SELF HELP for Artists

Self help items.  These items include all items that can be of assistance to our artists including classes, tutorials, help with the business of art, etc. The classes and seminars will be listed at the top and will be added and deleted as the dates expire.  Each item has the date the Item was posted on the WEB site and the NEW! designation will remain for 30 days then removed.  The VIEW MORE INFO allows you to click on it to see the full article

If you have any suggestion on how to make this experience better for you do not hesitate to add your perspective.  We at BADC welcome your valued input.

(BADC does not make recommendations for sights that sell your Art, BADC only lists the opportunities, please do your research before committing to any site or gallery)


Classes, Seminars, and dated events

NEW! (Posted 9/25/2018) WE ARE LISTENING PUBLIC ART SESSION, Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018, 6 until 8 pm; VIEW MORE INFO


NEW! (Posted 9/25/2018) WE ARE LISTENING PRESENTING AND TOURING, Tuesday, October 16th, 2018, 6 unitl 8 pm; VIEW MORE INFO


 

SCAM ALERT

Read the article below it happened to me,it can happen to you. Remember when someone gives you a check it takes 10 days to clear.
Magruder Murray,
Webmaster BADC

(Posted 6/29/2017) Scam Alert Maryland Artist Registry & Marketplace; VIEW MORE INFO


Job Opportunities  (I have taken the job opportunities off this page because it was crashing the WEB site.  I will try to make a new page with only Job Opportunities soon. )

