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Advice on selling your artwork, whatever your career stage

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Outdoor art fair to sell your artwork

If you have read our previous comprehensive artwork pricing guide, you’ll appreciate that selling your artwork isn’t as simple as just adding up all of your obvious expenses (paints, canvas, studio rent and the like) and giving yourself a wage…

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How Major Cities Shape Up For Artists: Madrid

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One only needs to wander around the capital to see all manner of colour and creativity.

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The Basics of Gaining Gallery Representation

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Are you a teenager or 20-something with dreams of global artistic stardom? Or maybe you’ve turned to a creative path later in life, and are trying to juggle the task of building up a selling and exhibiting profile with that…

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What to Consider When Photographing Your Work for the Smaller Screen

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Every tube, train and tram in every city (…and town, village and hamlet) is stuffed full of commuters as they drag themselves to work each morning. The time of inside-pocket paperbacks and broadsheets has been replaced by tablets and smart…

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3 surprisingly invaluable books for turning from an amateur into a professional artist

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Some artists handle the divide between amateur and professional more easily than others. While some can become disillusioned by a stop-start practice defined by only occasional sales or gallery interest (perhaps due to prohibitive time, money or location factors), others…

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How to Make the Most of Your Fine Art Degree Show

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A true landmark event – or ‘rite of passage’ – in the life of a professional artist is their university degree show. It may be the first and last time you ever formally exhibit your work to the public, or…

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First Thursday Blues: How To Navigate Private Views

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Unless you are the type of person who can flit from one social circle to another, they are nightmares: the constant explanations, the chin rubbers, the ‘I-am-just-here-for-the-free-wine-ers’, the outlandish outfits and the same old questions. Private views sneak up on…

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Why Do Collectors Go Online?

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Far from wanting to write an article 10 years out of date, I will start with some well-worn facts and move on from there. The online art market is huge; the online art market currently stands at around £1.57 billion…

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Art & Culture: Freudian Slippers and Other Salable Art Products

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Yes, museum shops can be holding pens for the worst atrocities known to high art in the form of low culture; alas, they can also be great sources of inspiration for those of us working outside of the museum walls.…

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Artist advice – Building a professional image

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A couple of months ago we talked about how to ensure your artist brand is well defined, and how to find your marketing niche. Here we’re going to continue that ethos, and discuss how you can build on your professional…

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