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Want to Buy: Pro Panel set for 10x10 tent

Started on Saturday 0 Replies

Looking to buy a full set of light or dark gray pro panels for a 10x10 tent.I have a set of white , 7ft. Flourish mesh panels that I could potentially trade as well.I'm located in Metro Detroit.Continue

Selling unmatted photos?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fletcher Dean Jun 22. 3 Replies

I'm coming up on my first show in a couple weeks and I'm wondering if trying to sell the smaller size photos umatted is something I should be considering? Basically just a photo with a backing board…Continue

Looking to buy/rent a canopy in Metro Detroit

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Doane Jun 18. 3 Replies

Hi all,Just wondering if anyone is aware of someone that might be selling a canopy setup (or renting one out) reasonably close to Metro Detroit?-CDContinue

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Want to Buy: Pro Panel set for 10x10 tent

Looking to buy a full set of light or dark gray pro panels for a 10x10 tent.I have a set of white , 7ft. Flourish mesh panels that I could potentially trade as well.I'm located in Metro Detroit.See More
Saturday
Chris Doane replied to Kyle Passini's discussion Original Pro Panels Dark Gray for Sale
"Hi Kyle, Where are you located? -CD"
Oct 4
Chris Doane replied to Wendy Zumpano's discussion Showoff and Flourish mesh walls for sale $750
"Do you have photos of the bins?"
Jul 29
Fletcher Dean replied to Chris Doane's discussion Selling unmatted photos?
"Tough question that you might want to consider on a show-by-show basis. Certainly if you're in an arts & crafts show, don't hesitate to sell the unmatted prints. The show's price point is already low and sometimes people will only…"
Jun 22
S Brian Berkun replied to Chris Doane's discussion Selling unmatted photos?
"There are at least two sides to every decision. Certainly true that some buyers will want to be able to "pick the mat color" and frame, etc for their print but I've always felt that selling prints that way was somewhat disingenuous as…"
Jun 22
Larry Sohn replied to Chris Doane's discussion Selling unmatted photos?
"I think it looks as you stated. Many shows will only allow a limited number of "bin prints". Everything else must be finished - hung, and ready for the customer to hang."
Jun 21
Chris Doane posted a discussion

Selling unmatted photos?

I'm coming up on my first show in a couple weeks and I'm wondering if trying to sell the smaller size photos umatted is something I should be considering? Basically just a photo with a backing board in a bag.I'd seen an example or two of that at some shows I went to last year, and I've seen a little discussion of it on here.I get that it reduces cost, and that letting the buyer pick the mat color they want could be a good thing. But I'm just wondering if it might look a little bad/cheap overall?See More
Jun 21
Chris Doane replied to Chris Doane's discussion Looking to buy/rent a canopy in Metro Detroit
"Hi Becca, I sent you an email this morning. Not sure if you're still looking to sell it?"
Jun 18
Chris Doane replied to Chris Doane's discussion Looking to buy/rent a canopy in Metro Detroit
"Oh that might be perfect. Let's talk when you're back home."
Jun 8
Becca Schlaff replied to Chris Doane's discussion Looking to buy/rent a canopy in Metro Detroit
"Hi CD!  I live in East Lansing, MI.  How soon are you looking for something?  I've been meaning to get the ball rolling on selling my TrimLine canopy...I peeked on here to see what interest was out there and I just had to reach…"
Jun 7
Chris Doane posted a discussion

Looking to buy/rent a canopy in Metro Detroit

Hi all,Just wondering if anyone is aware of someone that might be selling a canopy setup (or renting one out) reasonably close to Metro Detroit?-CDSee More
Jun 5
Connie Mettler left a comment for Chris Doane
"Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Chris. We’re so glad you joined us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful and that you’ll share your ideas and experiences, ask questions and join the discussions. The site is only as good as the members…"
Mar 14
Christina L. Towell left a comment for Chris Doane
"Hi Chris, Welcome fellow Michigander!  We're delighted to have you joining our community of artists and artisans and hope you'll find the site beneficial as you begin this new chapter.  Thanks and best of luck as you move forward."
Mar 10

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At 11:13am on March 10, 2018, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Chris,

Welcome fellow Michigander!  We're delighted to have you joining our community of artists and artisans and hope you'll find the site beneficial as you begin this new chapter.  Thanks and best of luck as you move forward.

At 5:58pm on March 14, 2018, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Chris. We’re so glad you joined us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful and that you’ll share your ideas and experiences, ask questions and join the discussions. The site is only as good as the members make it. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike.

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