Artist Profile: Amarilys Henderson

Working as a designer helped me fine-tune aesthetic proportions, understand typography, and get into the habit of quickly grasping clients’ dreams.

Artist Profile: Jann Bauer

As a beach-inspired jewelry artist, I design art jewelry for the free-spirited woman, a woman with a bohemian soul.

New Studio Solution Helps Artists Leverage Designs

Available in 39″ and 57″ widths, and affordable priced at around $2,000, they can be used in-house, producing fabric that can be made into clothing, scarves, accessories, pillows or other products.

Artist Profile: Sylvia Brestel

My work is typically wet felted and I often embellish with needle felting.

Sell Your Handmade Work to High-End Clientele

If you use beautiful high-end packaging, and plan for a premium unboxing experience, it will go a long way to justify the value of your handmade work.

Artist Profile: Barbara Taylor-Harris

I am passionate about the future for the 3d pen as a tool for designers and artists and as a new way to teach creative thinking, develop imagination and invention for everyone’s enjoyment

How to Choose the Right Art Festival

Exhibiting at fairs and festivals has long been a primary way for artists and makers to get out in front of the public and sell their work.

The Celebrity Connection

Many artists have found an audience through making art that celebrates the celebrity connection, in different mediums and for different purposes

Art on Silk

We recently interviewed two painters who sell their work in a different format: silk scarves as fashion accessories. They share their stories and strategies on building their small businesses.     Artist Elena Avanesova approaches her business like a seasoned entrepreneur. She explains her inspiration, presentation and marketing, saying,  “When I first created a design inspired by […]

How to Close More Art Sales

If a shopper is seriously considering your art, but doesn’t commit to the purchase, are you letting them get away?