How to Market your Fine Art A Novel Strategy

2018-02-28 19:27:53
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Designing a Strategy to market Art Work & Photo Art

As a matter of fact and a harsh reality, you may feel that in the ocean of this field of art, a handful of people make money like anything, whereas many aspiring and immensely talented artists fail to achieve their share of stardom! 

This is quiet a common pulse running in every upcoming artist’s mind! They have found their potential of gaining great heights, but get demoralized in the process!

This article tries to break some myths and offer some real golden tips for artists who can encash on their talent! Find out how….

Trust Your Abilities: BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

Many a times, artists get disheartened if they fail to market their art or unable to get buyers for their creations. It is actually a saddening thing, but one should not start to doubt his abilities!

It begins to build a negative aura around one’s mind and somehow the person starts to lose faith in his talent. This is an inappropriate thing! Art is no science one can learn. It is a gift that never goes down the rest of your life.

Don’t kill it for the sake of not being able to sell it. In this modern world, it is advisable to use techniques along with your abilities to gain profits!

So the bottom line is: Just do what you love and believe in, and success will follow naturally!


The Key Is The Target Audience

While looking to market your creation, you should consider who would your piece really interest, would be art collectors, or art lovers or even a company trying to redecorate their office.

Start With Your Family And Friends

Begin publicizing your art work with family members. This is one of the easiest ways to get on a roll. They are the ones who can come up with up-font compliments and comments about your art work. 

This is one sure shot strategy to understand what you might expect from the unknown community. Family is a great source to begin and discuss things that might be a bitter reality to face!

Friends are the ones who can be your real audience as they can suggest and advise you what the real world will never! They represent the actual society where your art will be judged. These two sources are a great choice to begin if you are wishing to be an artrepreneur!

Once you have dealt with the above two, be ready to take a plunge in the vast ocean filled with opportunities! You may come across many situations that might stand against you, or say “Hello! You are not welcome here!” Just let go, don’t be disheartened! 

Quiet a possibility that these were not your target audience. To find the right category of people is the key! And the next important step will help you come close to your targeted audience!

Create A Powerful Portfolio

A portfolio is something that stands as a briefcase of your creations. And the prime important thing is the presentation of your portfolio. Below are some great tips that will help you be afloat in the ocean of the art marketing strategies. Check them out!

Three Imperative Rules for Portfolio Development

Make sure your art is well executed and visually compelling. It is a thumb rule for any artist. It should have all the ingredients that a potential customer would love to associate!

Tell the story behind the art! Let the audience understand the necessity and the existence of the creation. If it is an acrylic painting, let the audience understand the plot behind the art photography! It is a great technique to get close to your potential buyers and involve them with your acrylic painting, landscape painting your creations!

A strong bio of the artists too is an important aspect. It allows the buyer to open up and have bonded with you on the artistic platform. A bio also inspires the potential customer to construct a level of trust with the artist!

Be A Smart Digital Marketer

In these days of the internet, it is essential for every artist to have a digital presence. It makes no sense in just having a website of your own today, people must be aware of the same. An artist should ensure that all his business cards should carry the URL of his website.

Why Digital Marketing!

Digital Marketing gives you a chance of reaching out potential audience and buyers without being dependent on multinational companies and call centers.

There are no physical stores and you can operate your business from your smartphones and computers!

Using digital marketing platform saves you hundreds of dollars you pay to professional call centers to market your product!

Time is no barrier as your products get seen, liked and shared when you are eating, sleeping, in a movie, shopping or travelling!


Take Part In Art Competitions

Competitions serve another important role for the artist organizing them; they can be used by him to showcase his talent to his contemporaries. There are photo art exhibitions that take place all the time around the world. You can check some of these here.

Though the artist will have to choose which kind of competition, he should enter. If he is a oil painting artist, he should enter competitions where oil painting artists are taking part, or if he abstract art painter he should consider entering abstract art competitions.

Networking!

Build an association of compatible artists.

Join Local, National and International levels of associations.

Win new friends, apart from trophies!

Being active in the local community

Promote yourself actively

Make donations to get seen!

Teach art to local schools and enthusiasts

Create a social rage about your art

Create fans, be in their inboxes!

In conclusion, I would like to say is that if an artist spends quality time and effort in marketing his creations, he would definitely draw new buyers, enhance his artistic reputation and most importantly create a career of one's dreams.

ShowFlipper! A Path To Success!

Arts is a vast subject that has been covered beautifully by ShowFlipper! Fine arts, african arts, abstracts, contemporary art, digital art, beaded patterns, jewelry , landscape paintings , watercolor paintings ,3d gallery effects , statues and sculptures and many such art forms are promoted with full potential and energy! The artists of ShowFlipper are proudly proclaimed as ShowTainers, the ones who entertain the audience with their skills and shows!

