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Consider Adding Watermarks To Your Images

A watermark is a logo or name that is placed on top of an image. Watermarks credit you as the artist of your image and it is very difficult for anyone to remove/change this. The one most used is the copyright notice, best known as the C symbol (©), plus the year the work was…

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Protecting Your Art On Your Website

There’s no doubt that posting your work online can be risky. At the same time, in this increasingly digital art world, online exposure is often critical to an artist’s success. While nothing is foolproof, there are some measures you can take to help protect your art on the web. Only Publish Small, Low-Resolution Images A small,…

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Promotion – Print on Demand

I’m excited to share with you a promotion that fineartAmerica is offering  this month. When you buy any one of the gift items with my art image, you will get a gift certificate on checkout for $100 worth of wine from Naked Wines of Napa California. These products make fabulous gifts.Take a peek at just…

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How to Protect your Art

Always Sign Your Name On Your Work This is the first step in protecting your art against copyright violation. Adapt the habit of signing all your works, preferably with the year of completion. You must always sign your artwork once it is finished. You could do it discreetly in a corner, or make you signature…

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Becoming a better artist

When I did Corporate Consulting I followed Steven Covey’s principles laid out inhis book: Seven Habits of Highly Successful People. These have now been adapted to helping us artists. 7 Habits of Highly Effective Artists and Creatives https://youtu.be/1tGNkAwrBD0

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So what is copyright? And why is it important to me?

One NY city gallery wrote about this back in 2017 For the art world, the internet is a lot like the American frontier: full of opportunity and promise – but also a place to be wary. Today, with just a few clicks, you can share your art with a worldwide audience, meet and acquire new collectors and…

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Today’s Date with WordPress

I finally decided to bite the bullet and set up this WordPress website and blog. It’s here. I have committed to it. Hopefully your enjoying and learning here. I have already purchased the website artbykarlene.com on Google sites so I have much to learn about how to transfer that to WordPress. Boy, all this is…

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How to catalog creations?

I have many of my works catalogued and safely copyrighted on Moi.com.This is a wonderful Canadian site specifically designed for artists. Their business model is ‘Pay what you can’. I love that! since I can’t yet pay much. After I uploaded my creations, they do all the protecting stuff for me. Moi automatically created a…

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Print on Demand

You may want to consider this relatively new way of getting paid for your artwork. Pixels.com is one of the distribution channels. This is the way they describe what they offer: Welcome to the largest, fastest-growing art and photography community in the world.  Pixels is the premier online marketplace for buying and selling original art,…

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