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Repost: Artwork Photography Guide
The Art League Blog is on vacation this week, so we’re reposting some of our most popular resources on sharing your art online! Please enjoy this post from the vault, originally published August 13, 2015. Much like framing your artwork, photographing it is one of those things that can feel like a chore: necessary for entering exhibits and selling work, but not easy to do. One option is to pay a professional (see the bottom of this post for recommendations). Another is to try it yourself. If you’ve attempted photographing… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, August 18, 2016By The Art League
Greenbelt Recreation Department Presents Free August Arts Programs for All Ages
Ladies and gentlemen boys and girls children of all ages are invited to enjoy free circus-themed performances and hands-on arts this August! A rainbow of colors will be right in your hand at a free painting and printmaking workshop with artist Kathy Karlson. Join Kathy at a Community Art Drop-In at the Greenbelt Community Center on Sunday August 7 1-3 PM. Reservations are not required and all materials will be provided. This event takes place at the Greenbelt Community Center located at 15 Crescent Road in Greenbelt Maryland where Kathy… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Repost: Starting an Artist Blog
Artwork by Nancy Freeman. The Art League Blog is on vacation this week, so we’re reposting some of our most popular resources on sharing your art online! Please enjoy this post from the vault, originally published September 20, 2012. Artists: do you blog? Have you considered starting one? If you have spare time, blogging can be a great way to keep in touch with the people who follow your work, and a place for new people to find you. Why blog? There are lots of reasons, but here are a… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, August 17, 2016By The Art League
Proposals Sought To Help Envision Rockvilles Future
F.E.A.S.T. (Funding Emerging Art with Sustainable Tactics) at VisArts is calling for project proposals to be eligible for an immediate democratically-funded micro grant of up to $1000. This years theme: Future Framers: Envisioning Rockville in 2040. The organization welcomes project proposals from artists thinkers and organizations who are thinking creatively about the future. What voices stories platforms food services or experiences are currently missing or hidden? Imagine and implement creative actions events and experiences. Explore alternative economies architectures or modes of transportation that might be present in 2040 and beyond.… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Repost: Email Newsletters for Artists in Three Steps
The Art League Blog is on vacation this week, so we’re reposting some of our most popular resources on sharing your art online! Please enjoy this post from the vault, originally published July 9, 2014. We’ve written extensively about using social media and blogs to promote your art, but we haven’t really touched on the most powerful part of an artist’s online toolkit: email. Studies show that email is still the best way to reach your fans: subscribers are more interested in your news (and more likely to see… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, August 16, 2016By The Art League
Teaching Opportunities With Arts On A Roll
Arts on a Roll is our mobile on-demand arts program that provides engaging and affordable arts services to the community. Were always on the look-out for artist educators in theatre performance digital media (videographers photographers computer animators audio technicians etc.) dancers/choreographers musicians/vocalists visual artists (painters sculptors photographers etc.) and creative writers/poets. Arts on a Roll is in immediate need of visual artists and musicians/vocalists teaching artists who are available on weekdays and teaching artists who have experience working with people with disabilities. The ideal candidate: Has least 1 year of… ... Read More
Published on Monday, August 15, 2016
Repost: What To Post As an Artist on Social Media
Illustration by Casey Webb The Art League Blog is on vacation this week, so we’re reposting some of our most popular resources on sharing your art online! Please enjoy this post from the vault, originally published July 2, 2014. This guest post comes to us from Casey Webb of Jung Katz, a blog for artists and creatives, where this was first published. Casey is an artist whose primary passions are business and creating art that’s personal to her. Together with Joey Souza, also of Jung Katz, she has a social media… ... Read More
Published on Monday, August 15, 2016By Guest Blogger
Repost: Protecting Images of Your Artwork Online
The Art League Blog is on vacation this week, so we’re reposting some of our most popular resources on sharing your art online! Please enjoy this post from the vault, originally published January 9, 2013. If you’re on Facebook, Flickr, or a blog to promote your artwork, you hopefully also have some images of your work. That’s great! In the low-attention-span world of the Internet, photos are the best way to grab someone’s attention — especially someone looking for art. But what about when someone wants to steal your work?… ... Read More
Published on Friday, August 12, 2016By The Art League
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