ShowFlipper is an online marketplace that boasts of luxury segment buyers for whom an ideal art is a universal language, an emotion that comes alive with fine arts, and something that brings beauty to the world! It is one of those online fabric stores, that deal with the best quality fabric art!

The ShowTainers let people look at the world from their point of view. They express their art through statues and sculptures, abstracts, contemporary art and fantasy books! Buyers on ShowFlipper have always supported the work of the ShowTainers, their idols. There is a platform where artists interact with their fans. They speak about their current creations, upcoming projects and much more! It is a whole new world of opportunities for the artists!

Welcome to the bandwagon of the greatest artists! Fan the flames of excitement! Be a ShowTainer!

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Surrealism Exposes Wealth Inequity And Beyond.

2018-02-28 13:27:22
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People often say wealth is power. This is frightening because most of the wealth in the world is concentrated in the hands of a select few. The amount of wealth owned by the 80 richest people in the world is the same as the amount of wealth at the hands of 20% of the poorest people in the world. 

That is to say 80 people in this world have as much money as their disposal as 1.4 billion people. This gives them a perverse power over the rest that they can exploit. This shocking gap has deep repercussions on our society.


The ever-widening wealth gap

With a wealth gap so wide; there are obvious and tangible issues such as mass poverty and crime. It has one large impact on us that is intangible. We often ignore the fact that the wealthiest people in the world have control over the media. This leads to media manipulation as well as mass manipulation where we are shown exactly what they want us to see.

Therefore what we think of as our reality could easily be just an image created by this media influence. Reality is the conjectured state of everything as exists, rather than what it appears like. Reality is relative; a beautiful game of perceptions that is real.

We assume it is the 'I' in me who does everything and is responsible for all outcomes. The 'I' takes care of my present and my future. My life revolves around the word 'I'.

What happens when I face the reality?

Am I just a puppet and being managed by politicians, businessmen, and the so called powerful people? 

Am I being controlled by corporate owned media? 

Reality does not just bite, but it also kills. The artist has intelligently portrayed the sufferings of the poor and the happiness of the rich in his oil paintings, a fine art way to expose the brutality of the real world.

Human beings are gradually turning into puppets and greed is pushing everyone down; there is constant manipulation of the masses by the politicians and businessmen.A Surrealist painter by the name of JJ Banerjee has captured on canvas the huge wealth gap to depict the reality of the world that we live in.

Surrealism


Surrealistic Art at ShowFlipper

'Musk Seller: A perfidious drama' is one of Banerjee's creations at ShowFlipper. The dark hued landscape shows the harsh reality of the present world in its 39x32 canvas. He has depicted the privileged rich controlling the masses in the form of a dark and gloomy puppet show.

The backdrop is a dark cityscape with vultures flying overhead in hope of feeding on the bodies, which is considered as an ill omen in a typical Indian society. There are hands that are controlling the strings of the puppets and the center of the painting has an emerging hellfire that fails to reach upwards to punish the deserving evil doers.

The canvas is strikingly captivating to a casual onlooker and has several hidden messages that reveal the brutal truth of the society that we live in

The painting urges the common man through to rise to the occasion! A battle has been cast by the rich section, to widen the barrier that separates them from the poor. The photo art creates an air of belief amongst every common man to step up and deliver.

Art & reality meet in this nightmarish scenario which cannot be ignored for long. The call to action is made through art.

According to the artist, it is not the quest for supremacy, but equality.

Banerjee has strong opinions about the society. "A man holding power and position, has the ability of feeding us as well as starving us. This makes us helpless enough to bow our head towards them. I want to pass the message through my paintings to people and tell them to fight for themselves and not sacrifice their rights." he says.

SF Studio: Making a Difference in Society.

ShowFlipper is one such place where every artist might want to be! Be it fabric art, fine arts, abstract art or digital art, if you are not here, you are bound to miss a greater section of audience!

Having effectively captured the ugly truth onto one canvas his other works of surrealism also have similar projections of reality. His paintings on SF Studio possess naked surrealism and have attracted the attention of several art lovers worldwide for the dramatic and explosive messages that they portray.

Banerjee has several other artworks like 'after the atomic war' which shows the depiction of human beings that are distorted and disfigured. Its Surrealism sends across the bold portrayal of what greed, anger, and negativity does to us. (visit here for image.)

'Vendetta of the paradoxic spree' in the Sahara Art section is another creation that is disturbing yet fixating and core shaking. All of his works are a bold display of reality that has the capability to make a person think deep. One cannot help gazing into the depth of the painting. His show speaks for itself and attracts numerous people to collect his work on their screen.

