Jan, 2017 12:10 pm

Copyright FAQ’s

2017-03-15T16:23:06-07:00By |Marketing Tips|0 Comments

Where can I get copyright-free images for reference? Often as an artist you need images to incorporate into your artwork either as reference, part of a collage, or some other element. But, as an artist, you also know that you don't want to infringe on anyone's copyright by downloading random images from the internet. [...]

Nov, 2015 4:30 pm

Instagram Tips for Artists

2017-03-15T16:30:27-07:00By |Marketing Tips|0 Comments

An instant connection to a whole world of potential admirers Instagram is an increasingly popular on-line community built around an "as-it-happens" stream of photos (short videos now too). Members upload their photos and add a short description that often includes hashtags - a word or phrase beginning with the # sign. These hashtags become clickable [...]

Aug, 2014 1:24 pm

Protect Your Copyrights

2017-03-15T16:35:56-07:00By |Marketing Tips|0 Comments

Perhaps you have heard of CARFAC (Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens). This professional organization for visual artists is a well respected voice for artists. But have you heard of CARFAC's related organization CARCC? CARCC (Canadian Artists Representation Copyright Collective) licenses and administers copyright for visual and media artists in Canada. Here's how CARCC might help you: [...]

Jan, 2014 12:12 pm

How to photograph or scan your artwork for reproduction

2017-03-15T16:39:18-07:00By |Creating Digital Files of your Artwork|1 Comment

Want to try creating your own digital files for art cards and press prints? Here is what you need to know to photograph artwork and get good results. Camera Settings If you have a RAW setting on your camera, use it. If not, put your camera on its highest quality and image size settings. More [...]

Jan, 2014 2:31 pm

Matting your prints for sale

2017-03-15T16:41:28-07:00By |Presentation & Packaging|0 Comments

Thinking of presenting your prints pre-matted and ready for framing? Here are some things to consider: - If you have your pieces pre-matted and can tell potential customers that they fit into a standard-sized frame, you have a great selling point. Pre-made frames will save time and money when a client wants to put [...]

Jan, 2014 8:01 am

Get Clear on Glass

2017-03-15T16:43:48-07:00By |Presentation & Packaging|0 Comments

Glass can be a basic affair or it can go high tech (with a higher price to match). The main things to consider when choosing glass for a specific project are reflection, UV protection and safety. Regular glass - standard glass is readily available and the least expensive option for framing. It will help [...]