Art Business

Learn tips and professional advice on how to sell your art, as well as guidance for maintaining your website or blog, staying organized, and other important aspects of art business.

5 Reasons Why You Should Share Your Art

The greatest tool artists have at their disposal is a camera. Cameras—especially on smart phones—allow you to share your art with the world, making it possible for someone to fawn over your latest art journal spread while sitting in a café in Malta. But could your artwork and your expertise have an even bigger reach?…

Explore creative spaces in the new eMagazine, Labor of Love

Few things make me happier than looking at the studios and workspaces of creative people. Glimpsing their tools, materials, organization methods, and artwork allows me a rare peek into their imaginative brains to find inspiration. I have a feeling you love seeing creative spaces, too. That's why I'm excited to tell you about something new…

6 Tips for Selling Your Art

You know that you can come to Cloth Paper Scissors for art inspiration and new mixed-media techniques, but a benefit to subscribing ensures that you won’t miss out on the extras, such as the business side of making art. For example, in this excerpt from a feature article by Cate Prato, you’re bound to learn…

DIY Picture Framing and How to Hang Photos on a Wall

Enjoy these creative ways to hang photos on a wall, as well as a guide to DIY framing. ***The free download link is below for logged-in users. To access Cloth Paper Scissors web extras, bonus patterns, tips, techniques, and more—all absolutely FREE—please register or sign in.

Taking the Next Step: Going Public With Your Art

Are you ready? The much-anticipated Spring issue of Artists & Makers is hot off the presses, and it’s 100 pages of awesome. “This issue is all about going public–but we’re not talking about trading stocks on Wall Street,” says Editorial Director Jeannine Stein. “For artists, going public means creating public art, building a website, engaging…