Tag Archives: business

Guest Post: Scheduling and Staying Focused

This week’s post is by fellow Vancouver (Washington) artist Katie Berggren, best known for her paintings of intimate moments of motherhood.  I encourage you to follow the links at the end of this post to find out more about her … Continue reading

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Just. Let. Go. (The Path to Serenity)

“In business, you have to look at whether or not you are going to make a profit.  There are two kinds of profit – monetary and emotional.  First you have to determine if you will make any money.  Then you … Continue reading

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The Art of Prioritizing

So … you have 30 tasks you feel MUST be done today, and time to do about 20 of them.  What do you do?  Work yourself until you are so exhausted you can’t remain upright any longer, then claw your … Continue reading

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Organization Supports Creativity

Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up. ~ A. A. Milne People often imagine artist’s studios strewn about with tubes of paint, various trinkets, well-used paint … Continue reading

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The Journey to (and Through) My First Mural (Pt. 2 of 3 – Preparation)

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This is Pt. 2 of a three part series about what went in to completing my first mural.  “Pt. 1 of 3 – Inspiration” tells you about what led me to want to do a mural – read it here.  … Continue reading

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Why Does Art Cost So Much? (Part Five – Getting the Work Seen)

This is part five of a six part series entitled, “Why Does Art Cost So Much?”.  You can read Part One (Intro), Part Two (Materials), Part Three (The Price of Presentation) and Part Four (Time is Money) by checking out … Continue reading

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“Why Does Art Cost So Much?” (Part Three – The Price of Presentation)

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This is part three of the series, “Why Does Art Cost So Much?”.  You can catch up with Part One – Introduction and Part Two – Materials in the archives or by clicking the hyperlinks above. The Roman Poet Titus … Continue reading

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