Category Archives: Marketing

Going Local: 5 Ways to Market Your Art in Your Community

Following on from yesterday’s post, here is a second article from the skinnyartist. It was written by Steff Metal. Many artists often make the mistake of looking to sell their work far afield, often via the internet, and forget about closer … Continue reading

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A Positive Day

Today I had a very interesting and positive day. I went for a portfolio review session at neo:artists where I met Kwong Lee, director of Castlefield Gallery in Manchester. I wasn’t sure what to expect. Castlefield have a reputation for conceptual work. … Continue reading

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5 Habits of Happy Artists

This is really a sort of reblog but, although there is a SkinnyWP, it doesn’t have this post which is from . So apologies to the original author but I can’t figure out how to share this without just … Continue reading

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A New Year – A New Artistic You

Originally posted on Street of Dreams:
I’ve never been particularly fond of New Years. Maybe it’s because I have always sucked at keeping my resolutions. Maybe it’s because I find the song “Auld Lang Syne” incredibly depressing.   Or perhaps it…

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Another problem with advertising

Having had one problem with advertising recently, I went on a half day course last Wednesday called the Entrepreneurial Artist: Building Your Creative Business. This promised four things: Making products that sell Getting the price right Craft fairs and Markets Selling … Continue reading

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What’s Under Your Bed?

So we’d got our boxes of 20:20 prints (see last post) and swapped a few  with other printers taking part. (This really emphasises to me how subjective art is. A print which one person dislikes is a gem to another.) … Continue reading

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Sheffield Print Fair – The Return of the Native

Yesterday the Management and I went across the Pennines to the Sheffield Print Fair. It was organised by Jane Elliot who I know from her printing days at Hot Bed Press in Salford but who now lives in Sheffield. She … Continue reading

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Delicieux – An Aftermath

The first day of the art fair at Delicieux was disappointing but the second day was much better for all the artists involved. I sold two framed prints and a couple of unframed ones from my Doug Wellyn’s Potting Shed Prints. … Continue reading

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Art Fair at Delicieux

Today I was at the first day of a weekend art fair at a Bolton deli/café/bistro called Delicieux. The fair nearly didn’t happen at all as two days before the chap who was organising it pulled out taking four of the … Continue reading

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Selling Online? Help!

I’ve printed a load of screen prints which I’m aiming at the ‘Something For Grandma and Granddad For Christmas’ market. They’ve been done mainly with a local art fair I’m at next weekend in mind. They consist of an old-fashioned background … Continue reading

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