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06Feb/19

The Different Types of Paint

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The easiest encaustic mixture could be produced from adding pigments to beeswax, but there are several other recipes that can be utilized—some containing other forms of waxes, damar resin, linseed oil, or different elements. Pure, powdered pigments could be bought and used, though some mixtures use oil paints or other types of pigment. Metal tools and special brushes can be utilized to form the paint before it cools, or heated metallic instruments can be utilized to manipulate the wax once it has cooled onto the surface. Other materials could be encased or collaged into the floor, or layered, using the encaustic medium to stick it to the surface.

Why Painting Value/Tone Is More Important Than Color

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

21Aug/18

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

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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).

This post is part of the collection: Literary Movements

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

09Feb/18

General Industrial Paint Components

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The following components aren’t in any specific order, and should or might not apply to you. The better you understand how the art market works and the place your artwork fits into the massive picture of all the art by all of the artists that’s for sale in any respect the places where artwork is being offered, the higher ready you might be to cost and sell your artwork. Just like another product, artwork is priced according to sure criteria– art criteria– and these standards have more to do with what is going on on in the market than they do with you as an artist. They’re about how people within the art world– people like dealers, galleries, brokers, publishers, auction houses, appraisers, patrons and collectors– put dollar values on art. You have an idea of what your art is value, the market has an idea of what your artwork … Read More