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Artist, Author, and Rule Breaker
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Are your walls ready for summer? Surround yourself in the juicy colors of the season. Art: Summer Wonder The original has sold but prints on paper, canvas, metal, and wood are available here: https://linda-woods.pixels.com/featured/summer-wonder-art-by-linda-woods-linda-woods.html Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at I Am Art
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It's a brand new year and Mercury In Retrograde is right around the corner. I like to start my year knowing exactly when I need to check my tires, back up my computer, and be wary of everything way ahead... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2017 at I Am Art
I am glad it helped!
Toggle Commented Apr 9, 2017 on Professional Ghosters at I Am Art
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When you start branching out and your art starts to sell, you will encounter many kinds of clients who like your art and want it for whatever project they are working on. Store buyers, magazine editors, interior designers, art consultants... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2017 at I Am Art
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Being an artist does not mean making great art every time. Being an artist just means making art. It means expressing yourself. One of the popular social media trends for artists is "doing it for the process." Artists will say... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2017 at I Am Art
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Imagine if you walked into a new store and the greeter by the door immediately asked you for a list of your friends and their email addresses then followed you on social media and while you looked at the merchandise,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2017 at I Am Art
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Once you start getting into the social media marketing game for your art, you find out very fast that you will not have time to be everywhere or be everything to everyone. In addition to making the art, you have... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at I Am Art
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As a career artist, one thing I hear a lot from friends who are exploring creativity is "I'd love to come over and have an art day with you." When art is your job, every day is an art day.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at I Am Art
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One of the dreams being sold on social media the last few years is all about art licensing. As someone who has licensed her photography and art for years, I don't quite get what the deal is with the obsession.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at I Am Art
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I was going to save this topic for later but now seems the perfect time. It is challenging to try to sell your art under normal circumstances but it can feel hopeless when some life altering event happens for most... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at I Am Art
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You can be an artist and not sell your art. You may find as you go through the steps to become an artist for profit that you don't really like being a business. That happens sometimes. It's totally ok to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at I Am Art
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Since there is some big football game happening this weekend, it seems a good time to sneak in a pay what you can original! I have no idea what two teams are playing but I know I love artichoke dip... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2017 at I Am Art
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In addition to posting your art online, it is equally important to gain real world followers, fans, and buyers. Participating in your local art scene is a really good way to get connected to buyers, other artists, and opportunity. It's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2017 at I Am Art
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Part 2: It can be really frustrating when you are just starting out on social media and you see people with 7 posts and 25k followers. People, those are fake followers. They were bought for $14 and anyone can buy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2017 at I Am Art
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Part 1: In order to sell your art, people have to see it. If you are reading this online then obviously you know how to use the basics of instagram or facebook. That is half the battle. Times have changed... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2017 at I Am Art
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Now you have created a bunch of art, done your research, you know how to describe what it is you create. You can just fill your etsy shop with well-tagged art, tell people once about it, and the cash will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2017 at I Am Art
Once you figure out what your style is, it is so much easier to put your work out there! You dont have to fear the moment someone asks you what you do :)
Toggle Commented Jan 15, 2017 on Be the expert on your art. at I Am Art
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In addition to stepping away from social media for a few hours to learn about art history, take a look at your bookshelf. Are there books about artists you like or are there mostly how-to books? Of course by books,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2017 at I Am Art
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Sometimes it seems it sounds more cool to say you are a self-taught artist. This makes no sense to me. Even if you go to art school (I did), you have to have a portfolio and skills before they accept... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2017 at I Am Art
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Lately my feeds have been flooded with artists promoting "instagram for artists" classes they are teaching instead of sharing or promoting their art. I cringe when I see this. I feel bad for every new artist struggling to figure out... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2017 at I Am Art
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Art does not have rules and neither do coffee mugs. New I Am Art mugs are now available in my shop and you can fill them with whatever YOU want. I Am Art Inked Mug: http://linda-woods.pixels.com/products/i-am-art-black-ink-art-by-linda-woods-linda-woods-coffee-mug.html Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at I Am Art
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Modern art does not have to be black and white. Rich neutrals add texture and color to create soothing spaces. "Cirkel" is new series of modern art in warm tones: http://linda-woods.pixels.com/collections/modern+art Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at I Am Art
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It is the season of gift-giving which means it is also the season to be thankful for those gifts and the people giving them. Saying thanks with a handwritten note is also a gift. I have a variety of all... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at I Am Art
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I think there is something so pretty and mysterious about the combination of black and blush. This is a painting from my New Frontiers series. http://linda-woods.pixels.com/collections/new+frontiers+series Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2016 at I Am Art
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Whether a large abstract or a fun bathroom print, all of my art is inspired by my life. There are 4 siblings in my family and we all shared one bathroom growing up. Two boys, two girls. Bathroom prints can... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2016 at I Am Art