style of art is very whimsical and based in story, so many of my projects focus on bringing a story to life or creating a new character with a story to tell.

Artist: Alene Geed

The Sacred Spiral Collection has become my most enduring and popular series of designs.

Partnering With a Gallery to Explore Market Readiness

Once they have decided that they are willing to try your product, make sure you have a good agreement in writing about how the sales price will be split, and how often you will be paid.

Artist: Fiona Hind

Painter Fiona Hind presents her delightful portfolio. We spoke with her about inspiration, and doing business as an artist.     ABI:  How would you describe yourself as a painter? FH:  It is incredibly difficult to describe myself as a painter. Not because I’m so unique or there are no words which can describe me, […]

Artist: Jill Schiller

Being a vendor at art festivals is helpful because customers have the chance to tell you what kinds of products they would like.

Artist: Susan Klinger

My work typically begins with images that grabbed my attention going through daily life.

Artist: Judy Orcutt

Because of my botany background in pharmacy, this was a natural for me. Identifying the floral elements that I used to enhance the quotes, poetry, and my own writing was important to me.

The Importance of Pricing Consistency

Knowing how to price and staying consistent on that price puts an artist in control.

Artist: Sandy Feder

My own workshop has a very large glass kiln and I have access to larger equipment if the custom glass will be larger than my current capacity

Understand the “Why” of Owning Your Art

Successful artists cultivate collectors by appealing directly to their emotions, and this means that to re-create those emotions, you must be digging deep into the “Why” of collecting and the experience of ownership.