All posts tagged: advice

Creative Close-Up: For the Artists…

4.30.19 Hello everyone! I found an article from Art Business News that I wanted to share with you today. It’s by Katey Carey titled, How Artists Can Strong Impressions and Forge Relationships with Galleries. I hope you like and learn a few things from this article for those of you who are approaching and researching galleries to showcase your works. How Artists Can Make Strong Impressions and Forge Relationships with Galleries by KATIE CAREY You probably already know the basics of approaching a gallery. You have a solid portfolio of current work. You researched and targeted galleries that show relevant work. You polished your CV and artist statement. Everything has been prepared with care and you are ready to send it off and finally land representation from your target gallery. But, how can you ensure that you are making a strong impression? And what’s more, make sure you foster these important relationships? Here are just a few tips from gallerists, curators and artists on how to put your best foot forward and increase your opportunities in …

Creative Close-Up: Art Talk with Stephen Silver

April 25 / 16 Afternoon…..busy getting the last few posts set up for the last week of April (already?). I’ve decided to extend this Art Talk with Stephen Silver for the summer. He gives common sense advice and I love it. I hope you’ll love it too. Ok….these talks are not in order, but that’s ok too. Art Talk 70: Heroes and Dreams Are Real!   Art Talk 1: Seeking Balance in Art   Art Talk 2: Missing in Portfolios     There will be many more Art Talks with Stephen Silver to come. In the mean time to know more about Silver you can visit these sites: http://www.silvertoons.com stephensilver.blogspot.com Stephen Silver YouTube   Enjoy the rest of your Monday and be always blessed!         featured image: art by Stephen Silver, theconceptartblog.com  

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: MORE ART TUTORIALS

January 22, 2014 Hello! Art Tutorial time….I’ve said this before on this blog, artists, illustrators sometimes need a brush up on their craft or fine tuning. For those of you who just draw and sketch as a hobby, it doesn’t hurt to try it out. Let’s just say that your having a problem with how to draw an eye, that’s where art tutorials come in. Each artist has their own style of drawing. Once you get the hang of it, pretty soon you’ll develop your own style as well. Take a look at these: If you’ve haven’t drawn in a while and need to spruce it up a bit, an art tutorial can be very useful and will help you in the long run. Again, once you get the hang of it, you will have your own style. Remember, each artist is different and unique.   Lastly words of wisdom from Stephen Silver on Developing Ideas. There is no shortage of tutorials, you will see a new tutorial page added about this subject very soon. …