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Tips For Making Printed Greeting Cards

2019-11-17T13:55:36+00:00November 6th, 2019|Art Blog, Art Classes, Articles|

Find out about making and selling your own professional printed greeting cards or you can order your own designs from me. Greeting cards with printed art on Greeting cards or gift cards are a great way of getting your art and designs out into the world. People can frame them and send them to people [...]

Art marketing tip – using hashtags

2019-07-19T12:35:21+01:00July 19th, 2019|Art Blog, Articles|

A hashtag as a way to categorise and find posts about a particular subject. Hashtags are followed by large groups of people, who are interested in or associated with a subject. Start by searching for hashtags in subjects that interest you, to see how they work. The main point of using hashtags is to reach [...]

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The Art of Slow Looking

2019-04-19T00:05:55+01:00April 18th, 2019|Art Blog, Articles|

An introduction to slow looking Most people, who don't visit galleries very often, tend to look at a painting, sculpture or photo for just a few seconds. Then they look at the label to give them reassurance because unless it's called Untitled no. 3, the title will help them work out what it's about. They [...]

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Defining a Creative Collaboration

2018-12-17T18:41:07+00:00December 17th, 2018|Articles|

From the initial buzz of working together and getting inspired by what each other is doing, to the issues of how the sales money is divided and the overall goals. Whose is the idea and who owns the copyright? Who is the author? In some creative collaborations it’s whoever presses the button on the camera [...]

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Art History with Nick Fudge

2018-11-10T18:28:43+00:00November 10th, 2018|Art Blog, Art Classes, Articles|

Nick Fudge on the Sacred Feminine Last week I spent two days at the best art lectures I have ever been to, with artist Nick Fudge, the lost YBA (Young British Artist). He’s the one who threw his entire graduate show in a skip the night before the opening and went off-radar for twenty-five years. [...]

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Selling Art – A practical guide

2018-10-29T18:22:28+00:00October 29th, 2018|Art Blog, Articles|

Reaching Your Audience You never really know who your audience is or when they are going to buy from you, so you'd better start by being comfortable with your arty personality and communicate clearly what you do with everyone you meet. I find that selling art is a long persistent process of growing my audience [...]

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The Art of Blogging

2018-10-29T17:55:53+00:00October 29th, 2018|Art Blog, Articles|

How to create a WordPress blog post Content It's wise to blog about something you know well and or do regularly. I usually write about topics that a lot of people ask me about. It demonstrates there is a demand for the topic and saves time - instead of repeating information over and over. Keeping [...]

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Art Sandwich

2018-09-21T14:16:15+01:00September 21st, 2018|Art Blog, Articles|

How to give feedback to artists when it's called for! The art sandwich makes your feedback easier to digest for all those vulnerable artists out there who bravely expose their art to you. It is a technique when you give praise either side of feedback. This is not about judging whether you like the art [...]

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Art prints from original artwork

2018-09-06T10:21:35+01:00September 6th, 2018|Art Blog, Art Classes, Articles|

This step by step guide will help you to make quality art prints that resemble the colours of your original artwork! Before I start, I just want to say - nothing beats experiencing artwork in the flesh but these tips will help you to create art prints, as close as you can to the original [...]

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Multiple Etsy Shipping Origins

2018-09-07T12:58:23+01:00August 31st, 2018|Art Blog, Articles|

How to take full advantage of Printful's print on demand, multiple Etsy shipping origins service. Use their warehouse fulfilment locations around the world and give your Etsy customers the best shipping rates. To do this, you will need to follow these step by step guide and just to let you know, it's much easier than [...]

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When I Decided To Become An Artist

2017-10-14T22:23:49+01:00October 14th, 2017|Art Blog, Articles|

I never actually consciously decided to be an artist, not before this year anyway. All the circumstances of my life just kind of lead me that way. I mean, I always wanted to be an artist when I grew up, I just hadn’t thought about what the modern day interpretation of that job would entail. [...]

The Miss Plunkett Guide To Organising An Art Exhibition

2019-03-06T21:19:47+00:00July 6th, 2017|Art Blog, Articles|

Sharing  artwork with the general public is an important step in the process of completing a piece of art. Art never really lives until it has been perceived in the minds of people other than it's creator. The more I put on art events, the more organised I get about it. This is because rather [...]

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