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The 5 Best Social Media For Artists (Plus One Worth Trying)

Do you want to promote your art for free? Of course, we all do, and that’s why you have to use social media. So I compiled a shortlist of the 5 best social media for artists that are free to use, plus I found a new one that could be …

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Limited Edition Prints, Everything You Need to Know

I’ve been selling my limited edition prints for over 20 years and I know there’s confusion in the minds of some people about the term. So instead of taking things for granted, I decided to answer some of the common questions. A limited-edition print is a work of art produced …

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How To Sell Landscape Paintings 13 Ways to Make More Money

I started my art career as a landscape artist and began to make a living within a year of learning how to paint. It is by far the easiest genre to sell. So how do you sell landscape paintings? According to an ‘Art Business Today’ survey, the most popular painting …

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The Best Pastel Pencils For Beginners: 7 Top Brands Explained

Same old problem, there’s too much choice, so how do you choose the right pastel pencils? If you are struggling, this guide will help you choose the best pastel pencils for beginners Stabilo CarbOthello Pastel Pencils Faber-Castell Pitt Pastel Pencils Derwent Pastel Pencils Caran D’ache Pastel Pencils Koh-I-Noor Gioconda Pastel …

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Tracing Art – Is It Good or Bad? When Is Tracing Cheating and Is It Ever OK?

I follow quite a few artists on Instagram and almost without exception the initial outline has been traced. The work is fantastic but is tracing art cheating? There are no rights and wrongs in art, only integrity. It’s how you present yourself to the world that matters. It’s only cheating …

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