• artists,  networking

    Tips to Create a Winning Portfolio

    Having an outstanding art portfolio can make the difference when you are applying to an art’s program or a new job. Depending on what kind of artist you are, there are several steps to take and things to consider. Here are some tips that will help you with the process.   What type of artwork are you showcasing? Are you painting portraits or creating films? These questions are important to consider when choosing what kind of portfolio to create. For media such as film, music, or animation, having a digital portfolio makes more sense. If you are a photographer, painter, or sculptor, it would make more sense to have a…

  • artists,  networking,  paint

    Selling Your Art – A Beginner’s Guide

    Many artists want to take their artwork to the next level and create a business out of it. There are many ways to sell your art: online, festivals, and even exhibits. But before you get started, there are several tips you should follow to ensure that you get the most out of your work while also being realistic about your sales.   Find your target audience. Selling your art is all about standing out from other artists. In order to do that, it’s important to figure out who you are creating art for. Who can connect to your pieces? What message are you trying to send with your work? These…

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    Why is art important?

    Most of my friends and I share a similar love for art. It might not always be the same medium, but it gives us all an excuse to visit different shows, go to the museum of art store, and even have get togethers to talk about projects and life in general. But I have my few select friends that, for a lack of a better word, dislike art. They do not understand why it is so important for us or for the world in general. Whenever I spend time with these friends, I often find myself asking myself the same questions. Why is art so important? How does it contribute…