March 2, 2024


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Ep 115 – 31 Ways to Share your Art on Social Media and Real Life

In today’s podcast, we are providing you 31 ideas of how to share your artwork on social media and in serious life! It is not usually simple for us to obtain new approaches to share matters devoid of remaining repetitive, but you really do not normally just have to share your physical art. There are lots of various strategies you can interact your viewers.

31 Ways to Share your Art on Social Media and Real Life

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Inquire your followers for recommendations

So a person truly good put to begin is to request your followers for tips of what to attract/paint following. I consider folks appreciate to really feel like they are part of the method, so making it possible for them to get involved in some way is a wonderful way of engaging with your viewers.

Share exactly where you obtain your inspiration

One thing else you can do, is to share exactly where you come across your inspiration – So as an case in point, I produced a small video of me exhibiting the crushed coke can that I almost threw in the bin, but then realised it would be lovely to paint, so I talked about that. But be imaginative. I could share myself polishing off a bottle of wine ‘for exploration puposes’… Men and women appreciate that stuff!

Photograph your workspace

This could be a distant look at or focussing on on some of your elements in your workspace.

Photograph or video by yourself working or close to your art

You could do this in an about the shoulder type of watch or from in entrance of you. Examine out an artist named Carmel Jenkin on Instagram for this, she is excellent at photographs and films of herself with her function.

I whilst in the past I attempted a suggestion from an additional artist Andrea Ehrhardt (ep 86) who recommended photographing by yourself in front of a basic qualifications keeping or up coming to your art. You can batch do a load at after. If you operate the similar sizing you can also photograph your self with a blank canvas and photoshop your painting in later on.

Exhibit shut up element of your get the job done

Display close up detail of your get the job done on Social media and request your audience to guess what it is. Or you could build a brief shut up video of you painting a tiny place. Persons appreciate guessing online games and again, it is a good way of receiving your followers to engage with you.

You could also show your operate in progress

I do this a fair bit on my instagram.

Share secrets or guidelines about your approach

for instance I like to use kiddie sponge brushes and I make my history faces by drawing with the dropper bottle prime.

Share issues you experience and how you fix them

Communicate about your favorite components

Even though you’ve obtained a piece of operate on the go, get the opportunity to speak about your favourite artwork supplies, possibly do a minor demonstration or assessment. These points do not consider much time if you are previously operating on some thing, it is not like you have obtained to established a thing up.

Request your audience for responses

You could even talk to your viewers for feedback – Is it finished?

Generate a time-lapse of your process, from start to end

This is a little something I pretty significantly usually do now. As nicely as currently being superior for social media, it is also helpful to appear back and see how you attained an effect. I started out off filming all my timelapses horizontal (or I tried to shoot vertical and horizontal at the very same time)but have now switched to vertical as I am locating that performs greater for instagram and is great for Twitter and Fb too.

Inquire your audience—What’s the tale at the rear of this piece… Or, what’s the caption?

Eva Falck-Wall Simpson does this sometimes. She creates a drawing of men and women which begins off as random lines and then asks people to arrive up with a tale

You could ask for suggestions for a title for your hottest piece

I signify I would not do this personally, due to the fact I like coming up with titles but I know there are a good deal of artists out there that don’t love that.

Request your audience to vote on a body

Inquire your audience to vote on a frame, working with one of individuals mock-up apps. And people apps are a outstanding way to display your audience how your artwork could glimpse framed on a wall.

Generate a straightforward tutorial

This could be as basic as showing the substance in your hand with a little bit of text and then showing how you use it.

Share toss-backs

There is a thing called Throwback Thursday on Instagram and this is a great time to display off some of your older artwork that you like.

Put up the similar piece of artwork in intriguing strategies

Post the similar piece of artwork in attention-grabbing ways. It does not usually have to be a tedious facial area on cropped shot… I’ve viewed some beautiful illustrations of this on instagram… You could present your perform on it is easel or with your artwork tools… You could exhibit it propped on a dressed surface… perhaps with a plant, a cup of coffee and some fairy lights… You could be keeping the piece… be imaginative!

Share how ideal to hang and exhibit artwork in your house

A different factor you could do is share how finest to hold and display screen artwork in your home…. It is constantly good if you can show your piece shown in a actual ecosystem.

Discuss about your favorite e book

You could video by yourself flicking via some pages or photograph a number of pages of your favourite artwork guide and communicate about the best.

Converse about the artists who inspire you

You could make a article chatting about the artists who inspire you. Perhaps you could share some of their art and tag them in the write-up

Share your have favorite piece and discuss about why you like it

Maybe there is a story guiding it you could share.

Share what you do when you are not generating

It does not always have to be about the art. Men and women like to get to know the artist also. Probably a clip of you walking your pet dog and getting a break from the easel.. I not too long ago made a online video of myself cleaning my art studio!

Do a Facebook Dwell Q & A

Now I am not very confident if I am brave ample for this nevertheless, what about you Sandra?

I do like one thing that Anna Zubarev does which is to talk art with one more artist are living on Instagram even though they are the two earning artwork.

Obtain recommendations

Accumulate testimonials about your artwork and share them to Social Media

Share you packing process

You could share you packing process… some thing I wish I had completed when I was packing my portray to send out to London.

You could provide information on how to treatment for an artwork

You could share studio recommendations

How you thoroughly clean your brushes, for case in point.

Be susceptible about your system and your lifestyle as an artist

You could discuss about the issues that have gone completely wrong or how you are emotion if you are having a slump.

Talk to to hang yout art in a community gallery or espresso shop

And it does not have to be all about social media. Check with to dangle your perform in community cafes, pubs or gallery’s. Just make confident you belief them to appear ater it!

Have an artist’s e-newsletter

An additional detail you can do is to have a publication that people can sign up for. That’s a terrific way of keeping people updated on on new work and reminding men and women that you are still producing art!

Just start sharing…

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If you could change your Artist title to some thing else, what would it be and why?

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