Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Rent Your Display
I added the option to list display equipment for rent in the For Sale and Trade forum. If you have display equipment sitting around that you only use a few times a year, why not have it generate some extra money for you. I rent my Pro Panels out a few times a year and they have paid for themselves a few times over.…
Help Getting Accepted into Art Shows - Part 2
My next article is detailed information on how to take good jewelry photographs describing the camera and lighting equipment and some tips on how to use it.
The most difficult type of artwork to photograph is jewelry. That’s because of it’s small size and that it can have many reflective surfaces. And because of it’s small size, it’s very difficult to keep the entire piece in focus. Also the jewelry medium is the most…Continue
Help Getting Accepted into Art Shows
I finally got around to listening to the podcast on reasons why you don't get into shows. Listening to the three show directors discuss ways to help your chances of getting into shows made me realize I need to republish some of my articles here on Art Fair Insiders.
The three factors discussed in the podcast are, 1 - your images, 2 - your booth and 3 - the artist statement.
I'll start with my article on how to photograph…
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