Why sometimes my oil paintings can look like watercolour even though water never goes anywhere near the canvas!
I’ve been going to the new Forest show every year since I was a child. I’ve been exhibiting there as a trader for the past three years and this show never fails to disappoint. So if you’ve never been before, or if you haven’t been for a little while; here in my top 10 reasons why the New Forest show in Brokenhurst in the heart of the new forest is the place to be on the 24th 25th and 26 July.
On Thursday evening hundreds of business people from across South Wiltshire and the Salisbury area gathered together in the city hall for the SW business of the year awards. I’m delighted to announce that I made it as a finalist in the Enterprising Women in Business category.
Or is it the business of good art?
"Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art" Andy Warhol made this observation back in the 1960s.
Last week, whilst listening to Six Music in my studio, painting away without a care in the world, I heard the most interesting statistic I've ever heard about art.
Only 0.5% of British homes have original art hung on the walls. Half a percent. Seriously?
[I'm guessing this doesn't include the kids pictures on the fridge].
I was shocked. But this was only half the quote.
78% of French homes have original art adorning their walls.
How to make new year resolutions you can really stick to.
Today I put new dates onto my site about art classes in Salisbury. Without sending an email, posting anything on Facebook or telling anyone about it, some places have sold already!
During my years as a teacher I was used to planning way in advance. I apply the same strategy to my business. This is probably more useful to my readers who are fellow artists and running their own business, but I'm sharing this with anyone on my blog.
I've been reading Lisa Jacobs' blog for years and its really helped me plan my business and get develop a strategy, I'm not just an artist, I'm running an art business.
Lisa is a PRO at helping online entrepreneurs excel to the next level. Her strategies are tested and proven to win! Watch “Become a Better Business Strategist” when you sign up here (it’s free): https://iw250.isrefer.com/go/vid1optin/Louiselutonart
I'm booking out my diary for 2018 already...if you can't face it just yet, watch this vid, it's a great start to get you thinking about your next step in business.
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