Making and Selling Prints of my Work - Page 2 - Artist Forum
 8Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of Old 12-10-2015, 03:27 PM
Liz
Senior Member
 
Liz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 455
Thanks! I booked marked the page before your link gets deleted, lol.
Liz is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of Old 12-10-2015, 05:29 PM
Senior Member
 
TerryCurley's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 3,691
I hate that I am expected (by the owners of the forum) to remove others links if I suspect it is advertising...but I do understand because there are paid advertisers. I checked the below link and could see where it gives helpful information and it is not attempting to promote any business so I consciously did not remove the link.

It's this kind of thing that really makes me want to give up the moderator position but it seems I'm the only moderator left. If anyone else is interested in being a moderator please message me. How about you @Liz? I'll gladly give you or anyone else the moderator hat.



TerryCurley is offline  
post #13 of Old 12-11-2015, 12:01 AM
Liz
Senior Member
 
Liz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 455
Sorry Terry, didn't mean to make light of your moderating, I know it must be unpleasant to delete or edit others' posts, I use to run a Chihuahua forum and I quit.
TerryCurley likes this.
Liz is offline  
 
post #14 of Old 12-11-2015, 06:11 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Posts: 274
Awww, T... Yer the only one with the energy & temperament to MOBERATE!
TerryCurley likes this.
Sorin is offline  
post #15 of Old 02-27-2016, 05:28 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 45
A couple of thoughts here.
Photographing your artwork is one way to go. There are large flatbed scanners that can digitally reproduce your work better than any photo for good reproductions. The initial work is a bit pricey depending on the size of the work but you can't match the quality.
As far as trying to start a business that way, may I make another recommendation. Get quality paper for your printer and make postcard or greeting card sets and try to sell them in stores or online. Let the public get to see more of your work at a more affordable price before you go for posters, canvas reproductions or any other expensive method.
As far as printing goes, Lithography is a form of printing/reproduction that you can consider where your poster sized copies on decent paper can cost under $2.00 a copy and if you have to buy 200 to get that price because they only litho in quantity then heck consider how many copies you get for that money than with a canvas copies. The cheaper your cost the cheaper you can sell the piece and make more money in the long run and get more copies of your work out there.
Good luck. Post samples of your work.
ChiKevin is offline  
post #16 of Old 03-14-2016, 03:16 PM
Senior Member
 
bbbaldie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: NW Arkansas
Posts: 199
I sold stuff from my Boomer nostalgia site with Zazzle. Then I started uploading my art images there. Turns out they are a paranoid bunch, and won't allow any likenesses of people who might possibly object. That goes to descendants of deceased individuals, as well! And since much of my art at the time was of pop culture figures, that meant most of it was disallowed. So I closed my account and suggested they seek medicine for acute paranoia.

I now use Red Bubble and Fine Art America. Red Bubble makes all sorts of t-shirts, perfect for my portraits. Fine Art America makes a basic tee shirt as well, but every sort of art print you can imagine, including printing on metal plating.

Online portfolio and links to stores:
http://www.enderland.com
Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/ronenderland/
bbbaldie is offline  
Reply

Tags
giclee, making prints, prints

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Artist Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome