Getting a Gig: Websites

An artist website should function as the central hub of your career. Make the best of this online portfolio by reading tips from illustrator, Matt Rota.

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Getting a Gig: Reaching Out

Getting a Gig: Reaching Out

How do you make your connections? Get clients to see your work by knowing how to write the emails, how to respond, and how to organize who you are contacting.

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How Important Is Reading the Terms of Service?

How Important Is Reading the Terms of Service?

Terms of Service lay out the rules for using a website and those rules aren't always in your favor. Maybe, instead, you should be asking yourself if you still want to maintain the exclusive rights to your art? That may sound severe but it is something people need to...

How to License Your Art Successfully

How to License Your Art Successfully

Art licensing today is a lucrative industry and a great way to supplement your art income. Find out how to approach buyers that may want to license your art or whether it is better for you to just hire a licensing agent to do it for you.

Why Businesses Should Always Have a Model Release

Why Businesses Should Always Have a Model Release

Let’s start with some advice: Any graphic materials that promote something; whether products, businesses, or charitable causes, and the graphics contain images of recognizable people, -- always have those people sign a model release. Of course, there are...

How An Art Dealer Decides

How An Art Dealer Decides

We sat down with Gallery Owner MK Semos for her take on making a living in the arts, developing an awesome gallery-program, and why she chooses to take on an artist.

The Basics of Insurance for Artists

The Basics of Insurance for Artists

There are many legal aspects of running an art-related business that could be fairly characterized as less than interesting, but few topics inspire more blank stares, or glazed-over eyes, faster than insurance. Like a lot of legal topics, thinking about insurance...