Nov, 2015 4:30 pm

Instagram Tips for Artists

2017-03-15T16:30:27-07:00By |Marketing Tips|0 Comments

An instant connection to a whole world of potential admirers Instagram is an increasingly popular on-line community built around an "as-it-happens" stream of photos (short videos now too). Members upload their photos and add a short description that often includes hashtags - a word or phrase beginning with the # sign. These hashtags become clickable [...]

Sep, 2014 1:27 pm

Scanning and Photographing Artwork to Make Prints

2017-03-15T16:33:44-07:00By |Creating Digital Files of your Artwork, Our Services|0 Comments

Is scanning or photographing artwork better for reproductions? You want to make your painting or drawing into a full size reproduction, or maybe made into art cards. How do you know if you should get your artwork scanned or get it captured (digitally photographed)? Scanning: Scanning provides much higher resolution images - up to 6400 dpi [...]

Aug, 2014 1:24 pm

Protect Your Copyrights

2017-03-15T16:35:56-07:00By |Marketing Tips|0 Comments

Perhaps you have heard of CARFAC (Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens). This professional organization for visual artists is a well respected voice for artists. But have you heard of CARFAC's related organization CARCC? CARCC (Canadian Artists Representation Copyright Collective) licenses and administers copyright for visual and media artists in Canada. Here's how CARCC might help you: [...]

Apr, 2014 1:23 pm

How to Price Your Artwork

2017-03-15T16:38:12-07:00By |Marketing Tips|0 Comments

We often have artists ask us how much they should price their prints for, which usually leads to a larger discussion of how much to charge for their originals in relation to prints and giclees. While there are no hard and fast rules, it is a good idea to have a formula that makes [...]

Jan, 2014 12:12 pm

How to photograph or scan your artwork for reproduction

2017-03-15T16:39:18-07:00By |Creating Digital Files of your Artwork|1 Comment

Want to try creating your own digital files for art cards and press prints? Here is what you need to know to photograph artwork and get good results. Camera Settings If you have a RAW setting on your camera, use it. If not, put your camera on its highest quality and image size settings. More [...]