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 Use Product Descriptions to Sell More of Your Handmade Work

Written descriptions add greatly to the shopping experience and are also vital to increasing your sales.

Artist Profile: Nadia Fairlamb

I make functional and decorative mirrors, many of them with plays on blending universal symbols that are about the inherent connection of all things, which I experience regularly in meditation and dance.

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.

How to Build an Effective Email Opt-In Form

A monthly email sent to your list is a great way to follow up after in-person meetings, and also to reach out to people who have visited your art website.

Make the Best Ever Artist About Page

Why should the website visitor be interested in you as an artist or maker? Because the story of your inspiration, your concept, and your technique are fascinating.

Artist Profile: Misty Maynard

I enjoy working with glass because it is so versatile. There are so many variations and techniques that the medium continues to offer new learning opportunities. It is an art form that allows you to continually evolve as an artist.

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 […]

Art & Humor

Selling work can be a tough gig. You need to be all over social media and try every online gallery going, taking quality photos of your pieces from various angles.