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Art Publisher Contracts for Artists

Publishers Contracts When an artist has his or her artwork published by a dealer, gallery, card producer, calendar producer etc. then the publisher will usually...

The Fine Art Trade Guild revisited

THE FINE ART TRADE GUILD In a couple of recent blog posts I have mentioned the Fine Art Trade Guild. In particular the Guild standards...

THE COLOUR CIRCLE [or COLOUR WHEEL]

THE COLOUR CIRCLE I set myself to write about the subject ‘The Colour Circle’ a long time ago. That is because I am an artist...

The Genghis Khan Principle…

The Genghis Khan Principle... The ‘Genghis Khan Principle’ as it applies to self-employed one-man professional artists is the same as it is for any other...

ARTIST RUN GALLERIES

ARTIST RUN GALLERIES Community cooperative galleries i.e. Skylark Galleries in London. This blog follows my recent post on Commercial Art Galleries that explained some of the...

COMMERCIAL ART GALLERIES

COMMERCIAL ART GALLERIES Here in the UK there are several different sorts of art gallery. Impressive public institutions like the Tate Modern dominate the list....

LICENSING thoughts for artists

LICENSING for artists Licensing is an important item in an artist’s tool cupboard. It does a couple of things that really make a difference. And...

The value of FEEDBACK for artists

FEEDBACK for artists   The term ‘feedback’ is used to describe the helpful information or criticism about prior action, service, or product from an individual, which...

AUTHORITY IN THE ART WORLD

Authority is “… the confident quality of someone who knows a lot about something or who is respected by other people.” This blog is...

‘Fat over Lean’ painting rule

FAT OVER LEAN Fat over lean is a phrase that comes from traditional artist’s studios. It refers to the sequence that should apply when painting with...

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BENEFITS NOT FEATURES OF ART…

BENEFITS NOT FEATURES OF ART... This blog is another re-run of a previous blog from a couple of years...

ART – FOR SALE or FOR RENT.

SELL or RENT Most artists have two tasks going on at the same time. First is making their art,...

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...