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tips for Artists Open Studios

Tips for Artists Open Studios [18]

Open Studio season is coming up... whether you are an old hand or this is your first year showing in this way we have some ideas for promotion and things to do in advance,  during and after so that you make the best of your Open House…
Art Juice podcast art marketing

Rising to new challenges in marketing and promotion [17]

This week we have a wide-ranging discussion about promotion for recent projects. Promoting yourself can feel daunting so we have a few ideas for places you can update so that people can find out what's going on in your world. In addition, we…

Creating your Magic Circle [16]

Does your family have a creative background? Is your creative streak viewed with suspicion or disbelief. It can be hard to make art if this is what surrounds us so we review our personal histories and how we've made changes to the things which…
How to sell art your way

Selling your art your way [15]

"How can I sell more of my work?" is one of the biggest questions artists want answered But if the answer is as individual as your art, where do you begin. For us, it's not what most of the sales experts tell you to do! We also discuss how…
Art Juice podcast choosing artist submissions

How to be selective about submissions [14]

Have you ever wondered quite what the point is in entering shows, or whether it's worth your while? This one is for you! This week Alice has been turning her feelings around by getting stuck into things and honouring her promises…
Does your art need a gimmick to succeed?

Does your art need a gimmick to succeed? [13]

Does your art need a gimmick to succeed? If art has a quickly recognisable ‘hook’ does that make it easier to sell? This week Alice has been learning the value of taking detours - Louise is in flow with her work and both have…
The reality of being an artist

The artist life- fantasy vs. reality [12]

A question from a listener leads us into a wide-ranging discussion about the artist life. Many feel a frustration about limited time to spend on their work and don't feel it counts alongside another career, but a recent study by The Arts council…
Art Juice podcast image investing in your art

What are you willing to invest? [11]

This week we’re discussing investments - not stocks and bonds, but the kind of investments you make (or don’t make) in yourself and your art practice.  Louise is finishing teaching her second course and after 5 months of…
Artist wise advice

Get wiser quicker - learn from our mistakes! [10]

Often we only get better at something by doing it wrong first. But it's very tempting to do something once, not get the results you wished for - and then give up. If something's worth doing then it's worth sticking with so you actually have…
Art Juice podcast episode 9 framing and titles

Choosing frames and titles [9]

Framing can be a challenge for us all. It’s expensive and there are so many options. If you paint on board or canvas, is it even necessary? If you do decide to add a frame, what style works best? Today we’re going to delve into…
Art Juice podcast Artist attitude

Are you an artist with attitude [8]

This is really a juicy one. What happens when your work culminates in a show - but you’re still feeling dissatisfied? There is no doubt that making art is an emotional journey. Showing or selling it can feel even more raw - but it depends…
Art Juice podcast - making time for art

Help! I never have enough time [7]

Have you ever panicked that you don't have enough time left? Or that you are not spending long enough on your art? Maybe you have fixed ideas about how much time you need before you even begin, and this is stopping you even get started.…