Tips for Artists

Tips for Artists

Sharing our experiences and stories is how we build connections.

The links provided were selected through a google search and are considered a start.

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Artist Statement

HOW TO WRITE AN ARTIST STATEMENT from Indeed Career Guide

PHOTOGRAPHY

BASIC Things to watch for when photgraphing your art:

– NO Glass

– PHOTGRAPH ONLY THE ARTNO Frame – unless intrisic to the piece

This is the general format of submissions to art shows. Read their specific “Call for Artists” requirements.

– FILL THE FRAME

– THE IMAGE IS STRAIGHT not askew. (tilting or slanting in a certain dirrection)

– USE A TRIPOD when possible – unless you have AMAZINGLY steady hands.

9 COMMON MISTAKES WHEN PHOTOGRAPHING YOU ARTWORK from Will Kemp

HOW TO PHOTGRAPHY ART WITH YOUR PHONE – VIDEO from Paul Richmond with Arts Habitat

4 STEPS TO PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR ART LIKE A PROFESSIONAL with Camera – from Paige Simianer

THE BUSINESS OF ART

“Some Common-Sense Ideas for Honing Your Art Career. A Gallerist’s Perspective” by Caroline Kearney

VERY practical and useful information!

CLICK HERE to see her Power Point presentation.

CLICK HERE for her YouTube presentation