How To Prep Your Paintings For The Big Day

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Still life paintings are very popular among amateurs and professionals alike. There are many variations of still life. This article will give you some tips on how to prepare your paintings for the big day, sales or showing.

We’ve all seen them: the artworks that need a good cleaning, or the ones that are so poorly framed that you can’t appreciate their beauty. That’s why it is always best to take care of your paintings before you go ahead and sell them.

This article will give you some tips on how to prepare your paintings for the big day.

Here are some tips for preparing your paintings for the big day.

Before you prep your paintings, make sure that you have marked out the dimensions and done a value study of each painting so you have some idea of what you are working with.

The first thing to do is to clear off a space for all your paintings and get them out of the way.

What you need:

Eye protection (if using spray paint)

Spray bottle with water (if using spray paint)

Painting clothes (preferably old/disposable)

Drop cloths or newspapers on the floor and anywhere you don’t want paint to go.

Tape – to tape off edges of work area (and painter’s tape is great for this applied directly over existing tape)

Rubber bands – to wrap around objects that might be sprayed by mistake like picture frames or doors in the room. (I always use rubber bands in place of rope or twine if I happen to have them on hand. They lay flat and don’t show up in my photos.)

Paper towels/rags – used to clean up messes, not paper towels!

After you have paint on the canvas, you must protect it from the elements. You can’t just throw your paintings face down or out in the open when you are not working them.

Here are some tips and tricks to help you keep your paintings protected and looking great until you are ready to show them or sell them:

As an artist, you’re always tweaking your style and experimenting with new materials and techniques. And as a businessperson, you’re always looking for ways to increase your sales or exposure. The two are not mutually exclusive. To sell your work, you need to get it in front of people who might be interested in buying it.

Telling someone about the good work you do is a great way to start a conversation that leads to sales, but if you’re going to tell people about what you do, why not take advantage of the opportunity? Why not present your work in the best possible light? That’s where prepping your paintings for showing comes in.

Painting is painting, but there is still a difference between a hobbyist and an artist. An artist is someone who takes their art seriously and takes pride in what they do. This does not mean that all artists are rich or successful, but it does mean that they are willing to put the time and effort into making the best work that they can.

The best advice I have ever been given about painting comes from another artist, Mary Beth Temple. She said “Your paint is a precious thing, do not waste it.” This means that if you are going to use 25-50% of your paints on something, make sure that you love it. You want to make sure that when people look at your paintings they see the passion within them and know you did not take this project lightly.

You need to prepare your paintings ahead of time because you do not want to waste any time day of with last minute preparations. If you wait until the last minute all you will end up doing is rushing through everything and creating more problems than you need to.

So, how do you prep for a show? Here are some tips:

1) Make sure everything is clean

Before painting anything, make sure that the surface that it will be painted on is clean. This

When I’m finished with a painting, I do two things. First, I sign it and date it. Then, I get it photographed. Both are important but the latter is more important because you will want to show your work to people who might not be able to come over and see it in person. You can’t be there to point at the signature and say “That’s me!” or “That was done last year.” But a photo of your painting can speak for you on that score.

If you have a disagreement about the price of an item that’s listed without a photograph, you may be asked for proof of ownership. If you don’t have a photograph, that’s all you’ve got. Finally, many art galleries (in my experience) won’t even look at an unsigned painting, so unless you’re going to list all your items on eBay, make sure they’re signed.

If you’re planning on posting paintings for sale on eBay or other Internet sales sites, be sure to include close-ups of all sides of the painting as well as full-length shots. Most people who see still life paintings online will only click through two or three pictures before deciding whether or not they want to pursue further investigation.

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