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Savvy Painter is a weekly podcast for artists who mean business. Antrese Wood talks to experts in the field about the business of art and how it gets created. Want to know how leaders in the fine art world of plein-air and landscape painting got their start? What habits do top artists have in common? Every week, we talk about representational painting, abstract art, alla prima painting, art competitions, art materials, watercolor, oil painting, how to get into an art gallery, how to succeed ...
 
Want to learn how to sell and market your art? Whether you are looking for inspiration for your art or learn the perspiration of the work of art, you've come to the right place. It’s perfect to learn the practical strategies you need to learn to sell your art plus develop a confident mindset in order to succeed. Not only is profiting from your passion possible but it is also common. We also dive into topics such as social media marketing - like Instagram and Facebook, selling art in gallerie ...
 
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How do you feel about the big idea you’ve been keeping on the back burner? Does the thought of executing your big idea fill you with excitement, dread, or somewhere in-between? Those big creative ideas that bubble up deserve their time to shine - so what are you waiting for? Let’s face it, most of us shy away from pulling the trigger on a big idea …
 
Today, we’re talking all about how this time is shaping my art practice, and the lessons for you on bringing playfulness into your art. In this podcast, you will discover... Why you need to embrace your inner weirdo. Why the opposite of play is not work. The opposite of play is depression -- so to lift yourself out of depression, you need to bring …
 
Today, we’re talking all about how to use SEO to sell more art! In this podcast, you will discover... What SEO is and why should you care about it How to do keyword research 3 ways to help art collectors find you right now For full show notes, go to schulmanart.com/112 Never miss an episode! Are you subscribed to my podcast? If you’re not, I want t…
 
When it comes to your time at the canvas, do you paint from observation or with reference photos and other tools? Have you had the opportunity to experiment with the size and scale of your paintings? I know that artists like you will be thrilled to hear from the brilliant and talented artist, Mike East. Mike is a representational painter who lives …
 
Today, we’re talking all about getting past the approval trap. In this podcast, you will discover... Why success and failure are on the same road… just that success is a little further along. Why it's a terrible thing to go through life with diamonds in your pockets that you don’t notice because you’re focused on other people’s jewels. Why you shou…
 
Today, we’re talking all about branding and why it matters. In this podcast, you will discover... Why your brand is more than just the colors and fonts you choose for your website. Why you can’t compartmentalize your values as a working artist. Are you censoring yourself? For full show notes, go to schulmanart.com/110 Never miss an episode! Are you…
 
Today, we’re talking all about my top core values and how’re they’re reflected at The Inspiration Place place as part of this brand, and the way I’m running my art business. I’m inviting you into this process to see how my personal values have guided my decisions over the past year with regards to this podcast and The Inspiration Place. In this pod…
 
Who was it that inspired and empowered you as you began your journey as an artist? Did you have a family member who nurtured and encouraged your creative aspirations? Maybe it was a peer or a mentor from afar - almost everyone has that special person or group of people who spurred them on as an artist. While our world continues to grow more interco…
 
Today, we’re talking all about the one thing you need to make your art business “real.” If you already consider your business real and not a hobby, make sure you have this one thing! In this podcast, you will discover... Why I never have to ask my husband’s “permission” to spend money. Why this one thing will help you make the most important decisi…
 
Today, we’re talking all about using art to heal trauma. In this podcast, you will discover... How using a visual journal is an effective form of therapy An exercise you can try today to lessen your anxiety in the face of uncertainty Some soothing to recover from the collective trauma of 2020 For full show notes, go to schulmanart.com/107 Never mis…
 
What comes to mind when you think of the word, failure? Do you start internalizing the word? Do you hear that inner voice roaring the negative talk that sends you spinning? Or have you found a way forward to understand and overcome the fear of failure that plagues so many artists? By no means will I say that I’ve discovered all the answers or every…
 
Today, we’re talking all about making your art business legal. In this podcast, you will discover... What you need to do first to set up a business! Which very important legal documents you need to have on your e-commerce website (one of these is required by law)! What the heck the difference is between an LLC, sole proprietor, and what you really …
 
Today, we’re talking about harnessing your creativity to write copy for your business and why you don’t need to use flowery language to sell your art. In this podcast, you will discover... The counterintuitive secret to get your creativity flowing (so you can come up with endless ideas for your Instagram captions, emails, and social media posts) Ho…
 
How did you get to where you are right now in your career? Can you remember and identify clear moments that brought you to where you are today? How have you evolved over the years? It’s funny how often we become unaware of the passage of time - you think you’ll be stuck in a phase FOREVER and blink - 10 years go by just like that! I’m learning to s…
 
Today, we’re talking all about imperfect allyship. In this podcast, you will discover... What practical action steps you can take to embrace being an anti-racist artist or an inclusive art educator. Why color-blindness is an inauthentic platitude that actually reinforces white supremacy. How your imperfect actions best perfect placating captions. F…
 
Today, we’re talking all about building online art classes. In this podcast, you will discover... Why there’s never been a better time for online art classes (and the data to back it up!) The 3 shortcuts that you can use to narrow down your topic (perfect if you have too many ideas and can’t decide!) Discover the 3 production pathways for building …
 
The last time we had an Office Hours episode I got a ton of positive feedback so I decided it would be good to feature another session. These topics and questions come from our Savvy Painter Growth Studio. Artists just like you who are looking for ways to hone their craft and move their creative process forward have all found a supportive environme…
 
Low self-confidence is probably the number one stumbling block I see with artists, whether they want to paint for fun or whether they want to make a career out of it. In today’s episode, we're talking all about boosting your confidence! In this podcast, you will discover... Why your words matter. 3 body language tips that will instantly boost your …
 
