ARTPUBLISH.COM … WHY?

ARTPUBLISH.COM … WHY?

ARTPUBLISH.COM … WHY? Over twenty years ago, during the last ice age and when mammoths roamed the earth, I created the www.crabfish.com website. I used the at-that-time...
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WEBSITE CRITERIA for an ARTISTS ONLINE GALLERY

ARTISTS WEBSITE CRITERIA Two recent blog posts have been about retail art galleries and how an ambitious artist can show and sell their work on...

How to publish prints and why

How to publish prints and why How to publish prints and why? That is the big question for artists nowadays. It is big because there...
Amateurs and professionals in the art business

Amateurs and professionals in the art business

Amateurs and professionals in the art business. by Colin Ruffell for 'Art Business Today' magazine Jan 2011 I have heard it estimated that there are 100...
Spring Fair

Art Business Spring Fair Most Popular Artists

Spring Fair. Exactly a year ago I wrote a blog-post about the Spring Fair. This is where and when the professional art, design, furnishing, and...

ZEN AND THE ART OF ART.

ZEN AND THE ART OF ART ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’ by Robert Pirsig is a rather special book. First published back in...
'Colours of London' by Colin Ruffell

Just as Famous One Year Later

Just as Famous One Year Later Time goes by … am I just as famous one year later? A year ago I wrote a blog here that was...

HOW TO MAKE A LIVING AS AN ARTIST

‘HOW TO MAKE A LIVING AS AN ARTIST’ was the title of my first book. It’s about ways to succeed in the professional art business...
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HOW TO SELL YOUR ART

HOW TO SELL YOUR ART This is the biggie. The big question that successful artists get asked all the time. And of course the answer is...
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Spotting the next winner?  The New ActivCanvas App.

Spotting the next winner?  The New ActivCanvas App. How to pick the next big thing? I reckon that a contender must be the new free ActivCanvas...

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Small, medium, or big art…

Big art, middle size art, or small art? This blog is about the benefits and problems that painters have when they choose...

NUDES, WHY? SEX IN ART!

One of the reasons that I was interested in becoming an artist when I was just a teenage schoolboy was that artists...

WEDNESDAYS JOB

WEDNESDAY’S JOB – part 1 … by Rachel Brown Administration – love it or hate it – it’s got to...

Sale or Return issues

SALE OR RETURN ISSUES. Recently I received an email order from one of the art galleries that has been showing and selling...

Sketches or photographs as reference

Sketches or photographs as reference.... I paint cityscapes, among other things, and I want to base my paintings on real views. So in my studio...