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Exhibition Review

I am about to launch my new exhibition and have used social media to raise awareness of the show. Does anyone know of other effective ways of advertising?  e.g. influential blog sites etc? Normally I would contact media who cover […]

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Marcel – online gallery app

Has anybody had experience of the gallery sales app Marcel? Came across it earlier on today and wanted some impartial user reviews before trying it out. It allows you to set up a gallery of work which you can sell, […]

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Creating online art classes

Does anyone know anything about creating online art courses?  As the UK looks to ‘shut down’ for a while I won’t be able to run my normal art classes.  I have never done videos or online teaching before and don’t […]

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How should I package A5 prints for shipping?

Hi I’ve been posting my recent collection of prints on Instagram and got an sales enquiry. So I whipped up a shop on my website and I’m ready to sell. The work is A5 on 300gsm card. It is sold […]

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Walk Through a Rainbow out now.

Check out the new book that I’ve illustrated for Ellie Collins. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0871PV3Y9 “I remember a story I heard from a friend… If you follow a rainbow right to its end There you find… or so I’m told A great big […]

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Illustrating books

Hi I’ve been asked to illustrate a book cover, my friend has written it. I don’t normally take commissions, she has explained that she doesn’t have a budget. However, I’m not willing to do it for nothing. I have no […]

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PO Boxes Alternatives to use for Mailchimp newsletter address

Hi I’ve recently added a mailchimp newsletter function to my website and have  since found out that am legally required to include a home or business address on all my email newsletters. I’ve used mailchimp before when working for organisations […]

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Selling Digital and New Media Art

Hi all, I hope you are keeping safe. I recently started to build a New Media portfolio and people show interest in my work. What is the best way to print the work and how do I price it fairly? […]

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Has any one sold work in another country ?

Hi. I am just in the process of confirming a sale to a public museum collection in Poland. They are asking for my Certificate of Tax residence for 2020. I have never sold work abroadbefore, have found the HMRC online […]

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Freeland Submissions

I made an application for the Freelands Funding Scheme does anyone know whether you will be notified even if you was unsuccessful? Any information would be great. Thank you. Stephen Anthony Davids.

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Next steps?

Hello good people, Lockdown has been a revelation for me in many respects, I have used every second of my time to keep pushing my work and its boundaries – and before this for sometime now I have been developing a […]

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Teaching art classes in USA

Hi, I’ve been invited by a number of private art studios/establishments to teach. They are offering to pay for flights and accommodation as well as a daily fee. These sessions would only be 5days each and be a total of […]

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Guidelines for re-opening artist studios?

Our council-run studio building was closed eight weeks ago for lockdown and, this week, the five resident artists have been told it will continue to remain closed for an unspecified period, for safety reasons, and a padlock has been put […]

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Walk Through a Rainbow

I’ve been working on a lockdown book titled : ‘Walk Through a Rainbow,’ with Ellie Collins. The eBook is now available on Kindle for £3.99. The paperback is available for £5.99. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0871PV3Y9 We’ll donate 50p for each of our first […]

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Collaboration or Licence Agreement?

I’m working with other artists to produce limited edition linocuts. These are collaborative works of art featuring more than 4 artists in each work.  This began as a way to earn some income because all our income disappeared overnight when […]

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Insuring against Coronavirus

Hi there, My small company (Solarcan) is exhibiting at The Photography Show at the NEC from the 14-17th March. I’ve paid £2100 for my stand however I am unsure whether or not I am covered by my a-n insurance policy […]

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Developing Your Creative Practice.Arts council cancellation

Project Name: I am somebody Project Number: DYCP-00217828 Thank you for making an application to Developing Your Creative Practice. Due to the unfolding situation with Coronavirus-Covid 19 we’re sorry to have to tell you that we are not able to […]

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Self-Assessment

I registered as self-employed last March when I moved to Folkestone to find a work-live space. The timing was great on a number of levels, not least that I didn’t have to submit an HMRC self-assessment this January (phew!). But […]

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