‘Boy, Do I Feel Crabby!’

In one episode of the Peanuts comic strip, Lucy announces, “Boy, do I feel crabby!” Her little brother, Linus, is quick to try to rescue his sister.  “Maybe, I can be of help.  Why don’t you just take my place here in front of the TV while I go and fix you a nice snack? […]

Is Your QWERTY Holding You Back?

Do you know what QWERTY is?  Unsure? Then just glance down at your computer keyboard.  The first six letters at the top left spell it out—QWERTY. Do you know that these letters were arranged that way to make the job of typing more difficult? The first commercial typewriter, developed by Christopher Latham Sholes in 1873, […]

How to Super Charge Your Art Career With Momentum

Do you feel like you are stuck in your art career?  Do you feel that life is “against” you, that your “luck” is bad, that someone is standing in the way of your art career? Not long ago an artist came to me for help in growing his art career.  His name was Rick and […]

Artists – Let Your Life Speak

“Preach the gospel at all times. If necessary, use words.” – Francis of Assisi There is an old story about Quaker relief workers in Europe after World War II.  After receiving help from the workers, a refugee asked what Quakers believe. When a few of the Quakers explained that they believed helping people with their […]

Letter of Desperation from an Artist Circling the Drain

In early 2008, just before the market crash, I received a desperate letter from Eli Sein, a 27 year old artist who was “circling the drain,” pleading for help. I took it to my mastermind group of art professionals and read everyone the letter, omitting his personal details. During 2008-2010, almost EVERYONE I knew in […]

Secrets of New York City Art Galleries: Chelsea Arts District

The Chelsea Arts District in Manhattan is one of the most vital and vibrant art districts in the world. There are around 1,500 art galleries in New York City operating at any given time. In Manhattan you find them in Soho, Tribecca, Chelsea, The Village, the Lower East Side, and on 57th Street. There are […]

How to Write an Art Blog Even if You Hate to Write

Are you thinking about starting an art blog or email newsletter? But are you hesitant to start because you hate to write? Or are you afraid you don’t have time to write? Let’s face it, this is at the heart of why we put off getting that art blog or email newsletter going in the […]

How to Sell Art Online

Do you want to learn how to sell art online?  Are you looking for ways to increase your online art sales?  Or do you wish you had more art buying customers? A lot of artists want to know how to sell art online. There are 4 important things you need to get art sales and […]

Top 10 Reasons You Need Your Own Artist Website or Blog

Have you been thinking about setting up your own artist website? Are you interested in starting your own art blog? If you are an artist, there are lots of very good reasons for setting up your own website or blog. Here are just 10 of them: Professionalism Owning your own artist website or art blog […]

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