In the world of selling and marketing your art, there are obvious tactics and subtle tactics. Obvious are things like marketing plans, and all the tricks and techniques I talk about in my Art Marketing Boot Camp series. But there are also many subtle things that we rarely think of as important in selling art. One such subtlety is the impact a frame has on the sale.
We come across quotes by artists, philosophers, historians, and critics that offer a new way of looking at plein air painting. We offer one here and invite you to send statements that are particularly inspiring, informative, or thought-provoking. Here’s one, and we welcome your suggestions.
An eager collector called us to ask how he could contact two artists recently featured in PleinAir magazine, and we had difficulty providing contact information for those painters. That prompted us to suggest that every painter consider how hard it might be for that same collector to buy their work.
In the Fall digital edition of PleinAir magazine, Raleigh Kinney offers a demonstration of how to maintain the natural freshness, vibrancy, and immediacy of watercolors when painting Watercolor. The distinguished member of the Plein Air Painters of America also describes his background, teaching, and recent paintings.