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Mastering Glazing Techniques in Watercolor: Understanding Pigments

Are you a watercolor artist looking to improve your technique?  Would you like to better understand watercolor pigments and glazing methods? Then you will certainly enjoy this guest blog by watercolor expert Dr. Don Rankin.  He is author of Mastering … Continue reading

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Secrets to Understanding the NYC Art World: Beware the Vanity Gallery

If you are like most artists who take their career seriously, you are willing to give almost Chelsea Art District in Manhattan anything a try.  And if you are like me, you put a lot of care not only into creating … Continue reading

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Why Some Artists Will Almost Certainly Prosper in the New Economy

There is revolution in the air. Unless you have spent the last four or so years on Mars you can’t have missed the restless loss of direction of the western world as it has struggled to make sense of the … Continue reading

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Why Your Mailing List is Your Most Important Asset for Selling Your Art

What is the single most important tool in building your art business?  It’s your mailing list. In the simplest terms, a mailing list contains names and contact information of people you know or might like to know. For the artist, … Continue reading

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Why Some Artists Will Almost Certainly Make More Money Using Email Newsletters

What is the best way to increase your income on the internet if you are an artist? There are a lot of options to deliver your content, images and messages online. Blogs, social media, static Web sites and user-generated content … Continue reading

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Why Some Artists Almost Always Make Money Selling Their Art

Have you ever known an artist whose work was incredible but they never seem to sell anything?  Or what about the opposite?  Have you ever seen an artist whose work was not that great but they sold things all the … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Take the Leap of Faith and Become a Professional Artist?

Have you always wanted to be a professional artist, but you’re waiting for the right time? Maybe you intend to become an artist when you feel you are good enough, or when you’re in a better financial position, or when … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons You Need Your Own Artist Website or Blog

Have you been thinking about setting up your own website?  Are you interested in starting your own blog? If you are an artist, there are lots of very good reasons for setting up your own website or blog. Here are … Continue reading

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Why Some Artists Will Almost Certainly Thrive and Prosper in the New Economy

There is revolution in the air. Unless you have spent the last four or so years on Mars you can’t have missed the restless loss of direction of the western world as it has struggled to make sense of the … Continue reading

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Are You Polishing Your Art Marketing Skills for the Coming New Year?

The New Year is almost upon us.  Will this be the year that you take your art business to the next level?  What are you doing now to make sure the coming year will be your best ever? You may … Continue reading

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