If you are like us, by the end of February, beginning of March, you are interested in the arrival of Spring. Mother Nature may yet throw a curve ball at us and dump a few last winter storms but we remain, in North Carolina, hopeful that all the signs around us point to spring at…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 11/03/2011
Although I am considered a successful marketing artist, where every bill that I pay comes from money that I earn through my art sales, I am fully aware that what I do for a living, creating and selling my art as a business, is not for everyone! Self employment is hard work! But recently a…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 28/02/2011
Participating in both indoor and outdoor shows is a great way to connect with prospects and show your work. In reality, you are your own portable Art Gallery, bringing your work to people who often only see “live art” at such an event. If you are at an outdoor show and it’s a beautiful, sunny…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 16/02/2011
The advice on selling art is so numerous on the Internet nowadays that the generic word of mouth advice artists used to hear from friends and neighbors has gone from “You’ll starve” to the Internet version of “it’s easy and this is all you do!” The experts are everywhere. With so much “advice” popping up…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 27/01/2011
When I realized that the well dressed, polite man standing outside our front door was selling vacuum cleaners, I inwardly sighed. But I decided, “What the heck, why not?” He would never talk us into buying something as unnecessary or as expensive as one of those door to door vacuum cleaners. But I respect people…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/01/2011
Everyone loves the start of a New Year! It’s human nature to review the past year, look forward to a new year and see its possibilities. And it is human nature to make plans and set goals for each new year! Technically the stretch of holidays ended with New Year’s Day. But we have spent…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 03/01/2011
When a participant in one of our art marketing seminars came up to me afterwards and began to chat about some of the aspects of things we had discussed, little did I realize what an amazing person I was talking with!Sometimes touching the lives of thousands starts with a simple concept: Finding a need and…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 13/12/2010
Years ago, when you wanted to know something about how to create art, your choices were limited. Either you read a book or went to college. There was no YouTube, DVDs and if you had TV (seriously-as recent as 40 years ago, many people did not!) you may catch a show with the earliest of…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 10/12/2010
Far away from the fantasy art auctions of Christie’s and Sotheby’s is the real world of art sales where there are many thousands of artists who create and sell their art. In this world, the artist is usually working directly with the buyer and for sums far less than the multimillion dollar art in the…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 22/11/2010
Really, all we needed last night in our studio was a crackling fire to add a little more of the already present ambiance of the evening! Munching away on cookies and relaxing with hot coffee and lemonade (the wine has to be next for the all adult classes!) the two hour class zipped by. It…..