SEO for Artists 2020 Link Roundup

SEO for Artists 2020 Link Roundup

Sep 4, 2020

As a right-brained creative, SEO makes my skin crawl. As soon as I start trying to think about what I do in terms of keyword research or website optimization, I want to run away. But if you want to be found by your ideal collectors, would-be students, or art directors, SEO is something you just […]

Have You Ever Cried in Front of a Work of Art?

Have You Ever Cried in Front of a Work of Art?

Sep 2, 2020

Have you ever cried in front of a work of art? Write down six things about it that made you cry. Tack the list to your studio wall. Those are magical abracadabras for you.—Jerry Saltz The first time I remember crying in front of a work of art was when I saw Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks […]

Avian Anatomy for Artists: Passerine Feet

Avian Anatomy for Artists: Passerine Feet

Aug 31, 2020

Understanding bird feet is extremely helpful not only in assisting you to depict feet accurately but also to compensate for photo reference when the feet are obscured, in odd positions or contortions, or are out of focus. In this post, I’ll show you some of the features of passerine feet that are most important for […]

Productivity: How My Weekly Review Helps Me to Be a Better Artist

Productivity: How My Weekly Review Helps Me to Be a Better Artist

Aug 28, 2020

This year marks my fourth anniversary as a full-time artist! To celebrate, I’m starting a series of posts about what I’ve learned in the past four years and how I’ve sustained my art practice. In today’s post, I’ll share how my weekly review process has helped me to learn and grow as an artist. One […]

How to Sell Your Artwork Directly From Instagram

How to Sell Your Artwork Directly From Instagram

Aug 26, 2020

As you may recall, one of the hot digital marketing trends for artists is creating video listings for your work. Instagram is a natural home for sharing these kinds of videos and allowing your collectors to purchase artwork directly from from the app could be a significant advantage to you. And good news! There is […]