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Editor Online Interview: Brittany VanSnepson

What first attracted you to F+W? I first discovered F+W through their writing department: Writer’s Digest. As a writer, I soaked up as much as I could then, when I decided to go into publishing, I just naturally gravitated towards their market books. From there, I pretty much utilized their advice...

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Free Comic Book Day is Here!

Are you geeking out over one of the biggest days in a nerd’s life? Then you’ve come to the right place! For Free Comic Book Day, the IMPACT community is giving out a free downloadable excerpt from some of their how-to-draw comic books! Seriously, what more could a person want? So...

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Creative Problem Solving for Artists: Planning for the Unthinkable

Here at Artist’s Market Online, we’re all about planning for the future, whether that means creating a solid business plan or learning the latest skills and technology for your creative trade. However, there are some events that you just can’t plan for and can have serious repercussions on your career. In...

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How to Send an Invoice

Yes, you probably had grander things in mind when you became an artist, but keeping up with paperwork and sending invoices is a key component to running your art business. In this installment of our How to Stay on Track & Get Paid series, we’ll cover everything invoices, from how to...

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Achieve Your Career Goals

When I was a little kid, I was the one who was always toting around a billion books in my wake. It didn’t matter if it was fiction or non-fiction, big or small – if it was a book, I’d read it. So, it came as no surprise that when I...

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Achieve Your Art and Photography Dreams in the New Year

Achieve Your Dreams Happy New Year! I like the idea of having a new year’s dream rather than a resolution. It sounds so hopeful and unintimidating. I think a dream can be just as effective as a resolution, provided that the “dreaming” is followed by a fair amount of “doing.” So,...

Get Organized & Increase Your Profits by Peleg Top

How to Get Organized Getting organized may not seem that interesting, or maybe you don’t think it’s a top priority for your creative business right now, but Ben Franklin was onto something: it can increase your profits. Are you interested now? I thought so. Business mentor Peleg Top has taught creative...

Fun Friday: Frozen Niagara Falls and Classic Paintings Spring to Life

We’re settling in for another cold, snowy weekend here in Cincinnati, so how about a little art and photography fun to warm you up? To start, the continuing cold weather brings to mind this slideshow of amazing photographs of frozen Niagara Falls, taken during last week’s Polar Vortex. Visitors and photographers...

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Holiday Sweepstakes on Artist’s Network: Win free art supplies!

Artist’s Network’s annual holiday giveaway is back! Between now and December 19, enter to win a great assortment of free art supplies. Tomorrow’s giveaway is for 9 Raymar Belgian linen panels, and the final giveaway is for a $1000 Dick Blick gift card. Other prizes include a framing certificate, painting surfaces,...