Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
I've been really busy lately, including having rotator cuff surgery three weeks ago. But this weekend I finally had time to write an article that's been on my mind for a few months now. From time to time I get asked by jewelers how to take their own professional quality pictures of their work. So I wrote a detailed article about the equipment I have and some tips on how to use it.…Continue
There's a new forum on Art fair Insiders called Ask the Photographer.
I've been working with artists for years, walking them through getting better jury images of their artwork. Here are examples of my own jury image photography.…
Captain's Log, stardate 2821.5. In the Star Trek episode “The Galileo Seven”, Spock is adrift in the Galileo shuttlecraft with almost no hope of being rescued by Captain Kirk and the Enterprise. By jettisoning the remaining fuel of the shuttlecraft and igniting it, he is essentially sending out a Hail Mary pass.
After doing two miserable shows last year, I had decided I wouldn't do any shows this year (and maybe not ever…Continue
I think most artists are old enough to appreciate this.
A cool story. I know many artists who have who have sold artwork to celebrities or have seen celebrities walking shows they have exhibited at. But this is a different kind of situation.
Last week I got a call to scan artwork to create high resolution digital images for reproduction. The artwork I scanned were drawings by guitarist Denny Laine, one of the founding members of the Moody Blues in the mid 1960's.…Continue