When promoting your work to potential clients and commissions, you must present your work in the same level you wish to charge.
The more you want to charge, the better your presentation must be.
Presentation should make your brand, your art and yourself look like a professional artist, no matter at what career level you are now
Presentation is as simple as taking the time to arrange the best art in your portfolio.
Presentation is to do the best editing of the image to show the value of your work.
Presentation can be accomplished with very little money and a bit of time invested to make yourself look good.
Take the time to learn how to lay text on images. Its ok to not know how to layout your promotional images, in that case get help from someone else. Throwing text on an image without rhyme or reason is Not OK.
Please include a link to purchase your work. Asking potential clients to contact you without a link to email is asking those clients to do extra work to find you. This is where a website, a simple webpage with a contact form and payment link comes in handy. You have to make it easy to collect money from clients and commissions because we want to get paid for our work, right?
There are apps and free software to help in cropping and editing the images to make them easy to share to social media. Do Not share smartphone screenshots! Take the extra time to edit the images before posting.
Remember, you want to attract attention to your art and make a sale. A series of sales creates revenue and when a client comes back to buy a second piece, they become your collector!
Focus on your Presentation, its part of the path to success.
PS. join us Monday January 18th, 530pm at Sam Flax for a discussion on the 4 important ingredients to make your 2016 Art Life vision possible. FREE RSVP
4 Important Ingredients in Your 2016 Art Life Vision
FREE RSVP, bring a Friend!
Monday January 18
530pm - 7pm
Sam Flax South
1745 Peachtree St NE ATL GA
BRING YOUR SKETCHBOOK! All our meetups start with a sketching session. Bring your Black Books, sketchbooks, notebooks and whichever medium your prefer, and create! Plus if you arrive early, DTM and other professional artists will review your portfolio.
Open roundtable discussion sharing info, resources and art life advice to bridge the gap between the artist and art business fundamentals to help artists become successful entrepreneurs.
Art Is King is a Non-Profit organization committed to empowering artist entrepreneurs through education, community, coaching and connections.
The Black Book Conversations is a series of Artist workshops focused on Artist career development in an open roundtable discussion sharing info, resources and art life advice to bridge the gap between the artist and art business fundamentals to help artists become successful entrepreneurs.