Are you just starting your art blog and you are wondering where to start? Have you been blogging for sometime but you are looking for some fresh ideas? In this post, I am going to share with you 5 artist blogs to follow if you are interested in selling your art online.
5 Artist Blogs to Follow
Just like any athlete of a specific sport or musician, artists have a common ground with each other.
If you are starting an artist blog, it would make perfect sense that you should study what other artists are writing about. You might even become good friends if you reach out to them.
Take some time and study how they write their posts, interact with their audience, topics they cover, how often they post and so on.
5 Artist Blogs
These are in no specific order and are different styles for you to enjoy.
DREAMA TOLLE PERRY
DREAMA’S DAILY PAINTINGS AND WRITINGS http://dreamatolleperry.com/
Dreama is a wonderful writer will fill your heart with inspiration. She brings a bit of humor to her blogs. As you are reading her posts you feel as if she is only talking to you. Dreama’s art is filled with beautiful colors just like her writing.
An Art Journal to showcase new work and talk about life in general behind the easel. http://portraitartistsblog.blogspot.com/
Laura’s blog showcases more of her artwork. Here photos of here drawings are perfect and she shows you the progress of her subjects. Any artist or collector loves to watch an artist at work. Laura’s blog will give that to you along with a short story of her subject.
Karin Jurick Paints http://karinjurickpaints.blogspot.com/
Karin shares some valuable information on her techniques and style. Her blogs are inspiring and will help any learning artist. She has a great writing style. You know that it is Karen’s voice when you read one of her blogs. She might even be one of the hardest working painters out there.
Leslie Saeta Fine Art http://www.lesliesaeta.blogspot.com/
You might have heard of Leslie Saeta from Artist Helping Artist. That is a podcast that goes over tips on helping painters succeed in their art business. Leslie’s blog is a unique one. She does not just showcase her paintings. She also has a contest called 30 paintings in 30 days that any painter involved will be posted on her blog. Leslie is not only known for paintings but also known for giving back to upcoming artists.
Why Follow Other Artists Blogs?
Following blogs by other artists is not only an inspiration, it is also educating. By learning from different artists and how they showcase their art you will be able to learn what might work for you.
Study their writing styles and discover what topics resonate well with their audience.
These 5 artist blogs are all different by following them you will be able to learn how you can write better.
There are so many artist blogs out there to research. This is just a start for you. These 5 artist blogs to follow will help you learn the importance of blogging and communicating to your followers.
For more inspiration on what blogging can do for your art business take a look at this video.
Your Unique Artist Voice
When you start your artist blog you want to know ahead of time where you want to take it. You want to already know what your unique voice is. There are so many paths that artists can take. You can talk about what inspires you, your techniques, other artists that you are inspired from, how you handle the “artist Life” and so on.
If you need help with your writing I recommend reading Everybody Writes by Ann Handley.
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