The Do’s & Don’ts of Pricing Your Artwork

Making a living as an independent artist is no walk in the park. Not only do you have to produce enough work to make up your income, you also are responsible for marketing, selling, and shipping/delivering it to your buyers. Being an independent artist also means you have to be a bit of a business… Read more »

How to Tap into Your Creativity as an Artist

Just because you love something, doesn’t mean it isn’t hard. If you’re an artist, this is a truth you know very well. Whether you write, paint, draw, woodwork, make fiber art, or do any other type of creative work, we’ve all had periods where we feel blocked and unproductive. But the best things in life… Read more »

Choosing the Right Art for Your Home

Many people would argue that no home is complete without artwork. Furniture and décor are certainly important, but it’s the art on the walls that brings everything together and makes a space truly feel like your own. With that in mind, it can be daunting to choose the right pieces to add the right aesthetic… Read more »

Tips to Help You Turn Your Art into a Successful Business

While every artist has their own dreams and ambitions, one that most of us share is that one day our artwork will be enough to pay the bills (and then some). Modern technology and outreach opportunities have made that dream a more achievable reality for artists working in all mediums and from all different walks… Read more »

4 Advantages to Shopping for Art Online

Modern online shopping has revolutionized the retail industry. Consumers buy everything online these days—clothing, electronics, furniture, even groceries. The one thing that some people still seem reluctant to buy through the internet though is artwork, especially collectors and other individuals looking for original pieces. Being hesitant to invest in an original artwork you haven’t seen… Read more »

The Benefits of Choosing Handcrafted Over Machine-Made Products

When you’re searching for an item for yourself or to gift to someone else, you want to be sure you’re spending your money on something that’s worth the price. Your first thought is probably to shop at a department store or order off of Amazon, if only for the sake of convenience and selection. These… Read more »

Different Types of Quilts

The creation and use of quilts date back centuries, before European settlers even began the colonization of the western hemisphere. Like most fiber art, quilting was born out of necessity and steadily evolved over the years into a form of decorative and expressive art. Throughout those years of evolution, many distinct styles of quilting have… Read more »