Month: September 2010
Market Yourself by M Theresa Brown
Positive Tips for success As much as we would all like to stay in our studios and create our artwork and never appear in public, the best chances for success include regular public appearances. Art and Craft shows are just one of the many opportunities for artists. They can be large and juried; small and…..
Jerry's -- 29/09/2010
2 Tips for Online Sales by M Theresa Brown
You know that marketing phrase “Make money while you sleep?” Well it IS possible for artists to do just that with their art product IF they make it convenient and easy for shoppers to see and buy their art 24/7. That is only possible if you are set up with an online merchant account. It…..
Jerry's -- 27/09/2010
From Buzzle.com There are many actors out there that possess more than just acting skill; many are gifted painters, singers and dancers. Some celebrity painters include Josh Hartnett, David Arquette, and Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney. Josh Hartnett, the next Van Gogh When budding football star, Josh Hartnett, injured a knee ligament in high school, he turned…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 24/09/2010
SPARKcon on Fayetville St., Raleigh
This past Friday, I went to Fayetteville St in downtown Raleigh to see the beginning of SPARKcon. Walking down the street, I saw the artists beginning their chalk drawings for the street painting. It was great talking to the young artists who were out there and excited about art. After the street artists, I got…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 22/09/2010
5 Ways to Get More People Reading Your Email Newsletter by M Theresa Brown
In our recent Seminar, we touched on the topic of creating interesting newsletters. There are many programs available which make it easy, affordable and convenient to send out email newsletters, in quantity, and without it being labeled by the Internet as spam. We use Streamsend to send out over 1200 email newsletter for our Art…..
Jerry's -- 21/09/2010
Street Art Tutorial with Artist Miles Wickham
Looking back at all the frustration I went through learning how to do graffiti on my own, discovering techniques incrementally over a course of 10 years, I felt that maybe I could help shorten that time for others by sharing some things I have learned. Over the years I’ve come across many graffiti artists who…..
Jerry's -- 20/09/2010
SPARKcon in Raleigh this weekend!
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 17/09/2010
The Morning Password by M Theresa Brown
So it begins when I decide to not procrastinate and work in the office rather than my studio. I go to check my personal online banking account to make a payment and realize that I changed the password (since it kept telling me to) and silly me did not write it down. At least I…..