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 and work on your art pricing and niche. Check out your competitors and see what they are charging.

Go to art shows, museums, and be inspired. Write an artist statement. Add social media accounts and be active in the art community.

“Masked” Art

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During this Pandemic I was inspired to do a painting showing the masks that are now required to be worn. In the background you can see metro-cards to represent New York. I used acrylic paint and used browns yellows black and white paint. This will be available on my Etsy. I also have a video documenting the process.

Impressionism vs Abstract Art

Impressionism is a form of art that is represented by think brushstrokes usually en plein air and also shows movement. Abstract art is shapes usually different from reality.

They are very different forms of art. I would say Im more of an impressionist.

By Janelle Dey

By Janelle Dey

These are two painting I did in oil, the first is a portrait and the second is a still life. You can notice the lights and movement in the brush strokes.

Check out my Etsy for recent art I have for sale.

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