Beyond the Easel - Professional Development for Visual Artists
Sample Microsoft Excel spreadsheet for bookkeeping - open then "save as' on your computer. edit as you need
Basic Consignment Contract - downloadable in rich text
Please note that I do not endorse payment for any service.
Do your research before paying for anything.
There are other resources out there. Search and you shall find.
http://blogs.eciad.ca/wc/?page_id=948 (handouts on writing statements, CV and proposals with examples)
Paul Klein on how to succeed as an Artist - excellent! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcTYhaA72iY
Writing the Artist Statement: Revealing the True Spirit of Your Work Paperback
ART/WORK: Everything You Need to Know (and Do) As You Pursue Your Art Career Paperback
Heather Darcy Bhandari and Jonathan Melber
How to Sell Art: A Systematic Approach to Creating Relationships with Collectors and Closing the Sale
Horejs, J. Jason
Studio Handbook for Working Artists: A Survival Manual
The Business of Being an Artist
Daniel Grant (Author)
Clear Seeing Place
Savvy Painting podcast – interviews with successful artists and business people. https://savvypainter.com/
There is a ton of online resources for working with social media. Some cost money.
It comes down to consistency and content. It takes time. Algorithms are constantly changing. You will learn as you go. Be prepared to occasionally spend money on post boosts and ads.
Apps for Social Media Marketing
When you put your images online they are there forever. In 30 days your name won’t beside your image. Watermark your images so people know it’s your work and can find you.
I use an iphone. These are what I use. There are others out there. Listed in order of importance to me.
Search in your app store
iWatermark - watermarks your photos with your copyright
Skew – straightens images
WallPicture – pricing but excellent puts your art on their wall