Are you a fan of abstract art? Or maybe you prefer something more understandable. You like art that you can tell what it is? When I started out as an artist Representational Art was my thing Happily, creating realistic portraits and scenes Like this one … Continue readingAbstract vs Realism – Which is better?
Do you know where you’re headed in 2011? Confession time, I find Goal panning hard. And I bet I’m not the only one! Yeah, I’ve got the big one sussed:- To make my living as an artist creating distinctive, contemporary art. But it’s all those … Continue readingNew year – New Art Career! 3 Steps to Success in 2011!
The trouble with demonstrations is it’s not always possible to show the finished result! So, as promised last week, at the John Lewis event… Here is the finished painting. It’s a hazardous business applying ink to wet paper. The painting morphs before your eyes! The … Continue readingLodged in decline
So how did we do? The exhibition looked great, there were lots of people- although apparently quiet for John Lewis! We had a lot of interested people, sales were made, not as much as we’d like but worth the effort! Well, this last week has … Continue readingShould I be busy demonstrating my art, or perfecting the sales pitch?
So, do you think the internet is a…Friend or Foe? Does it make your life easier, or soak up huge amounts of time that you’d rather spend elsewhere? I like to think I’m pretty technology savvy but maintaining my online presence is sometimes an utter … Continue readingInternet…Friend or Foe? – Online promotion of Art –there must be an easier way!
Last week I spoke about fate! What happened following the meeting? I finally persuaded myself to go. I was immediately asked if they could see my portfolio. I didn’t have it! Disaster, what should I do? Intense moment of panic… Then I remembered I’d arranged … Continue readingSteps to art success part 2– when networking pays off!