Social Media for Artists – How To Conquer It And Have A Life Too

Social media for artists can be fun, a great way to network and spread the word about your art to the world and enjoy new collaborations. It can also be a terrifying time sink of gargantuan proportions of the kind where you wake up on Saturday morning and realize you have spent the entire week […]

Do You Recognize These 10 Mental Blocks to Creative Thinking?

Do you have mental blocks to creative thinking? Whether you’re trying to solve a tough problem, start a business, get attention for that business or write an interesting article, creative thinking is crucial. The process boils down to changing your perspective and seeing things differently than you currently do. People like to call this “thinking […]

6 Ways to Make Money With Your Art Blog

If you haven’t seen it, Daniel Lyons, a talented blogger known for two years as “Fake Steve Jobs,” has an editorial that explains why none of us can make money blogging. Big traffic, no money. Fake Steve Jobs’ best month came with a traffic spike. His actual identity was revealed in the New York Times, […]

Mastering the 7 Key Components of Value: How to Paint Like a Modern-Day Rembrandt

Are you ready to take your painting to the next level?  Are you ready to master the 7 key components of value?  Would you like to know the secrets of painting like a modern-day Rembrandt? If you are a beginning painter, practicing the ideas in this article will put you light years ahead on your […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Sell Your Art on Auction Websites

Have you ever been tempted to put some of your art on auction websites? Or have you ever put your art on auction websites and wondered why it didn’t sell or went for such a low price? If  you’ve been thinking about selling your art on auction websites or even if you have tried it […]

8 Bad Habits that Crush Your Creativity And Stifle Your Artistic Success

“The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts the moment you get up and doesn’t stop until you get into the office.” ~ Robert Frost It’s a myth that only highly intelligent people are creative. In fact, research shows that once you get beyond an I.Q. of about 120, which is just a little above […]

6 Important Things To Do Before You Approach an Art Gallery

Are you ready to approach an art gallery with your work?  Do you know what you will need if you decide to meet with a gallery director? If you have painted for some time and are serious about your career as an artist, then you might have thought about getting gallery representation. But you may […]

5 Best Ways to Sell Your Art and Make the Most Money

“Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.”  – Andy Warhol Do you want to sell art and make the most money you can. Do you want to sell art for higher and higher prices so you […]

Are You Using Youtube to Market Your Art?

Have you thought about using youtube to market your art? Did you know that it is really easy to get started and is totally free? A few days ago, I took the plunge and started my own youtube channel.  I called my channel Gary Bolyer Fine Art (Click here to see it), which is the […]

Do You Make These 5 Costly Mistakes Selling Your Art?

Have you made mistakes selling your art? Do you wish you could make better decisions when selling your art? Have you ever sold a painting for too low a price and wished you hadn’t done it? Or have you ever sold a painting to a friend or family member and then was remorseful or even […]

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