Making it in the art business from creating to marketing your art. We look at how to grow your creative life, make a living and the journey each artist has to follow. Learning from each other and experts in the world of art.
Why is Art So Expensive? (#31)
Is art pricing out of line with what collectors are looking for? Do artists need to drop prices to sell art? Or are there other factors that are leading to less sales of art? I take a closer look at pricing art, society and how we value art today.
Your Art and the Time Bandits (#30)
Does lack of time get in the way of your art? What is the cause of this? How to spot the time bandits that steal your creative time? We also look at ways to get more time for art. Do you know how much time it takes to make art? You may be surprised by the answer.
Meet Joe Joubert Artist's Paint Maker (#29)
South African artist Joe Joubert is making the finest quality artist's paints in the Old Master tradition. Find out how Joe started this quest for affordable artist quality paint. His inspirational story against the odds to unravel the paint maker's secrets. Joe Joubert lifts the lid on the artist paint industry and finds much that can be improved to benefit artists.
Are You Afraid of Giving Away Your Art Secrets? (#28)
Some creatives still fear teaching and sharing their knowledge to competitors. Their art may be copied, photographed and this could undermine their business. In time past this was an issue, but is it still relevant today? Has the sharing of knowledge become expected and should we give freely?
How to Stop Fear from Killing Your Creativity (#27)
Ten tips to help you identify your work, get started and push on through to completion despite fear and anxiety. Why this is important for you and the challenges you will have to overcome. I cover many issues that we all face as creatives, but for each there is a way to get the work done. You owe it to yourself.
Why Artists Need to Take Control of Their Education (#26)
Are artists getting the education they need to make it as a business? It seems not. The opportunity for artists to educate themselves and take control of their careers has never been greater. Why is this more important now than ever before? I also chat about why you should start now.