Flat, Gloss or Satin Paint: How Do You Choose?


However, I know 2 artists who’re in that range and their gross sales just fell off to nothing last yr when the economy tanked. The artists who sell within the $500 to $3000 vary whom I know continued to sell, not as nicely, but still sold work. Another artist good friend was promoting her oil paintings regionally at $seven-hundred (prime value).

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Let’s take a non-artwork example of how market forces dictate costs. Suppose you see a 2001 used Toyota Corolla with 180,000 miles on it marketed for sale and priced at $forty five,000. The proprietor might be not going to sell that car.

Once one is working with a gallery, the gallery worth and studio worth needs to stay the same… Otherwise the artist undercuts the gallery, and the gallery will drop the artist. Perhaps she’d do nicely to go surfing … Read More


How To Get Into a Gallery


If I spent 2 hours to color a canvas vs 20 hours? I have artist friends who started painting detailed small pieces, very labor intensive. And I know those who loosely painted further massive canvases within a couple of hours. Etsy is totally different than working with galleries. One has to seek out the worth level the place stuff sells.

It could be mixed and applied utilizing the identical techniques as conventional oil-based paint, but while still moist it may be successfully removed from brushes, palettes, and rags with ordinary soap and water. Its water solubility comes from the usage of an oil medium during which one finish of the molecule has been altered to bind loosely to water molecules, as in a solution.

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She was previously within the antiques business. Anyway, on the decrease prices, I doubt she was making a … Read More


7 should-know portray techniques for artists


She was previously within the antiques business. Anyway, at the decrease prices, I doubt she was making a revenue. Oh, it all is smart now… I guess I ought to put in writing a followup as a result of things have modified a bit from 2009. I did some update talks at Oil Painters of America and An artwork advertising workshop at Scottsdale final year, and even since then ways to promote artwork have modified a bit. By the best way, since I first wrote this submit, costs for works by well known living artists have fallen.

How to Decide What to Paint and How to Do It

Since my prixpces are beneath $2000, mine haven’t changed in any respect, but I have been selling most smaller works on my own between $300 and $800. I’ve stopped working with galleries aside from an occasional event or show, so I don’t … Read More