Posts Tagged ‘tattoo convention’

Bastards of Art : Episode 55

First Impression In this episode we follow up on “What are you worth?”  This question has no direct answer but what to consider is a the elements that go into that question.  Episode 54 covers an overview of the subject but in this episode we discuss the impression you give to your future clients and…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 54

“How much should I charge for my work?” The answers will vary and nobody can give you a clear cut answer.  There is a way to narrow down your current worth.  You must take into account a few variables: What impression do you leave? Who can vouch for you? What do you do thats different…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 52

Helpful tips when Talking to a client for commissioned work: Inform the new client on how you operate.  Understand that your client has no idea what they want.  Be detailed.  Get on the same page as your client.  Don’t move forward until you have an agreement.  Have an approvals process. Itunes – Soundcloud – Contact –…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 32

Sharing is Caring. “There was a Farmer who grew excellent corn. Every year he won the award for the best grown corn. One year a newspaper reporter interviewed him and learned something interesting about how he grew it. The reporter discovered that the farmer shared his seed corn with his neighbors. “How can you afford…

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Bastartds of Art : Episode 19

The SketchBook The spearhead of our ego. The Sketchbook is an uncomfortable little book that hold our “could be’s” and “would have been’s”.   Truthfully, it is rare to see a sketch book filled form cover to cover in perfected art.  A sketch book is just what it is, a book for sketching. Sketch: a rough…

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Bastrards of Art Podcast : Episode 18

Travel. Its hard to see the world from one spot.  If we are truly a product of out environment, we must change our surroundings to change ourselves. It is important for an artist to have a keen and perspective. In this episode Matt and Jon discuss how travel has changed their life.  From there personal experience…

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Bastrds of Art Podcast : Episode 15

Capture Display Print In this Episode you will get an overview of how to turn your art into a reproduction.  If you are looking to sell fine art prints or just wanting to display your work on a web page, there are a few concepts that have to be discovered to retain the visual intent…

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Bastards of Art Podcast : Episode 14

Ritual vs. Routine. Switching our minds into work mode is not as simple as one, two, three.  We can get into an autopilot and set up our workspace but that doesn’t bring us into the moment.  Once you are set up, you can still not be in the right frame of mind to be creative.…

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Bastards of Art Podcast : Episode 13

Relieving the Tension in Retention It is Business 101 to know that it is cheaper to keep an existing client than to make new ones.  In this episode of Bastards of Art, we discuss how to concentrate your efforts on retaining the clientele base that you already have. Do you still remember what it was…

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Bastards of Art Podcast : Episode 12

The Face of Networking What is a better feeling than going to your eatery and having the person serving you know your name and how you like your food? Today’s business world has been hidden behind social media. It’s easy to post the hell out of your paintings and illustrations.  I have a few people…

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