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

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Classes, Seminars, and dated events

Dated Articles and Events

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

 


NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) CREATIVE CONTROL, Redrocks H Street, Washington, DC, Thursday, November 16th, 2017, 7 pm; VIEW MORE INFO


(Posted 9/19/2017) 2017-18 FINE ARTS VISITING ARTISTS LECTURE SERIES, Pratt Institute, September 13th, 2017 thru April 11th, 2018; VIEW MORE INFO


Art Self Help Sites

Art Tutor Blogs
Washington Studio School
Praxis Center for Aesthetic Studies


SELF HELP ARTICLES
  • NEW! (Posted 11/15/2017) LEARNING TO THINK LIKE AN ARTIST; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 11/7/2017) Art Marketing Minute | Overcoming Your Prejudices When Selling Your Art; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 11/7/2017) Mix Mud & Make A Painting: How to Paint a Simple Scene in Acrylics; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) Advantages For Artists To Making Art In Series; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) Control Your Time And Become A More Successful Artist; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) Navigating The Commission Process; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) Quick Tip Make A Folder For Images Of Art In Clients Homes; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) Ask a Gallery Owner Should I Donate My Art To Charity Events; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) Watercolor Painting Cheat Sheet; watercolour-cheat-sheets
  • NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) Oil Painting Cheat Sheet; oil-painting-cheat-sheets
  • NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) Acrylic Painting Cheat Sheetacrylic-painitng-cheat-sheets
  • NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) Discussion Selling Art at Home Interior Stores; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017); Should Artists Include Pricing on Their Websites; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) My Top 5 Tips to Dazzle Your Visitors at Your Next Art Show; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) Artists: Are you Consistent? A Gallery Owner’s Perspectiv; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/31/2017) 3 DRAWING TIPS THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR ART TODAY; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/31/2017) HOW TO MAKE IT IN THE ART WORLD, OUTSOURCE TO CHINA; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/31/2017) SELLING ART AT HOME INTERIOR STORES; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/24/2017) 5 AMAZING THINGS TO MIX WITH ACRYLIC PAINT; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/24/2017) 8 ARTIST: ADVICE TO THE YOUNG; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/7/2017) HOW TO PAINT ACRYLICS WATERCOLOUR STYLE; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/7/2017) ARTIST THOM REAVES RECONNECTS WITH A LONG LOST COLLECTOR; VIEW MORE INFO (Podcast)
  • NEW! (Posted 10/17/2017) HOW TO BUILD CREDIBILITY AS AN ARTIST; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/17/2017) HOW TO INVENTORY YOUR ARTWORK (And Why You Should); VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/17/2017) HOW TO PAINT GIRAFFES IN ACRYLIC; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/7/2017) SELLING ART | WORDS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/17/2017) WHY CATALOGING YOUR ARTWORK BENEFITS YOUR CAREER; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/17/2017) SHOULD VISITORS BE ALLOWED TO PHOTOGRAPH ARTWORK IN GALLERIES; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/17/2017) 5 Mistakes Artists Make (And How to Overcome Them); VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/17/2017) Balancing Art and Business: Advice From Professional Artists; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/7/2017) What Not to Say in an Introductory Email…and How Readers React If You Do; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/7/2017) HOWS MY DEALING This site lets Artist make comments about galleries, etc. (Be careful of this site or any other site that rates Galleries or Artists or anything.  Even one bad review can damage a company or individual and they have the right to sue you if your review is detrimental to them or their company.  You can be right and still lose.  Information on this site as well as any other site needs to be researched before accepting it as fact.  Usually on these kind of sites you only get one side of the story.  Be careful out there); VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/19/2017) IS CREATING ART HARD WORK; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/19/2017) Persistence | How We Overcame the Odds and Critical Challenges to Build a Successful Art Business; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/19/2017) EMAIL FREQUENCY, PROMOTION AND CLIENT OWNERSHIP; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/19/2017) The Six Most Common Mistakes Artists Make When Approaching Galleries for Representation; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/19/2017) THE DISCIPLINE IT TAKES TO CREATE ART; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/19/2017) Quick Art Marketing Tip | Request a Photo of Artwork Recently Purchased; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/19/2017) SAYING GOODBYE TO A GALLERY (Podcast); VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/19/2017) Creating Experiences and Telling Stories to Sell More Art; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/13/2017) EFFECTIVE ART DISPLAY; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/7/2017) HOW-PAINT-GENTLY-FLOWING-RIVER-WATERCOLOUR; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/31/2017) How to Etch with White Vinegar (Kitchen Lithography Variation); VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/31/2017) TheFIX 