Are you wondering what style of art sells best? Do you find yourself all over the spectrum? Do you find yourself good at all but a master at nothing? In this post, I will shed some light on a very popular topic that might help you decide what style of art sells best for you.
“Art doesn’t have to be pretty. It has to be meaningful.” -Duane Hanson
What Style of Art Sells Best?
Many artists become impatient when they are first starting to sell their artwork.
It is very exciting when you finish a project and you publish it on the web for the world to see.
I can still remember how anxious I would get. I would upload an image and check my email every five minutes to see if I landed a sale.
But after selling online for over fifteen years I have learned how to be patient. It takes time to have a listing seen by the right person click the buy it now button.
It is not a question of what style of art sells best, it is about having your art seen by the right person. They are out their and they want to have what you created hanging on their wall. You just have to find them and make them aware that your art is for sale.
Passion is defined as a strong emotion that is barely controllable.
Why did you start creating art?
There was something or someone who inspired you. Once you started creating art your passion grew. You feet like it is your way to communicate to the world.
When some artists start selling their art, their passion is put on the side burner. Their only concern is about landing a sale.
If a sale does not come quickly enough, they start to question their talent and the subject they are creating.
This is one reason I see so many artists give up too early.
Would you like to know what style of art sells best?
It is yours.
I know that it is hard to stay patient when sales are not rolling in, but you have too.
Keep in mind, not everyone is in a position to make a purchase when they are on the web.
Think of how many times you go online versus how many times you make a purchase online.
The same is true with everyone else surfing the web.
Your mission is to upload the best images of your artwork, build brand awareness, create pillar content and connect a story to your artwork. When you do that you will start to see sales come in more consistently.
It is not about changing the style of art you create or changing the medium you use, it is about having a passion for what you do and sharing your passion with the world.
I Need to Know What Art Sells Best
I hear the phrase, “I need to know what art sells best” by so many artists I coach.
Instead of focusing on enhancing their artistic skills and learning how to market their artwork, they waste time trying to find what art sells best.
They will notice a type of art that sells, and then they will try to create something that is similar. They become frustrated when it doesn’t sell. They search for something else that is selling hoping to find a hidden treasure. The cycle continues until they realize it is not the subject that matters. If they stay true to themselves and learn how to be an expert at marketing online they will be rewarded with sales.
There are Customers for All Artists
Is there art that is better than others?
I truly believe that all art is equal. In my opinion, art is only as good as the eyes seeing it. Everyone will have a different opinion about a piece of art.
Some people might like the colors of a painting.
Some people might like realism art.
Others might be attracted to a looser look.
Some people like oil paintings while other people like graphite drawings.
Whose opinion is correct?
I believe everyone is correct. Everyone has a specific taste that moves them or sparks a memory.
It is just like music. Some people listen to blues while others like country. Art is a form of communication. Instead of trying to communicate like someone else. Be yourself and share what you have to say to the world.
What style of art sells best? The art that sells the best is your art. If you would like to sell your art you will just need to find the people who like your style. They are out there. With a well-planned marketing strategy, you will be able to be successful with your online art business.
You might also be interested in:
- Best Way to Sell Art Online – Effective Strategies
- How to Become an Expert Marketing Your Art
- Share Your Art – Help Make the World Beautiful
- Secret for Entrepreneurial Success For Artists Selling Art Online
- 5 Reasons Artists Should Blog
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