EPA and Art Glass

EPA and Art Glass

This has been a year of strife, upheaval, uncertainty and dismay, but I’m looking forward to the holidays and some time to reflect. With the presidential race claiming almost every headline, it’s been hard to think, let alone figure out the next steps. I am...
Off to Door County

Off to Door County

Back in April at the ACC Show I met the owner of the Plum Bottom Gallery. He bought a good number of panels wholesale to sell in his gallery located in Egg Harbor, Door County, WI. A typical gallery will sell an artists work on a consignment contract. All that means...
Paper versus Technology

Paper versus Technology

I mentioned before that I signed up for a Bootcamp for artists. I must confess that after the first 6 weeks, I have already fallen behind. I could make up a lot of excuses, but the truth is that making some of the suggested changes scares me. Just deciding what is...
5 Art Blogs to follow

5 Art Blogs to follow

As part of my continuing education, I follow (and actually read the posts!) a few art blogs. Some of them are more business oriented; some of them cover the gamut from tutorials to reviews, but all of them relate to growing your art business. These are my favorites...
Bootcamp (for artists)

Bootcamp (for artists)

When I was working on my list of accomplishments for 2014, I also made the decision to invest in growing my business this year. Specifically in setting up and IMPLEMENTING systems to market my work and better get it out into the world. So I signed up for Alyson B....
Critiques, Critics, and Criticism.

Critiques, Critics, and Criticism.

When I was in school, we were subjected to numerous critiques: some constructive, some destructive, some subjective, and all of them personal. But in order to use a critique and grow from it, you have to let both the extreme negative AND positive roll off your...
Please, take some Photos!

Please, take some Photos!

People are always taking photos of artists’ artwork. And at a show, most people never ask if it is OK – which is pretty annoying most of the time. But in this digital age of cellphones and social media sharing, it is inevitable… I am just as guilty...
Studio Greeting Cards

Studio Greeting Cards

Studio Greeting Cards, plus a Calendar! Fall is in the air, and you know what that means… the Holidays are almost here! In the studio this year, that means that I have been busy designing a new series of greeting cards and a special 2014 Desktop Calendar in a CD...

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