014 – Photo Transfers to Metal with Bonny Lhotka; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/31/2017) The Discipline it Takes to Create Art; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/31/2017) WHY SOME GRANT APPLICATIONS WIN; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) NO ART SELLS ITSELF… HOW TO SELL YOUR OWN ART; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Give Up After Rejection; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) Should Artists Put Their Art on Greeting Cards? | Collective Wisdom; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) 5 STEPS TO  WRITING A COMPELLING ARTIST STATEMENT; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) CLIENT TESTIMONIALS WORTH THEIR WEIGHT IN GOLD; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) WHAT SHOULD I PAINT (Pod Cast); VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) THE SIX MOST COMMON MISTAKES ARTISTS MAKE WHEN APPROACHING GALLERIES FOR REPRESENTATION; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) PRACTICAL MATTERS ASKING A GALLERY FOR ARTWORK FROM THEIR INVENTORY TO SUPPLY ANOTHER GALLERY; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) HOW TO USE PINTEREST TO BUILD YOUR AUDIENCE IN 5 EASY STEPS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) HOW-TO-OVERCOME-REJECTION-AS-YOU-SEEK-GALLERY-REPRESENTATION-2; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) SUPPLY DEMAND AND ART PRICING (Pod Cast); VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) TOP 6 REASONS TO  PARTNER WITH GALLERIES TO SELL AND SHOW YOUR ART AT TRADE SHOWS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) 3 WAYS TO SERVE OTHERS COMPLAIN LESS BE GRATEFUL AND THEN PAY IT FORWARD; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) BECOMING A BETTER ART SALESPERSON HOW TO BEHAVE IN A COLLECTORS HOME; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) displaying-your-art-to-optimize-sales (Podcast); VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) 10 WAYS TO USE INSTAGRAM TO ATTRACT COLLECTORS AND BUYERS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) EFFECTIVE ART DISPLAY; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 7/20/2017) How to Draw a Closed Mouth in Pen & Ink; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 7/1/2017) ART STUDIO ORGANIZATION; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 7/1/2017) How to Paint a Plain White Cloth in Oils; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) Transparent and opaque oil colors: What is the difference? (Video); VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) Is it Time for an Art Agent or Representative?; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) RedDot Podcast | Episode 010 | Ask a Gallery Owner – Expanding Gallery Representation, Converting Interest into Art Sales, Re-branding Your Art; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) 5 Tips To Loosen Up Your Painting; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) What to Do When You Get a Bad Online Review of Your Art Business; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) 5 Guaranteed Tips that Will Get Your Work Selected for Juried Art Competitions; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) Surviving An Art Sales Slump; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) What is it Like to Build a Successful Relationship with a Gallery?; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) How to Deal With Art Criticism from Your Spouse, Partner, or other Close Family and Friends; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) Get Noticed by Submitting Your Art to Juried Competitions; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) Blink Art Success Story and Testimonial by Hunter Brown, Artist; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) An Artist’s Guide to Colour Schemes; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) How to Get Collectors To Follow You on Social Media; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) Sylvia Rombis from Malton Art Gallery Gives Advice on Working with Galleries; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) Marketing Art on Facebook – Should Artists Use Their Personal Profile or Create a Facebook Page?; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) Discussion: What do you Feel is the Best Social Media Platform for Marketing Your Art?; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017)  How to Submit Your Portfolio to a Gallery and Get Results; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) Podcast | Finding Success Selling Art on Facebook – An Interview with Robert MacGinnis; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) The Benefits and Challenges of Marketing Your Art Through Social Media; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) Seeing It Simple How to see what you draw simply; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) 5 Tips to Use Social Media to Get Discovered and Sell Your Art Work; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) Why we Don’t Hand out Photos or Brochures in the Gallery; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) What is Xanadu Gallery’s Mentorship? An Explanation in 4 Short Paragraphs; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) RedDot Podcast | Episode 007 | Approaching Galleries, Art Sale Scammers, Artist/Gallery Relationships and More; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) Negotiating and Discounting to Sell Your Art; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/29/2017) Does it Make Sense To Show Your Art in Commercial (Consignment) Galleries?; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/10/2017) How to Sketch Places Quickly; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/8/2017) How to Paint a Swan Using Brush, Line & Wash; VIEW MORE INFO

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Self Help (January 1, 2017 thru June 30, 2017)