Jewelry Designer Uses Innovative Marketing Approach

In order to promote her collection, she came up with the idea to have a “photo shoot party” and invite friends and fans to come and model her necklaces, earrings and bracelets.

Artist Profile: 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.

How to Display Your Handmade Work for Maximum Sales

Have a spectacular piece of high-end work that is perfect as the center of attention? Create a display using it as the star, but with lower-end items around it.

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.