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Surprise sale: power of social media

Well, huge surprise, I was going to do more work on the concertina book but someone has bought it as is, after seeing it on my FB page. With my earnings down due to my time being hugely eaten into […]

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Another sale!

This piece will soon be on show in The Allotment, a lovely small restaurant owned and run by an artist friend who has just bought it. Thank you Victoria! Meanwhile, I’ve been working on some lino reduction prints, though I am […]

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Resource Guide

Funding your work: crowdfunding and patronage platforms

Hen Norton explores the use of fundraising platforms online and offers her top ten tips to help you build a sustainable creative business or project, and reach a wider and more engaged network of supporters through crowdfunding. 

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Conversation

Etsy for fine artists

Etsy for fine art – naff or not?   I had a conversation with a non-artist recently who said she had the impression that a platform like Etsy was “a bit naff” for fine artists. I get it… but on […]

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Invoking the Spirit of Goon

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here This is probably going to be a bit pick n mix today. A few things have been going on, and a few things to feed back from too… I’ve put some work up in the […]

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A Fresh View

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here There’s a lovely high white corridor wall just outside our studio, and Sarah suggested I put some work up. To be frank, I could do with selling something. Not just for the money, but also […]

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Conversation

Artplode

Good afternoon I’m considering signing up to an online gallery named Artplode but before I do I want to try and get some user feedback as it is a considerable £120 annual fee.  Any experiences – good and bad would […]

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Upcoming art market in Maidstone

I am busy getting ready for the Art Market in Maidstone on 17 September. It is going to be a long day and I am not brilliant at early mornings so I am psyching myself up for the early start already! […]

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Conversation

Artist Art Fairs London

I am considering doing a London artist art fair in 2016 – ie representing myself; I know it’s a big financial investment – anyone have recommendations? Any good/bad experiences of particular fairs? Quality of work? I’m a professional artist/art educator, […]

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Another sale…

Well, I am pretty chuffed as I sold a mono print at the Art Market in Maidstone to someone I didn’t know. It was great to be able to talk to the buyer about my work and direct her also […]

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Conversation

Sites to sell

Hi I was hoping for some advice or experiences from anyone who has sold work via an online gallery or website. I produce mostly small scale drawings. I appreciate that this is probably a fairly vague question but any answers […]

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Collection

Art market

Selected resources on artists, the art market and the arts ecology.

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Manifesto

I have adopted an air of “Yes, I can do that!” Because I am now self employed person.   I have also adopted an air of “No, I’m sorry, I don’t do that!”   (Edited later to include “I’ve spent […]

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