Today, we’re talking about all the ways you're sabotaging your own art sales. In this podcast, you will discover... Why it’s important to own your desire to be a financially successful artist The 5 factors that are contributing to under-earning disease... especially for women Why your desire to be Martha Stewart is killing your dreams For full show…
 
Have you ever stood in awe of a large scale painting? When was the last time you felt like a painting sucked you in so totally that you could almost say you lost yourself in that painting? I love to explore and encounter the sheer magnificence that large scale paintings have to offer. Here to give us a welcome peek behind the curtain of his large s…
 
Today, we’re talking all about taking inspired action! AND, it's the 100th EPISODE!!! This calls for a little celebration! And what’s a celebration without a party? In this podcast, you will discover... Why selling art is all about your energy Why the fastest way to generating more income for your art is charging higher prices Why you need a goal b…
 
If you ever wanted to write a memoir or a book about how to paint or anything else for that matter, then this episode is for you! In this podcast, you will discover... The very first thing you need to do before you begin writing a book Why most would-be-authors never get published The 3 publishing pathways and how to know which one is for you For f…
 
I’ve been hearing a lot of questions from long time listeners of the podcast and from fellow artists who are taking some of my growth courses. This episode is the result of compiling some of those questions to provide helpful answers to artists like you! I don’t have all the answers but I have picked up some helpful tips and insights over the years…
 
Today, we’re talking myths people believe about selling art. In this podcast, you will discover... The 5 things you don’t need to sell art The 5 things that you DO need to sell art How to take the next steps to sell more of your art For full show notes, go to schulmanart.com/98 Never miss an episode! Are you subscribed to my podcast? If you’re not,…
 
Today, we’re talking all about how artists use art for activism. I’m going to shine a spotlight on artists who used their art to make a difference in the world. In this podcast, you will discover... How artists throughout history have used their art to incite change, and change minds. How street artists are splashing their passion in their neighbor…
 
Do you remember that initial spark of creativity or that idea that ushered you on your journey to become an artist? For many of us, that spark was so long ago that we feel like we were born with it. Sometimes we can lose sight of our creative spark or it may even dim over the years - here to give us a powerful perspective from an impressive and sea…
 
Today, we’re talking all about people pleasing, perfectionism, and procrastination. In this podcast, you will discover... Why people-pleasing is killing your dreams Why perfectionism is a fancy name for fear Why the way you think about time leads to procrastination For full show notes, go to schulmanart.com/96 Never miss an episode! Are you subscri…
 
Today, we’re talking all about the power of coaching. In this podcast, you'll discover... How artists become better business owners with coaching Why *I* regularly invest in coaching for myself How to know if you’re ready to start working with a coach For full show notes, go to schulmanart.com/95 Never miss an episode! Are you subscribed to my podc…
 
I know that talking about race and the on-going impact of racism is a challenging subject, to say the least. Given the recent events of police brutality in the United States, I wanted to do my part to create a space where we can discuss positive solutions and really understand what our black neighbours are experiencing. Many of you are scared and u…
 
Today, we’re talking all about the 4 tendencies! In this podcast, you will discover... If you might wonder why people can rely on you, but you think you can't rely on yourself How you can help someone to follow good advice Why people say you ask too many questions How you work with someone who refuses to do what you ask—or who keeps telling you wha…
 
Today, we're talking all about the 3 major mindset shifts you need to make, so that you can get out of your own way. In this podcast, you will discover... How you’re holding yourself back The 3 major mindset shifts you need to make to sell more art How to start recognizing these thoughts so you can shift them For full show notes, go to schulmanart.…
 
Have you ever tried painting from memory? How did it turn out for you? Have you ever thought of a picture as a thing in and of itself rather than a memory of the image it captures? I was thrilled to get the opportunity to speak with the talented and engaging artist, Edwige Fouvry who often takes the approach of painting from memory. Edwige Fouvry w…
 
Today, we’re talking all about financial fears and how they can be holding you back. In this podcast, you will discover... How to cure the disease of under earning 5 Financial fears that might be holding you back Why owning your own desire is the very first step For full show notes, go to schulmanart.com/92 Never miss an episode! Are you subscribed…
 
Today, we’re talking all about refilling your creative well when your usual ways are not available to you. In this podcast, you will discover... 3 activities that are zapping you of creative energy Why recharging is vital to wash the dust away from your soul 12 different ways to recharge your creativity (none of which involve your computer) For ful…
 
When was the last time you saw a painting that really challenged you? How do you typically react to paintings that portray suffering or difficult political topic? I am grateful for the opportunity I had for a long-ranging conversation with the artist, Max Ginsburg. Max is a native New Yorker, many of his paintings center on people and places around…
 
Today, we’re talking all about creating meaningful connection every time you write an email. In this podcast, you will discover... Why your art collectors want to hear from you (and often) Why you can still sell art even if you have a small email list How to color code your emails to reach all the personality types on your email list For full show …
 
We’ve got a lot to talk about, you and I. Today, we’re talking all about evolving and redefining yourself. In this podcast, you will discover... How crises has a way of forcing us to redefine ourselves (often for the better). Why now could be just the inspiration you need to show up in a different way. Why finding meaning in your life through art i…
 
What subject matter do you love to paint? For you maybe it’s going outdoors and painting en plein air or to a crowded marketplace. Each artist has to find their own source of inspiration and motivation as they travel on their artistic journey - for Ricky Mujica - it’s all about family. Ricky is an award-winning artist whose work appears in collecti…
 
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