You’ve created a brilliant artwork. All your friends want it but of course they don’t want to part with the vast sums of money required to prise this gleaming jewel of paint and canvas from your hot little hands. They ask “is there a print available?” The trouble is that making large high quality prints […]
Making a Business from Art
Life is so busy. There are so many distractions. So many things to keep your eye off the ball. It’s almost a full time job being an administrator of your own life. Everybody has their hand out wanting money. Bills keep coming in. Friends demand be Facebooked and Twittered.
And so the time has come… Exhibition day is almost upon you. You’ve loaded up the back of your compact car with all your artworks in such a way that you would think that your vehicle must defy the laws of the universe by having more interior space than is indicated by its exterior dimensions. Rear […]
Photographing art… For me F-stops and exposure times are alien concepts, however, that does not prevent me from making a relatively decent job of taking snaps of my work to pop on websites, brochures or those snazzy little gallery exhibition cards. I admit it. I’m not much of a photographer. Maybe like me, you concentrate […]
So, what do we do now? Just sit twiddling our creative fingers? Or do we get on and do ‘something’ while we’re waiting for the affluent people to feel affluent again? Okay, enough already! Everybody has now heard that we’re in recession and the media seem to bang on about it at every possible opportunity.
For some reason whenever charity committees get together there is always someone (let’s call her Jenny Brightspark) who displays their pure money raising genius to everyone by brightly suggesting “Lets have a charity art raffle / auction / lucky door prize” (*delete as appropriate). “Go to it!” says the rest of the committee approvingly, excited […]