Shoppable Instagram Posts

You can now shop on Instagram. You can connect your Instagram to a business page on Facebook and a catalog separately. For example connect your Instagram to a business page and then connect it to a catalog on another commerce page. You can visit Instagram @groovymooddesigns and check out what it looks like.

Art for business

When you are making your art into a business you need to think about starting a business as a sole proprietorship, L.L.C. , corporation, etc. You may also need licenses etc so check your state laws. You also need to pay taxes and keep track of your bookkeeping. Start an online or retail presence andContinue reading “Art for business”

Artist Statement

Your artist statement should contain what you paint, how you paint, and why. Art evicts an emotion in fine arts. So think about what your intent is as an artist. Here’s how I break down my Artist Statement: A lot of my art work uses the “Painterly” Style. Painterly style is defined as works ofContinue reading “Artist Statement”

Creating an Art Series

Many artist create hundreds of totally random works of art but others choose to create a series of work. (Definition) Series: a number of usually similar things done, produced etc one after another. For example an artist might create a series of Dogs, instead of dogs, cats, and elephants. That way the work can be specificContinue reading “Creating an Art Series”

Using Soft pastels as a medium

Soft Pastels are a great artist choice for large or small pieces. I have used soft and oil padtels and the difference is that you need to use a fixative for oil pastels. Soft pastels are great because they show strong vibrant colors and are easy to use. I have used pastels to make beautifulContinue reading “Using Soft pastels as a medium”