Creative Close-Up: Art Business Institute Tools

August 29 / 17 Hey! It’s time for some Creative Close-Up. For those who are trying to get their foot in the door of the art industry, Arts Business Institute has a few tips to share with you…. credit source: Arts Business Institute How Direct Mail Marketing Can Boost Your Art Business   What You Can Learn from Your Competition   Art and the Corporate … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: Art Business Institute Tools

Creative Close-Up: From Digital Music News…..

July 29 / 17 Hey everybody…it’s time for a Creative Close-Up. I found a recent article about music streaming, courtesy of Digital Music News. This has been updated to show you how much the artists are making. Read it and see for yourself. Digital Music News What Streaming Music Services Pay (Updated for 2017) Daniel Adrian Sanchez    July 24, 2017 So, how much can … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: From Digital Music News…..

Creative Close-Up: Which Music Streaming Service is Best for You?

October 26, 2015 I love music, doesn’t matter if it’s rock, jazz, pop, metal or maybe a little country, I just love music. Over the years, music streaming has become the norm. Who can remember Napster? Now we have Apple, Rhapsody, Pandora, Spotify, and now there is Tidal. When iTunes came on the scene, I came aboard with it. Now I’m trying Apple Music, so … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: Which Music Streaming Service is Best for You?

Creative Close-Up: Finding Your Creative Niche

September 28, 2015 Niche:  A position or activity that particularly suits somebody’s talents and personality or that somebody can make his or her own. Whenever you create something, doesn’t matter if its painting, photography, or music, you want to put your own stamp on it…in other words you want to put your very own creative niche into the work. It’s all about finding your creative … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: Finding Your Creative Niche

Art Close-Up: Articles Worth Reading

April 27, 2015 Morning all. May will be here this Friday and I’m getting it all together, but first, I want to share six articles with you that may be worth your while….   Use QR Codes to Share Your Art Niche Markets in the New Economy Increase Your Illustration Income With Tostadora Avoid These 7 Mistakes When Photographing Art Obama Administration’s Tax Reforms Target Art Collectors … Continue reading Art Close-Up: Articles Worth Reading

Art Close-Up: Bjork Retrospective @ MoMA….What’s Really Going On?

March 30, 2015 A certain exhibition has critics in an uproar. That should be the name of this post. As some of you already know or don’t know, is that Icelandic pop icon Bjork has an exhibition that is now held at MoMA and will be there till early June of this year. I was surprised by this because, I mean I know who Bjork … Continue reading Art Close-Up: Bjork Retrospective @ MoMA….What’s Really Going On?

Art Close-Up: Fighting & Expressing Racism Through Art

February 23, 2015 Good Afternoon. Last week of February and have things lined up for the week. Let’s look at this month’s Art Close-Up. I really wanted readers to know how I feel about the subject of racism. Let’s face it. It’s the 21st century and racism still exists. It’s a sad and very frustrating problem. I was watching a little bit of The Book … Continue reading Art Close-Up: Fighting & Expressing Racism Through Art

ART CLOSE-UP: WHAT INSPIRES US ARTISTICALLY

November 24, 2014 Hello! November is almost over and the last post is coming close as well, but let’s talk about today’s subject, it’s not long. Just short and to the point. As artists, photographers, or sculptures we love to put together great art, but what makes us tick or inspire us to create these works? It doesn’t matter where we are in the world, … Continue reading ART CLOSE-UP: WHAT INSPIRES US ARTISTICALLY