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post #1 of Old 10-11-2017, 01:15 AM Thread Starter
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Is this Art?

I am hoping for some advice and suggestions which may help me with a major dilemma. I am a qualified graphic designer but have not been practising recently due to family circumstances. I have attended a number of interviews but had no luck landing a job. I have however, had a large number of positive remarks and compliments from interviewers on viewing the work I have produced in my free time alongside work that sits in my portfolio. It is hand drawn, then photographed and uploaded into photoshop where I make any necessary changes and renderings. It is non illustrative in the main and as such I do not know how best to describe it or myself (i.e. artist v illustrator). Having seen this forum I thought it would be a great platform to air my quandary so that I may know who to approach should I decide to promote or market the work at a later date. I have included a link for anyone who is able to offer any advice or suggestions. Thanks for reading. Really looking forward to hearing from anyone that might be able to help.

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post #2 of Old 05-16-2020, 07:56 AM
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Wow, 2 1/2 years since this was posted, but thought I'd make a couple comments in case you're still around. The works are fabulous!

Describing the work as abstract art is what comes to mind. Would love to see photos of the original works, too.

I can think of several ways to market art like that (and it is VERY marketable) -
  • Limited edition prints in a variety of sizes, framed or unframed.
  • Downloadable prints - in A4/US letter size for desktop printers
  • Greeting cards
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