Another great collection of Surreal Digital Art by Tom Repasky is here

3d Art, 2d Art, Surreal Art, Abstract Art, explorations of the human psyche through metaphysical digital art short stories, poetry, quotes, near death experience (NDE) The computer art of Tom Repasky

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Romance Unleashed on the Fine Art Canvas

2018-02-28 12:56:40
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Romance meets Fine Arts!

Love has always been a matter of great interest. It is a vast subject that not only covers romance between two individuals, but also the feelings that erupt from one's heart towards other aspects, like nature, animals, food, adventures, children, friends etc.

It is wisely said that love knows no boundaries, nor religions! There are plenty examples that support this claim. You don't have to learn new languages to express your love towards others! It is a magical experience that displays emotions from your attitude. The way you talk, greet, care, sacrifice says it all! It is a sheer delight that keeps you afloat of all the negativities surrounding your physical world!

Many scientific experiments too have proved that there are neurological changes in the brain patterns that makes an individual behave differently when involved romantically with anyone. The human mind plays a pivotal role in shifting gears when you fall in love! There is positivity, energy, fun and moreover respect involved when the pheromones of love and romance get released!

The Romantic period was the movement of music art and literature that originated in Europe towards the end of 18th century. It was the time that wherein art was seen as a special emotion that found differentiation between relegion, science and had a major impact on historiography.

Today, love goes beyond eternity, which is far ahead of any science and religion! Manjiri uses her canvas to allow her lovely little delights of colors with acrylic painting, oil painting, contemporary art and paint to express something that needs no words! A feeling that takes shape on her paint board has mesmerized art admirers around the globe!

Her oil paintings and arcylic paintings that reveal the desire of greatest feeling on earth is portrayed fantastically! The Fine art and contemporary art comes alive with the glorius use of brush strokes that play elegance on the canvas!


Contemporary art finds inspiration in love

Manjiri Kanivde is a romantic at heart. She believes an artist can be inspired from anything. "Inspiration can come from a wet umbrella on a hazy rainy day, or a garden sculptures that withstands the  on a rainy night!”  she says. Her belief is that she derives inspiration from all the places that she has travelled to and everything around her that she finds beautiful. She loves to paint projections of love and her show on SF Studio shows a display of romanticism.

It is known that creativity cannot be bought and a true artist will vouch for that fact. No amount of money can replace the respect that a painter receives on an outstanding work of art. Perhaps, the biggest compliment to an artist is when another artist chooses to use their creations for other artwork.

It can be of any art forms of art like digital art, contemporary art, abstracts, fine art , oil paintings and arcylic paintings etc.  In Manjiri's case, it was Frank Bango who used her painting, 'Romance in the Rain', as the cover for his music album 'Touchy, Feely' in 2013.

She paints full time now and feels that it is much more rewarding than a full time job. Her paintings depict mostly love. Her creations 'Romantic Interlude', 'Autumn romance' and 'Walking in the sunshine' show strong reflections of love. 

"No amount of money earned in the corporate world, can give me as much satisfaction as I get when my work is appreciated by my collectors." says Manjiri, who has actively sold acrylic paintings and oil paintings worldwide and has a large number of regular collectors.

Romance is something that connects souls and a piece of fabric with the name of your soul mate can work wonders! You can also use handcrafted jewellery to bring the gorgeous smile on your companions face!

It is no wonder many philosophers have used poems as a medium to express their feelings. A booknovel or a blissful poem can make your day! Manjiri is a core passionate and romantic person who uses colors to do the wonders!

Carrying the legacy of photo art and art work

Her core persistence to pursue her passion for art led her to becoming a full time artist. If you have to express yourself to someone in a way that can leave you speechless, Manjiri's art work have the ability to do all the talking for you.

Her photo art stand out from the crowd owing to the rich and luxurious effects they offer to the viewer! Classic, elegant and creative; landscape paintings and acrylic  paintings of Manjiri has been the talk of the town lately

Her presence in the various art galleries has helped garner her name in every nook and corner of the globe! There is no wonder her art forms has taken the world by her side!

Manjiri’s exclusive art work on ShowFlipper

The paintings of Manjiri are a profuse part of ShowFlipper! They treasure the value of love and passion in every pixel and creatively involve the soul of the user towards them! The blissful use of brushstrokes on the canvas makes every creation a special one! 

The mesmerizing beauty of the emotions that blossoms in the season of love are confined by every inch of her canvas. They reveal the story of hearts that are piously built to love! Some of the great fine art paintings can also be found at Art Gallery Worldwide - fine art oil paintings

Her acrylic paintings are the ideal gift for that special someone when you have something to say that cannot be expressed in words. Acrylic paintings perfectly capture the emotions you are trying to express. Acrylic paintings are simple and beautiful paintings will undoubtedly impress your significant other. You can buy art made by her on her show 'Romantic paintings' on ShowFlipper.

