Why I made no art sales

There’s a hidden factor that drives art sales that no one talks about… Familiarity. It’s a hard lesson I learned when I had 10,000 people visit my art website in just a month and I didn’t sell anything. Key points Introduction to why I had no art sales My story …

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Art Pricing Strategy: How to boost your art sales revenue

Today, I’m going to show you a simple change I made that grew my revenue whenever I invited my newsletter subscribers to buy my art during an art launch. Key points The Goldilocks art pricing strategy To optimize your art sales, integrate a well-established concept in pricing strategy, known as …

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Introduction to expressive drawing

Expressive drawing is an art form that prioritizes emotional expression over technical precision, allowing artists to channel their feelings and thoughts directly onto the page. It serves as a visual diary, capturing the artist’s inner emotional landscape through spontaneous and intuitive strokes. Key points Introduction to expressive drawing Expressive drawing …

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Why a sketchbook

A sketchbook is like a trusted friend for anyone who loves to draw or create. It’s not just a bunch of blank pages; it’s a space where your creativity can bloom. Why a sketchbook, you might wonder? Well, it’s because it gives you the freedom to experiment, make mistakes, and …

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Sketchbook tips for beginners

Looking for sketchbook tips for beginners? Essentially, your sketchbook is the starting point of an artistic journey, not just a place to draw, but a tool to learn how to see, feel, and express through lines and shades. Each sketch in your sketchbook is a step towards defining your unique …

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Benefits of keeping a sketchbook

A sketchbook isn’t just for drawings. It’s like a friend. It’s there when you need it, holding onto your ideas and dreams. As you fill its pages, you learn. You see how far you’ve come. It’s quiet but speaks volumes about your journey. It’s loyal, always ready for your next …

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Basic sketching techniques

Discovering basic sketching techniques is a great starting point for any artist looking to fill their sketchbook with expressive drawings. Let’s dive into some quick tips that’ll help you get started. Key points Getting started with these basic sketching techniques This brief guide is designed to introduce you to essential …

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Your sketches as artifacts

When you think of artifacts, your mind might drift to ancient tools or pottery displayed in museums, but an artifact can be anything crafted by hand, like a simple sketch in your sketchbook. In the current world around you, art manifests in two distinct forms: traditional art, akin to your …

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Why art newsletters crush social media

Social media is a double-edged sword. On one hand, it offers vast opportunities for artists to showcase their work to a global audience. On the other, the business models of these platforms raise ethical concerns. The core of these platforms’ operations lies in advertising and data collection. When we engage …

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Every artist needs this art supply

You don’t need a lot to sketch or be creative. Just use simple art supplies that every artist needs. I have many artist friends, and we all do the same thing: we collect lots of art supplies. Going to an art store (or looking online) is super exciting. There are …

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Cognitive styles and creativity

Every mind is its own landscape. Some are mapped and measured, analytical in every contour. Others are wild, running on intuition and feeling. Knowing the terrain of your mind, your cognitive style, is key to unleashing your creative potential. Analytical thinkers move methodically. They are the cartographers, plotting each point …

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The role of subconscious in creativity

Beneath the visible landscape of thought and reason, there lies the deep forest of the subconscious. It’s a place where the roots of creativity intertwine, where the seeds of ideas lie dormant until the conditions are right. This part of the mind is a hidden reservoir, storing the memories, experiences, …

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