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Be a Painter

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#Brainstorm venues for selling. Once you figured out the theme you are passionate about and the medium you prefer working in, devote time and thought to the people who will buy your art. You'll need to do some research, as every situation will be different for each artist, but you might look into:[[Image:Be a Painter Step 15.jpg|center]]
 
#Brainstorm venues for selling. Once you figured out the theme you are passionate about and the medium you prefer working in, devote time and thought to the people who will buy your art. You'll need to do some research, as every situation will be different for each artist, but you might look into:[[Image:Be a Painter Step 15.jpg|center]]
 
#*The people who have bought your art in the past. What features do these people have in common, and how might you use that information to sell your art?
 
#*The people who have bought your art in the past. What features do these people have in common, and how might you use that information to sell your art?
#*Artists similar to yourself. Look at the business model of these people, who they are marketing to, and how they are marketing.<ref>https://ift.tt/2VU92l2>
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#*Artists similar to yourself. Look at the business model of these people, who they are marketing to, and how they are marketing.
 
#[[Start a Business Website|Start a website]]. There are also hosted sites you might go through, like Etsy and Patreon, but having your own website can accomplish two purposes for you. First and foremost, you can include your portfolio and post pieces that are for sale as well as a shopping cart feature for those who would like to buy your art outright. Secondly, your business website will give you more of a presence as an artist, making you look more professional to prospective clients.<ref>http://www.artbusiness.com/webworks.html</ref><ref>http://www.forbes.com/sites/rachelhennessey/2013/04/02/3-keys-to-making-it-as-an-artist-without-starving/#2172db6b7525</ref>[[Image:Be a Painter Step 16.jpg|center]]
 
#[[Start a Business Website|Start a website]]. There are also hosted sites you might go through, like Etsy and Patreon, but having your own website can accomplish two purposes for you. First and foremost, you can include your portfolio and post pieces that are for sale as well as a shopping cart feature for those who would like to buy your art outright. Secondly, your business website will give you more of a presence as an artist, making you look more professional to prospective clients.<ref>http://www.artbusiness.com/webworks.html</ref><ref>http://www.forbes.com/sites/rachelhennessey/2013/04/02/3-keys-to-making-it-as-an-artist-without-starving/#2172db6b7525</ref>[[Image:Be a Painter Step 16.jpg|center]]
 
#Open a gallery. It might be a while before you can afford to open your own gallery to sell your work, but you might be able to snag an exhibition at a gallery that focuses on new and emerging talent. These venues are frequently found in urban and semi-urban environments. Submit your art for review with the gallery manager.<ref>http://www.businessinsider.com/8-ways-an-artist-can-make-money-2013-11</ref>[[Image:Be a Painter Step 17.jpg|center]]
 
#Open a gallery. It might be a while before you can afford to open your own gallery to sell your work, but you might be able to snag an exhibition at a gallery that focuses on new and emerging talent. These venues are frequently found in urban and semi-urban environments. Submit your art for review with the gallery manager.<ref>http://www.businessinsider.com/8-ways-an-artist-can-make-money-2013-11</ref>[[Image:Be a Painter Step 17.jpg|center]]


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