Art Tutor Blogs
Washington Studio School
Praxis Center for Aesthetic Studies


SELF HELP ARTICLES


  • NEW! (Posted 9/26/2018) HOW PAINT DAISIES IN WATERCOLOUR; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/26/2018) DRAWING SURFACES GRAPHITE FOR CHARCOAL INK, WHERE TO START; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/26/2018) CREATING MOVEMENT IN ART; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/26/2018) ASK A GALLERY OWNER SHOULD I DONATE MY ART TO CHARITY EVENTS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/26/2018) HOW PURRFECT YOUR ACRYLIC SKILLS CAT STUDY; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/26/2018) HOW THE NEW TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT IMPACT THE ART WORLD; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/10/2018) CONTROL YOUR TIME AND BECOME A MORE SUCCESSFUL ARTIST; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/10/2018) HOW SKETCH CITYSCAPE INK DRAWING; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/10/2018) DRESSING FOR SUCCESS ART MARKETING MINUTE; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/10/2018) KNOW BEFORE YOU GO, WEB SITE FOR ARTISTS BY ARTISTS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/10/2018) CHOOSING OIL PAINTING SURFACES; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/3/2018) 3 TIPS TO HELP YOU BETTER FOLLOW UP WITH ART BUYERS AND MAKE MORE SALES; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/3/2018) HOW PAINT WINDOWS WATERCOLOUR; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/3/2018) WHY DEVELOPING A BUDGET FOR YOUR ART CAREER IS CRITICAL; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/23/2018) CREATING EXPERIENCES AND TELLING STORIES TO SELL MORE ART; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/17/2018) SAYING GOODBYE TO A GALLERY; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/17/2018) BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES SELECTS ORGANIZATIONS WASHINGTON DC PITTSBURGH ARTS INNOVATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/17/2018) QUICK ART MARKETING TIP REQUEST A PHOTO OF ARTWORK RECENTLY PURCHASED; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/17/2018) DON’T FORGET TO WRITE; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/17/2018) PERSISTENCE HOW WE OVERCAME THE ODDS AND CRITICAL CHALLENGES TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL ART BUSINESS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/1/2018) WHAT TYPE OF OIL PAINTS SHOULD I BUY; VIEW MORE INFO
  •  (Posted 7/10/2018) SURVIVING-AN-ART-SALES-SLUMP; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 7/10/2018) CREATE ART CENTER SILVER SPRING, MD ADULT CLASSES; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 7/10/2018) MARKETING-ART-ON-FACEBOOK-SHOULD-ARTISTS-USE-THEIR-PERSONAL-PROFILE-OR-CREATE-A-FACEBOOK-PAGE; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 7/8/2018) EFFECTIVE ART DISPLAY; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 7/8/2018) 5 OPPORTUNITY SITES EVERY ARTIST SHOULD KNOW ABOUT; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/30/2018) WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU GET A BAD ONLINE REVIEW OF YOUR ART BUSINESS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/12/2018) THE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF MARKETING YOUR ART THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/12/2018) HOW TO WRITE A COMPELLING ARTIST STATEMENT IN 5 EASY STEPS?; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/12/2018) DOES IT MAKE SENSE TO SHOW YOUR ART IN COMMERCIAL (CONSIGNMENT) GALLERIES; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/12/2018) HOW MUCH WATER CAN YOU ADD TO ACRYLIC PAINT; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 5/27/2018) WHY IS ART GOOD YOUR HEART; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 5/27/2018) Why we Don’t Hand out Photos or Brochures in the Gallery; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/30/2018) SHOULD ARTISTS DATE THEIR WORK?; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) Working Through Difficult Art Sales: The Case Of The Hounded Clients; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) How Paint A Simple Cloudy Sky In Water Colour; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) How To Use Pinterest To Build Your Audience In 5 Easy Steps; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) TOP TIPS PAINTING OUTDOORS IN OILS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) Should Artists Show Work In Doctors Offices, Banks, And Other Business Locations; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) HOW PAINT YOUR DOG IN WATER COLOURS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) HOW CREATE PHOTO REALISTIC PORTRAIT COLOURED PENCIL; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) Quick Poll: Did Your Family And Friends Discourage You From Becoming An Artist; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) Collective Wisdom, Finding Your Bread And Butter; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) 5 Instagram Tricks To Get More Engagement On Posts; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) Ask A Gallery Owner Should Galleries Get 50% On Commissioned Art Projects; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) 9 TIPS TO HELP YOU BETTER MANAGE SPORADIC CASH FLOW IN YOUR ART BUSINESS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) Artists Are Entrepreneurs Your Art Is Your Business; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) 6 TIPS TO MAKING ART IN LESS TIME; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) How To Find And Follow Your Passion As An Artist; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) ASK A GALLERY OWNER IS IT IMPORTANT TO WORK IN SERIES; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) Don’t Overdo the Gratitude When You Make an Art Sale; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) Branding Artists, Build Your Brand Around Your Name; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) Goodness Gouache Me! How Create Outdoor Still Life; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) What To Say When Clients Want To Know If Art Is A Good Investment; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) What Is The Scariest Thing You Face As An Artist Overcoming Your Fears; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) HOW SHARPEN PENCILS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) ASK A GALLERY OWNER SHOULD I USE A PSEUDONYM; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) HOW TO PAINT A STILL LIFE LIKE CEZANNE; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) DOES AN ART EDUCATION MATTER?; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) OVERLOAD CRAMMING IN TOO MUCH ART HURTS YOUR SALES; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) BECOMING A BETTER ART SALESPERSON RESTATING QUESTIONS AND OBJECTIONS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) INTRODUCING YOURSELF TO NEW CLIENTS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) HOW TO START DRAWING USING SIMPLE SHAPES; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) CULTIVATING YOUR BRAND AS AN ARTIST; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) ART SALESMANSHIP IS THAT A DIRTY WORD; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) KEEPING IN TOUCH WITH YOUR ART COLLECTORS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) BETTER SERVE YOUR CUSTOMERS BY KNOWING WHO THEY ARE; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) BECOMING A BETTER ART SALESPERSON THE POWER OF SILENCE; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) HOW TO DECIDE WHEN PAINTING FINISHED; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) INCREASE YOUR ART SALES THE POWER OF FOLLOW UP; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) WHAT SHOULD AN ARTIST DO WITH A LIFETIME OF UNSOLD ARTWORK; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) 5 TIPS FOR HIGHER PERFORMANCE AS AN ARTIST; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) Responding to Negative Feedback About Your Art; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) Avoid Politics, Religion & Sports When Interacting with Potential Buyers; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) Breaking the Ice – Starting Conversations with Potential Art Buyers (and anyone else who crosses your path!); VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) HOW TO HANDLE AN ART SALE THAT DOESN’T WORK OUT; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 2/15/2018) HOW TO ELIMINATE GRAPHITE SHINE; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 2/15/2018) THE PRECARIOUS, GLAMORUS LIVES OF INDEPENDETN CURATORS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 2/15/2018) HOW TO SUCCESFULLY SELL ART AT ART FARES; VIEW MORE INFO