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02-18-2016 04:56 PM
FanKi That's stunning ._.

Incredible!
02-18-2016 09:11 AM
dickhutchings I find it extremely relaxing and at the same time stimulating. Is that possible?
02-18-2016 09:08 AM
TerryCurley Everyone has different likes and dislikes. Everyone knows by now that I love to paint.



02-18-2016 08:02 AM
Lashdown91
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Originally Posted by dickhutchings View Post
Huh? You must be talking about the selling part. I can't imagine you don't enjoy painting when you do such wonderful work.
Very kind of you! But yeah, I certainly see why painting has the word 'pain' in it. I much prefer drawing, or thinking of the painting. But executing it is...a pain.
02-15-2016 10:37 AM
TerryCurley Yeah, that was my experience also.



02-15-2016 10:33 AM
leighann @Lashdown91 I have a friend who sells stuff on Etsy, and while she has good luck with it, she also complains of their fees. Evidently they charge a fee for every little thing.

If you are on Facebook, you can set up a separate page just for your art and direct people there.
02-15-2016 10:32 AM
dickhutchings
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I can't say I enjoy the process a whole lot!
Huh? You must be talking about the selling part. I can't imagine you don't enjoy painting when you do such wonderful work.
02-15-2016 10:24 AM
TerryCurley I was using Esty but shut it down. I was getting much better response on Ebay.



02-15-2016 09:40 AM
Lashdown91 I've seen people who base their prices on time, as they set themselves an hourly rate. Well, this took about 3 months, of very sporadic work. No idea how many hours, and a lot of them were just unproductive deliberation. Can't really charge for being hesitant.
I'm in the UK, so will have to work on £, but £200 -£250 would probably be about right.
Do any of you use etsy? How good is it for selling paintings?
02-14-2016 03:25 PM
leighann Wow, that's awesome. Lots of cool details. Obviously the size of the painting should figure into your price too.
I was looking at another Instagram persons paintings just yesterday, not sure if they were oil or acrylic (I know much more time goes into oil), but most of his were at least $250. I will tag u on one of his paintings so you can check his website.

Check around Instagram and see what other people are charging for the same size oils (?)
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