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Spiritual Healing Leads to Inspirational Art Work

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A Greived Soul And Fine Art

Art is a medium that allows people to express emotion. An artist can portray their dismay or disappointment. 

This helps them gain closure when certain things don't go their way. Not many people know that painting is a kind of spiritual healing that many artists resort to.

They use a blank canvas and a brush to express their emotions, that gives rise to abstract art and fine art that helps to heal their souls. 

Most of us mourn our losses with tears, but an artist uses colors to vent out deep emotions. Oil paintings, a very common yet powerful art work breaks the jinx of destruction caused to the soul.

Painting to heal your soul is not uncommon. An entire field of psychology deals with counselling through art. It is known as art therapy.

Art therapy gives the artist, “Inspiration”

Inspirational mixed media artist, Judith Iris Quate, lost her son to a lifelong ailment of cerebral palsy; she turned towards painting to heal her bruised soul. She had initially resorted to painting as a healing process.

Using the canvas as a therapist, she vented out all the love and affection into it. Her paintings have strong usages of red to signify the strength of her love. 

She blended these colors with images of her son along with a lingering thought or a quote.

Each time she put up a new painting, we would be amazed at the depth of emotion it portrayed. You can shop for the paintings of Judith, at www.showflipper.com

""Judith""

Inspirational Art Creations

"I believe that mourning is something we all do differently" she wants to send out a message through art; she says,"It is not just about the art, it is about what the art says". 

Her show named 'Inspiring Creations' on ShowFlipper is dedicated to her son with the tagline,"In the memory of my son Jason who inspires me every day".

She continues to paint from her heart, which sets an inspirational creation apart from other paintings that you see at the galleries.

 She also makes handmade bags and greeting cards that have the similar touch of love and emotions. We have never seen Judith create an artwork that is conventional.

Her shows are splashed with the colors, an oil painting with a difference, along with inspirational quotes and messages that are a rare combination. Her works are a form of inspirational art that can appeal to mothers all over the world.

The importance of Karma

In 1976, Dr King published his groundbreaking book, You too can heal.  This led to a lot of controversies, especially in the circle of spiritual healers, who perceived spiritual healing as the gift of few. 

 Dr King believed that some may not be very receptive of the healing. As Dr George King said, Miracles are not performed by God for man, but by Man for GOD.

The contemporary art form has too been used extensively that decodes the values of Karma. Karma, has been an will be in the nature till apocalypse!

Spirituality and Art

In the field of psychotherapy or spiritual healing, we encounter art therapy. You paint to heal your soul. You use your creative process of making art to express yourself. Inspirational art work or happy art is a way to stay inspired, happy and beautiful.

Inspirational art motivates, instigates and encourages creativity in you. Beautiful paintings or art can actually inspire you to stay positive and creative. 

Art therapy attempts to use humanism to reconcile the emotional human conflicts.  It focuses on the creative and contemporary art making process itself. 

 The creative process involved when one is actually trying to express herself creatively can reduce stress and  improve self confidence.

Visit this good read that attempts to cure the soul with art therapy!

This provides individuals with a deeper understanding of life and even oneself.  Art therapy can be involved in art through acrylic painting or art photography.  Whatever it is you do not have to be an expert in the art.  To define the colors of life, go ahead and pick up that color.

Art Therapy

Express yourself in postcards you create yourself. Design your own thank you cards and send them to friends. You can also Google some African art and try your hands on it.

Music is said to stir your soul.  So, listen to music and close your eyes to view what this music is inspiring in you. Read it, explore yourself.

The underlying statement is, never get stuck at one place.  You can be unhappy today, but it is not worth to be unhappy throughout your life. Do some art, express yourself and be happy and beautiful.

""One""

ShowFlipper for Art!

Judith's characteristic feature is disability awareness and she strives to spread that with her shows. 

Having witnessed the kind of treatment that physically disabled children have to undergo, she writes special messages and quotes on her paintings saying that every child is beautiful, unique and different. 

Her creations also send out the messages of acceptance towards children who are special. Each of her artistic depiction echoes that 'Every child is special.

ShowFlipper has been a great resource for everyone who is involved with art and related subjects!
It is a horizon for fine arts, abstract arts, paintings, poemssculptures and so on! 

You can feast on the art works of the ShowTainers who are talent heads in their respective fields!

Visit www.showflipper.com ,a place that has the best art creations of all times! You can also shop art works at the best rates and make your day!

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