Sunday, 23 December 2012

Your Artist year end review!

Chairs   PK Cravens

The Art Biz Blog has an excellent year end review well worth considering. I am definitely going to work my way through it.Here is an excerpt.

Creative Challenges

What medium or skill did you attempt or master?
What did you try that was completely new?
What did you try that was uncomfortable, but helped you grow?
What new art events, galleries, and museums did you visit?
What art seminars/workshops/lectures/classes did you participate in or teach?
How did you improve your studio habits?

Find the article and other excellent features here:

Saturday, 22 December 2012

Shopping at Columbia Ridge

For people doing last minute Christmas shopping, there are wonderful things to had at the Columbia Ridge Community Centre 10-2 Saturday December 22. Check it out!

Thursday, 6 December 2012

The big question

Seashell vase     Paula Cravens

Time and time again, I hear the question, "How much should I price my work for?" Here is a very good article addressing just that topic.

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

The "M" word

Dreaming of Ghost Ranch   acrylic collage

I'm working on marketing, that is....thinking about it, reading about, doing something about it. It's the artist dilema that painting simply isn't enough, you have to work at marketing too. I am making plans for what I want to learn in 2013, what I want to paint and new ways to sell.

Currently, I am checking out the Artist helping Artist's blog:

I find the interviews long but worth listening too. Get a cup of coffee and take the time. And as for Ghost Ranch, I would love to stay there for a month and just paint!