Ep 115 – 31 Ways to Share your Art on Social Media and Real Life


In today’s podcast, we are providing you 31 tips of how to share your artwork on social media and in serious life! It is not generally quick for us to find new methods to share factors with no currently being repetitive, but you don’t always just have to share your physical art. There are a lot of distinctive approaches you can interact your audience.

31 Ways to Share your Art on Social Media and Real Life

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Talk to your followers for tips

So one genuinely superior position to start off is to inquire your followers for ideas of what to attract/paint subsequent. I imagine individuals adore to sense like they are aspect of the approach, so allowing for them to get concerned in some way is a great way of engaging with your audience.

Share where by you locate your inspiration

A thing else you can do, is to share where you uncover your inspiration – So as an case in point, I made a small online video of me showing the crushed coke can that I almost threw in the bin, but then realised it would be charming to paint, so I talked about that. But be imaginative. I could share myself polishing off a bottle of wine ‘for investigation puposes’… People today appreciate that stuff!

Photograph your workspace

This could be a distant check out or focussing on on some of your elements in your workspace.

Photograph or movie on your own performing or around your artwork

You could do this in an in excess of the shoulder type of look at or from in entrance of you. Look at out an artist known as Carmel Jenkin on Instagram for this, she is fantastic at photographs and movies of herself with her get the job done.

I even though ago I tried using a tip from an additional artist Andrea Ehrhardt (ep 86) who suggested photographing you in front of a simple history holding or subsequent to your art. You can batch do a load at once. If you operate the exact dimension you can also photograph your self with a blank canvas and photoshop your portray in later.

Demonstrate close up detail of your get the job done

Exhibit shut up depth of your do the job on Social media and ask your viewers to guess what it is. Or you could produce a limited near up video of you portray a little location. Persons appreciate guessing online games and again, it is a excellent way of obtaining your followers to interact with you.

You could also present your do the job in development

I do this a truthful bit on my instagram.

Share tricks or tips about your approach

for instance I like to use kiddie sponge brushes and I make my history faces by drawing with the dropper bottle top.

Share challenges you practical experience and how you address them

Chat about your favourite materials

While you have obtained a piece of perform on the go, choose the opportunity to talk about your favorite artwork components, it’s possible do a tiny demonstration or review. These matters do not get much time if you are now doing work on a little something, it’s not like you have got to set a little something up.

Inquire your audience for comments

You could even ask your audience for opinions – Is it concluded?

Build a time-lapse of your system, from start to end

This is a little something I rather a lot always do now. As properly as staying very good for social media, it is also helpful to seem back again and see how you achieved an outcome. I began off filming all my timelapses horizontal (or I tried out to shoot vertical and horizontal at the exact same time)but have now switched to vertical as I am getting that performs superior for instagram and is wonderful for Twitter and Facebook also.

Question your audience—What’s the tale guiding this piece… Or, what’s the caption?

Eva Falck-Wall Simpson does this often. She produces a drawing of men and women which commences off as random lines and then asks people today to appear up with a story

You could inquire for concepts for a title for your latest piece

I imply I wouldn’t do this personally, because I adore coming up with titles but I know there are a lot of artists out there that really do not love that.

Talk to your viewers to vote on a body

Check with your viewers to vote on a body, applying just one of those mock-up apps. And all those apps are a outstanding way to clearly show your viewers how your art may well glance framed on a wall.

Create a uncomplicated tutorial

This could be as basic as displaying the materials in your hand with a little bit of textual content and then showing how you use it.

Share toss-backs

There is a thing called Throwback Thursday on Instagram and this is a good time to show off some of your more mature artwork that you like.

Put up the exact same piece of art in attention-grabbing methods

Article the similar piece of art in interesting means. It doesn’t always have to be a boring deal with on cropped shot… I’ve noticed some attractive examples of this on instagram… You could clearly show your get the job done on it is easel or with your artwork tools… You could exhibit it propped on a dressed surface… possibly with a plant, a cup of espresso and some fairy lights… You could be keeping the piece… be inventive!

Share how most effective to cling and show artwork in your dwelling

Yet another thing you could do is share how very best to dangle and display art in your home…. It is constantly good if you can display your piece displayed in a authentic ecosystem.

Converse about your favourite book

You could video clip yourself flicking as a result of some internet pages or photograph a couple pages of your favourite artwork guide and talk above the prime.

Discuss about the artists who encourage you

You could make a publish conversing about the artists who encourage you. Perhaps you could share some of their art and tag them in the put up

Share your personal favorite piece and talk about why you like it

Maybe there’s a tale behind it you could share.

Share what you do when you are not developing

It doesn’t usually have to be about the artwork. People like to get to know the artist also. It’s possible a clip of you strolling your pet and getting a crack from the easel.. I not long ago produced a video of myself cleansing my art studio!

Do a Fb Dwell Q & A

Now I am not really sure if I am brave adequate for this still, what about you Sandra?

I do like a little something that Anna Zubarev does which is to converse artwork with a further artist live on Instagram whilst they are the two producing art.

Accumulate testimonials

Collect testimonials about your artwork and share them to Social Media

Share you packing system

You could share you packing process… something I wish I had accomplished when I was packing my painting to send out to London.

You could present guidance on how to care for an artwork

You could share studio suggestions

How you clean up your brushes, for example.

Be vulnerable about your procedure and your life as an artist

You could converse about the matters that have gone improper or how you are sensation if you are having a slump.

Talk to to dangle yout artwork in a community gallery or espresso shop

And it doesn’t have to be all about social media. Ask to cling your work in nearby cafes, pubs or gallery’s. Just make certain you trust them to glance ater it!

Have an artist’s e-newsletter

An additional factor you can do is to have a e-newsletter that men and women can signal up for. Which is a terrific way of retaining individuals up-to-date on on new work and reminding men and women that you are even now creating art!

Just begin sharing…

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