Get Back in the Studio and Make Art!

Jacqui Beck, To The Cypress, acrylic and mixed media

Without your art, you have nothing to market, and there would be no need for you to read this blog.

Without your art, you wouldn’t be an artist. You’d just have an interesting hobby.

Without your art, your gifts to the world would be fewer and far less original.

Get back in the studio and make art!

Jacqui Beck, To The Cypress. Acrylic and mixed media, 10 x 20 inches. ©The Artist

Every week I give you an art marketing action to try or to tweak. What I don’t say in each issue is that your art must be your priority. I’m here to give you ideas for promoting and selling your art. It’s your job to put your art first—before the marketing.

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Art Marketing Action Podcast: Get Back in the Studio and Make Art!

Audio version of the newsletter. Every week I give you an art marketing action to try or to tweak. What I don’t say in each issue is that your art must be your priority. I’m here to give you ideas for promoting and selling your art. It’s your job to put your art first—before the marketing.

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Deep Thought Thursday: By the master’s hand?

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Deep Thought Thursday: How long did it take you to make that?

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Deep Thought Thursday: Going solo

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Treat Your Art Like It Belongs in a Museum

From the moment a work of art enters a museum, it is treated as the special one-of-a-kind, irreplaceable object it is. It sits in a crate in the loading area and acclimates to its new surroundings.

Martha Marshall, Harbor Triptych. Acrylic on canvas. © The Artist

After sufficient time has passed, it is uncrated by the preparator or registrar who is wearing white gloves. A condition report is conducted–probably by the registrar. She will use the right lighting, magnification, and perhaps even ultraviolet light to ensure nothing has changed since the original condition report that accompanied the piece on its travels.

Loan and insurance forms are completed. Data is entered into the computer.

Gallery lighting is meticulous and at the appropriate foot-candle level for the medium. Labels are uniform. Floors are cleaned and

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Deep Thought Thursday: Can art be taught?–a 2-fer

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Deep Thought Thursday: Circumstances and location

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Podcast: Emerge from a slump

We all go through them. All of us. We need to wallow a bit, but then we need to find our way out.

 

How do you emerge from a slump?

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Podcast: Create a Body of Work

A body of work will define you as an artist, but what is a "body of work" ?

 

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